Employment Opportunities

​"No one is compelled to choose the profession of a police officer; but having chosen it, everyone is obligated to perform its duties and live up to the high standards of its requirements." ~ President Calvin Coolidge

 

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Deputy Sheriff Benefits and Minimum Requirements

   

Salary Range: $29.68 to $37.88 per hour ($61,734.40 to $78,790.40 annually, based on 2080 hours worked annually). Overtime paid per FLSA.

Longevity Bonus: From 1.5% to 5% of salary, paid annually on anniversary date.

Assignment Pay: Up to 6% of the employee’s base hourly pay.

Uniforms: The employer supplies and maintains uniforms and equipment. The plainclothes deputies receive $625.00 per year in clothing allowance.

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Disability Plans: Employees in this position may choose from several insurance plans. Premium rate sheets showing County and employee contributions will be available on the Kitsap County website at https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/default.aspx

Retirement Plan: Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters (LEOFF II) plan.

Hours of Work: Deputies work a 10 hour 40 minute shift that rotates every six months.

Holidays: Eleven (11) paid holidays, seven (7) of which are premium days for which the deputy receives additional halftime pay.

Annual Leave:Upon employment80 hours per year
 After 5 years160 hours per year
 After 10 years190 hours per year
 After 15 years220 hours per year

You may carry over a total of 360 hours per calendar year. At retirement the employee is paid for the unused annual leave at the rate at the time of separation.

Sick Leave: Ten (10) hours per month of employment, with a maximum annual carryover of 1200 hours. Fifty (50) percent is paid upon retirement.

Bereavement Leave: Up to three (3) days per year are allowed and are not accumulative, to attend a funeral for a death in the employee’s immediate family, as defined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Deputy Sheriff Minimum Requirements:

  • US citizen
  • Read, write and speak the English language
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Completion of two years of accredited college (minimum of 90 quarter credits or 60 semester hours). Prior Law Enforcement/Corrections Experience or Military Education Equivalency may be substituted for the college requirement.
  • Pass a civil service entrance examination and physical agility test
  • Pass medical, psychological and polygraph examinations, as well as an intensive background investigation
  • Possess a valid Washington State driver's license at the time of employment
  • A conviction record may be disqualifying

Corrections Officer Benefits and Minimum Requirements

 

Salary Range $22.91 to $30.70 per hour ($47,652.80 to $63,856.00 annually, based on 2080 hours worked annually) for 2015. Overtime paid per FLSA. 

Uniforms: The employer supplies and maintains uniforms and equipment.

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Disability Plans: Employees in this position may choose from several insurance plans. Premium rate sheets showing County and employee contributions will be available on the Kitsap County website at https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/default.aspx

Retirement Plan: Public Safety Employees' Retirement System. For more information go to:  http://www.drs.wa.gov/member/systems/psers/ 

Hours of Work: Corrections Officers work 5/8 shifts.

Holidays: Eleven (11) paid holidays, four (4) of which are premium days for which the officer receives additional halftime pay.

Annual Leave:Upon employment80 hours per year
 After 3 years96 hours per year
 After 5 years120 hours per year
 After 10 years160 hours per year
 After 15 years200 hours per year

No more than 360 hours of annual leave may be carried over at the end of the calendar year.

Sick Leave: Eight (8) hours per month of employment, with a maximum accumulation of 1200 hours.

Bereavement Leave: Up to three (3) days per year is allowed and is not cumulative, to attend a funeral or memorial service and/or to make other arrangements following a death in the employee’s immediate family, as defined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Minimum Requirements:

  • US citizen
  • Read, write and speak the English language
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Pass a civil service entrance examination and physical agility test
  • Pass medical, psychological and polygraph examinations, as well as a complete background investigation
  • Possess a valid Washington State driver's license at the time of employment
  • A conviction record may be disqualifying