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Lateral Police Officer
Open until Filled
April 27, 2012
Lateral Police Officer for the City of Yelm. Current salary $4,737 to $5,331 per month, based on current union contract. Minimum qualifications include one year employment with a law enforcement agency within the past 24 months and completion of the Washington State Basic Law Enforcement Academy or equivalency academy. Applicants will go through an application screening process and an oral board interview. Successful applicants will then proceed to a Chief’s interview and a thorough background investigation to include a polygraph, psychological and medical examination. Must be 21 years of age and have received a high school diploma or G.E.D. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For application and qeustions please see www.publicsafetytesting.com
Public Service Opportunity
The Yelm Police Department is looking for part-time volunteers to serve in a non-sworn capacity to assist the department.
Candidates that are accepted into the program will go through training specific to their duties and responsibilities. Training will be just a few evenings over a couple week time period and when completed, will provide the volunteer with knowledge on how to be a valuable resource for the department and the city.
Candidates may serve in the capacity as court room security, identifying parking violations, conducting vacation house checks, providing security in local parks and trails, and possibly court transports of prisoners, to just mention a few.
The ideal candidate would be someone with plenty of free time, that is passionate about the community and wants to serve in a position to give back. Applications can be picked up and turned in at the Yelm Police Department. We are looking for at least 6 qualified applicants prior to the beginning of training. For questions contact the Yelm Police Department at #360-458-5701.