|Job type||Full Time|
|Salary||$61,658.64 - $107,177.04 Annually|
Before you apply, make sure to take the written and physical Public Safety Tests. Sign up here.
Are you passionate about serving others and your community? Do you have a desire to help people on a daily basis? Would others describe you as professional and ethical? If so, a career as a Police Officer at the City of Spokane may be the perfect profession for you!
The Spokane Police Department (SPD) seeks applicants that are interested in joining a team of dedicated individuals to protect and serve Spokane citizens. SPD operates off the values of integrity, professionalism, and compassion. Click here to hear from current SPD employees. SPD is committed to community outreach, public service, community policing, and inclusivity.
Not only does a career as a Police Officer offer various advancement opportunities and diverse career paths but also rewarding and fulfilling work. A day in the life of a Spokane Police officer means doing work, each day that is vital to our community.
Police Officers also receive an excellent benefits package including a pension plan and annual salary increases!
Why choose the Spokane region:
Why do locals love Spokane? It may depend on whom you ask but most will tell you it is because of the abundance of outdoor recreation, numerous waterways within a close driving distance, arts and culture, a plethora of breweries and wineries, and a rich food scene in the vibrant downtown core. With its natural beauty, entertainment, award-winning K-12 schools and excellent colleges and universities it's no wonder why Spokane continues to grow! Learn more about our city here.
EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS
NOTE: Before applying, please read the City of Spokane Police Department Hiring Standards.
Police Officer - Entry Level Requirements
(Applicants must meet all requirements when they apply.)
All candidates must pass the Physical Ability Test (PAT). Click here for details.
The PAT will be typically administered in the following order:
Recruitment for this job classification is open until further notice. Police Officer applicants must pass the Public Safety Testing, Inc. examination and PAT, to be eligible for hire by City of Spokane. After you have completed the PST, you will be invited to apply for the position. PST scores must be less than one year old.
Sign up through the Public Safety Testing, Inc. website, here.
NOTE: The standard PST written test cost is $55, which allows applicants to choose up to two agencies to receive their results. Applicants may select more agencies, for additional fees. Applicants who apply to agencies other than the City of Spokane, or who take the test at a date or location other than the designated free test date in Spokane, are responsible for all costs incurred.
Additional examinations shall be administered as applications are received, with results merged into one eligible list, according to final ratings and pursuant to the Merit System Rules of the Civil Service Commission: Rule IV, Section 13 - Continuous Examinations.
Upon request and at time of application, the City of Spokane will provide alternative accessible tests, to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory, or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills.
We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. As a Fair Chance employer, the City of Spokane does not conduct initial background screening for non-public safety positions.
|Employer||CITY OF SPOKANE, WA|