Washington State Patrol Trooper Cadet

WA Statewide
Washington State Patrol
Salary: $4,682.00 Monthly

The Washington State Patrol makes a difference every day, enhancing the safety and security of our state by providing the best in public safety services. The Washington State Patrol is a nationally accredited law enforcement agency made up of dedicated professionals who work hard to improve the quality of life of our citizens and prevent the unnecessary loss of life on a daily basis.

Closing Date/Time: Fri. 05/31/19 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $4,682.00 Monthly

The character of police officers today is continually being challenged. Because public scrutiny is particularly intense for uniformed personnel, applicants seeking employment with the Washington State Patrol as a Trooper Cadet must possess an exemplary background and personal history. The nature of police work necessitates that only the best applicants are chosen. We have provided our standards to assist you in making a realistic assessment of being hired as a Trooper Cadet.


• Be a United States Citizen or a Lawful Permanent Resident of the United States of America
• Be 19½ years old at time of application
• Possess a current, non-probationary, and non-restricted valid driver's license
• Possess a Washington State driver's license and maintain such licensure during employment with WSP
• Possess a high school diploma from a state sanctioned and recognized school, GED, or associates or higher from an accredited college
• Pass a medical exam, prior to being hired
• Be willing and able to work weekends, holidays, rotating shifts, and be on 24-hour call
• Be free from the use of narcotics or controlled substances
• Successfully pass a pre-employment polygraph examination
• Successfully pass a thorough background investigation
• Successfully pass a departmental medical examination
• Successfully pass a departmental psychological examination
• Be willing to accept statewide assignments
• Knowledge between right and wrong and demonstrate it by example and life style
• Maintain good personal hygiene
• Pay one's bills and meet financial obligations