Entry Level and Lateral Corrections Deputy; Pierce County Sheriff's Department

Deputy (Corrections)
Pierce County Sheriff's Department - University Place, Washington

Oct 6, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Mar 31, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$5,110 monthly

Job Description

Pierce County Sheriff’s Department is currently hiring for Corrections Deputy positions. ++Applicants interested in joining our team can sign up with NTN for FREE!++ To receive this offer and assistance on how to schedule your free test or add Pierce County at no charge, please contact NTN Support at 1-855-821-3761. This offer only applies to candidates applying to Pierce County Sheriff's Department ++Corrections Deputy++.

Registers may be established on a monthly basis.

**Lateral Candidates DO NOT need to test with National Testing Network. If you are a current corrections deputy or corrections officer and are interested in a lateral opportunity, please contact Pierce County Civil Service at pccivilservice@piercecountywa.gov**

If you plan on taking the REACT - Corrections/Corrections Deputy written exam for Corrections Deputy in another state, and that state or testing location does not offer the Physical Abilities Test (PAT) required for Washington State, please contact Civil Service at pccivilservice@piercecountywa.gov to discuss options for the PAT.

Additional Information

Department Information: The Pierce County Sheriff's Department is a "full service agency" that provides law enforcement, jail, court security, civil processing services to all areas of unincorporated Pierce County and the contract cities of Edgewood and University Place. We serve the second largest county in the State of Washington with over 795,245 residents county wide, 372,545 of which live in unincorporated areas. Unincorporated areas in Pierce County include Parkland, Spanaway, Graham, South Hill, Frederickson, Purdy, Vaughn, Key Peninsula, and many of the areas surrounding the cities of Bonney Lake, Puyallup, Eatonville, and Roy. Our department consists of 300 commissioned officers that serve unincorporated areas, plus 6 commissioned officers in the City of Edgewood and 16 commissioned officers in the City of University Place. Our department is also comprised of 309 commissioned corrections officers and 61 civilian employees.

Become a part of a rapidly growing division with significant future career advancement potential. Work as a corrections deputy in indirect and direct supervision areas. Compete for a wide variety of specialized assignments:

  • Background Investigator
  • Classifications Officer
  • Commissary Officer
  • Community Based Paint Crew Supervision
  • Community Based Work Crew Supervision
  • Court Escort Officer
  • Electronic Home Monitoring Program
  • Information Services Officer
  • Medical Transport Officer
  • Reception Officer
  • Recruiting Officer
  • Release Officer
  • Supply Officer
  • Training Unit Coordinator

In addition, we offer opportunities with additional duty assignments:

  • Booking Team
  • Central Control Room Operator
  • Corrections Emergency Response Team
  • Field Training Officer
  • Field Training Officer Advisor
  • Print and Photograph Officer
  • Safety Office
  • Trustee Coordinator

County Information: Pierce County boasts tremendous outdoor opportunities with miles of Puget Sound waterfront, Mt. Rainier National Park, 361 fresh-water lakes, alpine and cross-country skiing a short drive away and nationally ranked year-round golf courses in the vicinity, while also offering all the urban amenities. Major industries include health care, technology, agriculture, timber products and military installations. Pierce County is home to the City of Tacoma, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, several suburban cities, small towns and rural communities as well as forests and farmlands. Pierce County’s moderate climate combined with a contrasting geography of water and mountains encourage a wealth of year round outdoor activities such as sailing, kayaking, fishing, skiing and hiking.

Job Description: This is work performed to provide care and custody of adult prisoners and to maintain order and discipline among the prisoners of the Pierce County Corrections and Detention Center, a maximum-security facility. Employees in this classification are responsible for the operation of the jail on a 24-hour, 7 day-a-week basis, and the direct and indirect supervision of inmates.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 20 at time of appointment
  • Education: High School Grad/GED
  • Experience: See full job description at nationaltestingnetwork.com

Contact Information

National Testing Network Support

Pierce County Sheriff's Department
1909 70th Ave. W.
University Place, Washington 98466
phone: 855-821-3761

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