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|Job Title:||Lateral Police Officer|
|Organization:||Federal Way Police Department|
|Description:||Incorporated in 1990, the City of Federal Way is the fifth largest City in King County after Seattle and Bellevue, and the eleventh largest City in Washington State. Federal Way is located approximately twenty-five miles south of Seattle and eight miles north of Tacoma, with a population of 86,530 and approximately 21.2 square miles. The City of Federal Way is situated on a high plateau overlooking Puget Sound and has panoramic views of the Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges. Mt. Rainier provides a scenic backdrop to this suburban community.
The Federal Way Police Department offers a wide variety of work/collateral assignments. There are opportunities in Patrol, Traffic, Criminal Investigations, Special Investigations Unit (narcotics/vice), Special Response Team (SWAT), Major Accident Investigation Team, School Resource Officer, Neighborhood Resource Officer, Bomb Disposal Unit, K-9 (generalist/narcotic), Field Training, EVOC Instruction, Firearms Training, Defensive Tactics, Civil Disturbance, Special Emphasis Units, and Traffic School Instruction. It is truly a multifaceted department.
Salary and Benefits: The salary range is $4,499-$6,036/month (2010 salary range) experienced Officers will be hired at a wage commensurate to their experience level. There is up to an additional 10.25% awarded for things such as years of service, college degree from an accredited college and living within City limits if you participate in the Career Development Program as set forth in the Guild contract.
Along with the competitive wage, the City of Federal Way offers an attractive benefits package, which includes but is not limited two retirement plans Federal Way Retirement Systems (FWRS), which is in lieu of Social Security and Law Enforcement Officer?s & Fire Fighter?s (LEOFF), through the State of Washington, an optional deferred compensation plan, two medical plans which the City pays 100% of the premium for employees and 90% for dependents, dental and vision coverage paid at 100% by the City for employee and full family. The Guild observes 14.5 holidays each year, two are floating holidays that can be used at anytime, during the year it was earned, and employees accrue vacation and sick leave at the rate of four hours per pay period (8 hours per month). After five years the accrual rate for vacation increases to 5.5 hours per pay period (11 hours per month). Upon completion of the probation period, employees who live within the City limits and/or Potential Annexation Area shall be issued take home vehicles which may be used to commute to and from work and for transportation to all matters arising directly from the Officer?s employment as a Police Officer.
Contact Information: If you are a community oriented, quality Officer we invite you to join our team. Feel free to contact Jean Stanley, Civil Service Secretary/Chief Examiner, at 253-835-2532 with any questions or visit us at our website www.cityoffederalway.com.
|Contact:||Douglas P Laird|