The Everett Police Department is actively looking to hire entry-level officers. We provide an exciting work environment, paid training, and all equipment.
Job information can be found on the City of Everett website.
To start the application process, visit PublicSafetyTesting.com to complete your application online then select the testing date, time, and location most convenient for you. For further information, call toll-free 1-866-HIRE-911. Applicants must also complete their Personal History Statement (PHS) via PublicSafetyTesting.com and the City's Supplemental Personal History Statement (PDF) by the close of the filing window in order to be placed on the eligibility register.
- The screening process will consist of a written test weighted 100% (pass score 70.00 and above) AND successful completion (Pass) on the Physical Ability Test (PAT) within the six months prior to the closing date. Public Safety Testing conducts the City of Everett's written and PAT examinations.
- All portions of the process are designed to sample and measure the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities. Additional screening prior to appointment to the Police Officer (Entry-Level) position includes an employment and general background investigation as well as medical, drug testing, psychological and polygraph examinations.
Once you have successfully completed the testing process, applicants will be ranked on a list which will be approved by the Civil Service Commission. Starting from the top of the list, applicants will then begin the background investigation will begin which will include an initial interview, background check, criminal history check, polygraph (lie detector) exam, and suitability assessment.
Summary of Benefits
Entry level officers start at a base monthly wage, currently $72,192 per year.
Second year officers have a base monthly wage, currently $79,056 per year. *College incentive pay applies (noted below).
Third year officers have a base monthly wage, currently $94,620 per year. *Pay increases with longevity, college incentive pay, and additional opportunities (noted below).
City Match on Deferred Compensation Retirement Plan
For 2019, the employer will match up to $2,363.92 per year.
|Years of Service||# of Work Hours Per Month||Hours Per Year|
|3rd & 4th Years||11.333||136|
|6th & 7th Years||12.667||152|
|8th & 9th Years||13.333||160|
|10th - 14th Years||14.000||168|
|15th - 19th Years||15.333||184|
|20th - 24th Years||16.667||200|
|25th year & Beyond||18.667||224|
In lieu of holiday time off, employees receive a holiday bank of 120 hours each year. If the bank hours are not used during the year, the employee can cash-out for the unused hours in December. Employees hired after the January 1st in a given year, the City may prorate the hours to be banked.
Longevity & College Incentive
Officers have the option of receiving either the longevity or college incentive, but not both of the following:
|After the completion of 4 years with EPD||2.0% per month additional|
|After the completion of 8 years with EPD||3.5% per month additional|
|After the completion of 12 years with EPD||5.5% per month additional|
|After the completion of 16 years with EPD||7.0% per month additional|
|After the completion of 20 years with EPD||9.0% per month additional|
|After the completion of 24 years with EPD||11.0% per month additional|
|After the completion of 28 years with EPD||13.0% per month additional|
|45 credits (one year)||2.0% per month additional|
|90 credits (two years)||3.5% per month additional|
|135 credits (three year)||5.5% per month additional|
|B.A. or B.S. Degree||7.0% per month additional|
|Master's Degree||9.0% per month additional|
|Ph.D. or Doctorate||11.0% per month additional|
Medical, Dental and Vision Plan for Officers & Dependents
Medical: The City provides the following two (2) plans.
- HMA (City Self-Insured PPO Plan)
- Kaiser (HMO)
Dental: Delta Dental of Washington
Vision: HMA Vision Coverage
For more information regarding benefits, contact Marcy Hammer, Benefits Coordinator at 425-257-7035.
Specialty Pay for Specialty Assignment
Specialty assignments are paid 4% and above the first class officers Base Monthly Wage.
|Bomb Technician||Motorcycle Patrol Officer|
|Tactical Team Member||ACT Team Member|
|Dive Team Members||Video Forensics|
|Canine Handlers||Training Officer|
|Hostage Negotiators||Range Master|
|Tactical Team Coordinators||Background Investigations Officer|
|Investigations Detective||School Resource Officer|