Everett Police Department   Everett, WA   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on May 31, 2024
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The Everett Police Department is currently accepting new entry-level applications.


Information about career opportunities can be found on the City of Everett's Government Jobs 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 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.

Please visit Public Safety Testing to learn how you can best prepare yourself for a successful testing process.



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 which will include an initial interview, background check, criminal history check, polygraph (lie detector) exam, and suitability assessment. You can view a list of automatic and potential disqualifiers here.


Competitive Wages

Entry level officers start at a base wage of $89,390 per year.

Second year officers have a base wage of $98,152 per year.
*College incentive pay applies as noted below.

Third year officers have a base wage of $117,468 per year.
*Pay increases with longevity, college incentive pay and additional opportunities as noted below.

City Match on Deferred Compensation Retirement Plan

For 2022, the employer will match up to $3,200 per year.