Police Officer – Entry Level

Federal Way, WA
Federal Way Police Department

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, and performing individually or as a member of a team, participate in the following activities: enforce state statues and local ordinances, regulations and laws; apprehend suspects; respond to and investigate disturbances, service and accident calls; patrol and conduct surveillance; receive training and maintain skills proficiency; operate a vehicle during routine and emergency situations; communicate with the public in normal and averse situations; complete verbal and written reports and documentation; work independently following written or verbal instructions that are general in nature; and perform a variety of specialized duties as assigned. Successful candidates will have a strong service orientation and demonstrated record of responsiveness to community priorities and concerns.

Beginning salary $5,570/month


Requires high school graduation or the equivalent. College level course work in law enforcement or related field and bilingual capability are highly desirable. Prior to employment must be a citizen of the United States of America or a lawful permanent resident; attainment of the age of 21 years; a valid Washington State driver’s license and good driving record; attainment of department standards of physical fitness; submission to thorough employment reference and background investigation; submission to physiological and general medical evaluation; submission to FBI record check and polygraph examination. Felony conviction disqualifies.