Corrections Deputy

Okanogan County Sheriff's Corrections Division

The Okanogan County Sheriff's Corrections Division provides correctional and custody services for local, state, and federal law enforcement and criminal justice agencies locally, as well as the coordination of prisoner custody transfer and transportation with jails and prisons across the state.

The Okanogan County Corrections Center, or jail, is operated by 19 Corrections Deputies, supervised by five Corrections Sergeants. The jail staff provides inmate supervision, in-custody court security, and transport services for up to 193 inmates housed at the jail.

To apply, Click Here or see below for more information or to schedule a job shadow.

Requirements

  • 21 Years of Age (there is no maximum age limit)
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • No felony convictions or pattern of misdemeanors
  • No use of illegal drugs within the past 5 years
  • Possess a valid WA State Drivers License
  • U.S. Citizenship or Legal Resident    

Pay & Benefits

  • 12 Paid holidays (Holiday pay added if the holiday is worked)
  • Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Step Increases & Longevity Pay
  • WA State PSERS Retirement Plan
  • Salary Range: $21.58 to $28.33 per month
  • Education and Bi-Lingual Incentives available
  • Veteran's Benefits from the GI Bill during training
  • And more!

Application Process

  • Schedule a Job Shadow (recommended but not required)
  • Entry Level Applicants
    • Apply and take a written exam with Public Safety Testing, or
    • Apply and take a written exam with the Okanogan County Civil Service Examiner, and
    • Pass an Oral Board Interview (Civil Service Board)
    • Pass a Background Investigation and Psychological Exam
    • Interview with the Chief of Corrections and/or Sheriff
  • Lateral Entry Applicants
    • Complete and submit a Personal History Statement on the Civil Service webpage.
    • Pass an Oral Board Interview (Civil Service Board)
    • Pass a Background Investigation and Psychological Exam
    • Interview with the Chief of Corrections and/or Sheriff
To apply for either Entry Level, Lateral Entry or Certified/Academy Trained Entry, go to the Civil Service page here, and follow the instructions for each specific posting.