Corrections Deputy - Sheriff's Office-Multiple Open Positions

Description : Corrections Deputy

Click here to Apply: Corrections Deputy
Starting salary for this position is $22.45-25.67 per hour with annual step increases.

The Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office is seeking quality applicants for selection to serve as a Corrections Deputy. Corrections Deputies provide inmate supervision, in-custody court security, and transport services for up to 193 inmates housed at the jail. Corrections Deputies work as a team but must be independent and be good communicators and problem solvers.

Employment as a Corrections Deputy offers a competitive benefit package that includes excellent health, dental and vision insurances, deferred compensation account options, PESRS retirement plan, short- and long-term disability options, basic life coverage, annual and sick leave accrual.

Lateral or Certified Entry Incentives

  • Time in Service Allowance - New hire presently employed with a public LE agency when hired shall receive annual leave accrual time credit based on years of continuous service. Additionally, time in service credit will be applied to step increase computation for wages.
  •  Annual Leave Front-load - New hire shall be awarded one week of annual leave upon hire. Regular annual leave begins accruing immediately.
  • Sick Leave Front-load - New hire shall be awarded two weeks of sick leave upon hire. Regular sick leave begins accruing immediately.

Background investigation, psychological and polygraph exams conducted on successful candidates. Hiring is provisional, based on outcome of completed psychological evaluation.
Online testing is available at Public Safety Testing
or apply here.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications packets are accepted on a continuous basis. 
EXAMINATION DATES: Written – TBD 9:00am (Exam takes approx. 2 hours)

EXAMINATION LOCATION: Okanogan County – Commissioner’s Hearing Room
123 5th Ave N – Okanogan, WA

*There is no COVID-19 vaccination requirement to work with the Okanogan County Sheriff's Office.

Okanogan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact : Vicky Poole, Civil Service Examiner Email or Phone (509) 422-7169

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled