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Police Officer - BLEA Certified - Marysville, WA (ID: 292890)

Title Police Officer - BLEA Certified
Type Police Officer
Date Posted 2018-01-02
City / Organization Marysville, WA
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Position Summary


Applications will not be considered until candidates have submitted to Human Resources a copy of the graduation certificate they received from the Washington State Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA) or the Washington State Patrol Training Academy.  You can submit the copy of your certificate by uploading and attaching this to your online application or sending this via email to or via fax at 360-658-4648. 

Educational incentive pay:  additional 6% - 90 quarter credits or 60 semester credits or AA; 8% - BA/BS.

In addition to wages listed above, the City of Marysville offers premium pay for specialty assignments and longevity after 5 years of service.  For more details please refer to the labor agreement available online.

The purpose of this position is to protect life and property, prevent and suppress crime, apprehend criminals, and enforce laws and ordinances.   Work normally involves patrol, investigation, traffic enforcement, resolving complaints, and report writing duties. The City is strongly oriented toward proactive crime prevention activities and supports community based law enforcement practices.


Examples of Job Duties


Other duties may be assigned as needed.
  1. Patrols the city to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crimes, and to enforce traffic regulations.
  2. Responds to calls for service involving traffic accidents, domestic situations, misdemeanor or felony offenses, and other public disturbances, and takes necessary police action.
  3. Provides assistance to citizens in critical and/or emergency situations where the security of lives and/or property may be endangered.
  4. Investigates complaints of crimes, either as a uniformed officer or a plain clothes detective, including gathering evidence at crime scenes and locating and questioning witnesses.
  5. Prepares and presents records and cases for prosecutions and/or investigation of criminal, civil, and traffic offenses; testifies as a witness in court.
  6. Assists other jurisdictions and agencies in routine law enforcement activities, emergency situations, and as part of undercover investigations involving narcotics, gambling, and other activities.
  7. Trains reserve police officers.
  8. Maintains department and personal equipment in good operating condition.
  9. Maintains firearms proficiency.
  10. Assists with animal control activities.




A combination of the experience, education, and training listed below which provides an equivalent background to perform the work of this position.
No previous law enforcement experience required.
Education and Training:
High school diploma or GED certificate is required.
Other Qualifications:
  • Must be at least 20 1/2 years of age.
  • Must have successfully completed the Washington State Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA) or the Washington State Patrol Training Academy by date of application.  Application must be received within two years of academy graduation date.   
  • Must be able to successfully pass the City's civil service examination process for Police Officer - BLEA Certified.
  • Must be able to successfully pass to City standards an extensive background check, polygraph examination, psychological examination, medical examination (including LEOFF II medical requirements), and drug screening.
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony offense.
  • Must be a United States citizen by date of written examination.
  • Must be able to work a variety of scheduled shifts up to twelve (12) hour duration including nights, weekends and holidays.
Licenses or Certificates:
  • Must possess, or obtain by the date of hire, a current and valid Washington State driver's license.
  • Must possess, or have the ability to possess within six months of hire date, first aid and CPR certifications.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Peace Officer Certification as mandated by Washington State law.


Work Environment


The physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those occurring in the performance of the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; run; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must be able to lift up to 25 pounds on a frequent basis; lift 25 to 75 pounds on an occasional basis; and lift and/or move 75 - 100 pounds rarely or in emergency situations. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, night vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
This position works in an office and outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. The employee sometimes works in or near moving traffic and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, or toxic or caustic chemicals, or vicious or otherwise dangerous animals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
This position description generally describes the principle functions of the position and the level of knowledge and skills typically required. It does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and it is subject to change as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change.


Job Post Expiration Date   December 31, 2018

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .