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Police Specialist - Accreditation

Department: Police Department
Job Status: Full-Time
Rate of Pay: PD-NU 8 - $26.52 - $28.71
Details: Position Closes: 03/15/2019
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DUTIES: Performs a variety of complex administrative tasks for the Police Department, including but not limited to; plan, coordinate and manage the re-accreditation process for Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) and Washington State Accreditation through WASPC; research, draft and maintain agency general orders and policies; integration of policies with requirements of CALEA and WASPC; and function as the Administrator of department’s policy and procedure software.

REQUIREMENTS: (Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job.):

  • Associate's degree in criminal justice, public administration, business administration or a related field.
  • At least two years of previous experience in policy development, print publications, and website development preferred.
  • Experience with State and/or Federal accreditation process preferred.
  • CALEA and WASPC Accreditation Manager Certification required within one (1) year of employment.

BENEFITS: The City offers a full benefits package with affordable options for full family coverage for medical, dental, vision and life insurance. The City also offers many other perks including:

  • 12 days of vacation during the 1st year of employment and 12 days of sick leave
  • 10 holidays, plus each employee receives 1 floating holiday each year
  • Washington State Department of Retirement Systems (DRS), which offers a guaranteed monthly benefit once vesting criteria has been met.
  • In addition to DRS, employees may also contribute to a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Other benefits offered: Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Assistance, Flexible Spending Plan, Long -Term Disability, Aflac and Flexible Schedule (per department approval)

This position is subject to an extensive background investigation (polygraph, drug use history, criminal convictions etc...).  


Position Description

Police Specialist - Accreditation