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BECOMING A DEPUTY OR CORRECTIONS OFFICER

 

Deputy Sheriff & Correction Officer Positions:

Entry Level Field Deputy and Corrections Officer Positions:


First, check the job board for open positions:

 

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/grantwa/default.cfm


The Grant County Sheriff’s Office only accepts applications for these positions when there are openings. However, written and physical ability testing for entry level field deputy and corrections officer positions is conducted on a continuous basis through Public Safety Testing. Please visit www.publicsafetytesting.com for the testing schedule and costs. Public Safety Testing will require each applicant to complete an application which needs to be completed in its entirety along with a written and physical ability test in order to then apply for an Entry Level Field Deputy or Correction Officer Position.

Lateral Field Deputy Sheriff and Correction Officer Positions:


The Grant County Sheriff's Office accepts applications for Lateral Deputy Positions continuously. Lateral Field Deputy and Correction Officer Positions applicants must complete the Public Safety Testing application in its entirety along with a Physical test prior to applying with the Grant County Sheriff’s Office. To apply for the Physical test, please sign up with Public Safety Testing, by going to www.publicsafetytesting.com. After completing the required application and tests, please visit the Grant County job board to apply with the Grant County Sheriff’s Office at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/grantwa/default.cfm. Please be sure to fill out the application completely, this includes submitting a cover letter, resume and answering all supplemental questions. Any unfinished applications will not be considered.

*Depending on an applicant's cumulative score from Public Safety Testing for both Entry Level and Lateral entry positions; the applicant may be requested to participate in an oral board interview with members of Sheriff's Office and Civil Service Board. The score from the oral interview is combined with the score from public safety testing and then ranked on a list of applicants qualified for hire. The Grant County Civil Service Commission will then forward the list to the Sheriff’s Office, after which you may be contacted for an individual interview directly with the Sheriff’s Office.


Entry level and lateral applicants are encouraged to complete the Public Safety Testing process at any time so that their name may be given to the Sheriff's Office to be considered for an oral interview.

If you have any questions or concerns about the testing process through Public Safety Testing please contact Public Safety directly at 1-866-447-3911 (toll free).

If you have any questions relating to technical issues with the Grant County application process, you may call the NEOGOV Applicant Support Line at 877.204.4442.

Sheriff's employees are under the provisions of Civil Service. For all other inquiries, please contact the Civil Service Secretary/Chief Examiner at 509-754-2011 ext. 441.

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