Patrol Deputy-Entry/Lateral/Certified-Sheriff's Office-Multiple Open Positions

Description : Patrol Deputy-Entry/Lateral and Academy Trained/Certified

Click here to Apply: Patrol Deputy

The Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office is seeking quality applicants for selection to serve as a law enforcement officer. Patrol Deputies perform law enforcement duties throughout the unincorporated areas of Okanogan County, the largest geographical county in Washington. Deputies work independently and must be good communicators and problem solvers.

Employment as a Patrol Deputy offers a competitive benefit package that includes excellent health, dental and vision insurances, deferred compensation account options, LEOFF 2 retirement plan for Law Enforcement, short- and long-term disability options, basic life coverage, annual and sick leave accrual. Wage is $32.01-$39.50 DOE.

Background investigation, psychological and polygraph exams conducted on successful candidates. Hiring is provisional, based on outcome of completed psychological evaluation.

Lateral or Certified Entry Incentives

  • Time in Service Allowance - New hire presently employed with a public LE agency when hired shall receive for purpose of pay and benefits, credit for one half their years in service not to exceed 4 years.  Additionally, time in service credit will be applied to step increase computation for wages.
*There is no COVID-19 vaccination requirement to work as a deputy with the Okanogan County Sheriff's Office.
Hiring Bonus: Entry Level $10,000  Lateral/Certified $15,000

 How to Apply: Click Here

For questions or more information, contact Vicky Poole, Chief Examiner, Okanogan County Civil Service, at or call  509.422.7169.

*Academy trained/certified – A candidate who does not meet the Lateral Entry requirements (currently employed as a certified peace officer and at least two years with that employer) but who has a current/valid peace officer certification or equivalent from a state certification authority.  

Okanogan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Contact : Vicky Poole Civil Service Examiner
phone: 509-422-7169

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled