Police Officer – Lateral
Port of Seattle – Seattle, WA
Job ID: 5993 Location: Seattle-Tacoma Int’l Airport Regular/Temporary: Regular Return to Previous Page Comments For additional information, breakdown of the different phases and timeline for our Lateral Police process please see our website.

http://www.portseattle.org/Jobs/Police-and-Fire/Police/Pages/default.aspx Closing Date This job opening closes on Monday, November 25, 2013, at midnight (Pacific Time). All applications must be received by this date and time to be considered for this position. Department Police Department Job Summary PURPOSE: To provide law enforcement services to Port-owned and operated properties with a primary emphasis of working at the SeaTac Airport and the Port of Seattle Seaport.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Patrol designated areas to deter and discover crime; enforce applicable laws, ordinances, and regulations; respond to citizen calls for assistance; provide emergency services; detain and/or arrest persons charged with crimes; issue citations; provide traffic control; investigate accidents and assist motorists and pedestrians; investigate crimes; write reports and testify in courts of law; work with tenants, residents, businesses, and the community. This position may require the use of force, including deadly force.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Must have the willingness and the ability to communicate and work with diverse groups; act independently; rapidly analyze and solve problems; be able to cope with stressful situations; apply policies, rules, and regulations and take appropriate action. Excellent leadership, teamwork, and communications skills are required.

Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants from within Washington State must have a minimum of 24 consecutive months experience as a full-time, paid commissioned officer assigned to patrol or investigative duties and no more than a 24 month break in service. The successful candidate must pass a physical ability test, written test and an oral board. Please see our website for out of state applicant information.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Two (2) years of college. Basic computer and keyboarding skills. COMMENTS: Special agents from the Washington State Gambling Commission and Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife are eligible to apply as a lateral. Federal law enforcement officers/agents, correction officers, and military police officers do NOT qualify for lateral positions.

Candidates must successfully pass an extensive background investigation, and medical, psychological and polygraph tests. Background investigations will be conducted as openings occur and include the following: driving history, credit historyarrest recordsmilitary records, educational records, and other sources where information can be obtained to measure one’s suitability for police work. The successful candidate must sign up for mandatory direct deposit. Successful applicants must complete a Patrol Training Officer (PTO) process.

Benefits Include: Full Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage (for employee and dependents), Life, Accidental Death, and Disability Insurance, Paid Holiday, Sick Leave, and Vacation, LEOFF Retirement, Post-Retirement Reduced Cost Medical Insurance available, 401(a) in lieu of Social Security contributions, Deferred Compensation, and Supplemental Pension: Pacific Coast Benefit Plan. Pay premiums include: Education 2-6% and Longevity 2-11%, Special Teams 3-8.5%, FTO 3% and 2.5% Patrol premium (added to base pay). Driver’s License A valid Washington State Driver’s License, or the ability to obtain one, is required. Union Requirements Must join International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 117 within 30 days of employment.

Compensation Disclaimer The starting pay rate for the successful candidate may vary depending on the specific terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement. Collective bargaining agreements are available for viewing on the Port’s Web site.

http://www.portseattle.org/Business/Labor-Relations/Pages/default.aspx Compensation Range 2013 Hourly Pay Range: $5768.00 to $6531.20 base pay per month (depending on qualifications).

Source:  NWJobs


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