Lateral Police Officer
The City of Yelm is seeking applications from Lateral Police Officer candidates to fill vacancies. The City of Yelm currently employs 17 full-time commissioned officers, and 2 full time administrative staff. The City of Yelm has a current population of over 10,000 residents and is one of the fastest growing communities in Thurston County. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
- Be employed as a full time commissioned officer continuously for 12 consecutive months within the past 24 months.
- Washington State applicants must have completed the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission BLEA and hold current peace officer certification.
- Applicants from outside of Washington must successfully complete the equivalency academy.
The City of Yelm is an equal opportunity employer, with just over 60 employees. We strive to retain a workforce dedicated to public service while maintaining a family atmosphere, which is an integral part of the Yelm community.