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Posting Number: 
Job Title: Community Service Officer - Police Department
Closing date: 12/29/2017
Closing time: 05:00 PM
 Postmarks will not be accepted 
Job Class: Full-time, Union (Teamsters)
Job Hours: as assigned
Salary: $2,442 - $2,990/mo. (2017 wages)

City of Centralia
Job Title:  Community Service Officer
Date Opened:  December 7, 2017
Date Closed: December 29, 2017 by 5:00 pm
Job Class:  Full-time, Civil Service Classified, Union (Teamsters),
Salary:  $2,442 - $2,990 per month
Description:  General Function:
The role of the Community Service Officer is a full-time, limited commission law enforcement support position.  Employees perform various duties within the Police Department that do not require a full police commission, including prisoner transport, evidence and property management, code enforcement, parking enforcement, computer data entry and filing, and other duties as set forth in Centralia Municipal Code (CMC) 2.15.080.
Education and Experience:
Must possess any combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge, and ability required to perform the job duties of the CSO.
Must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent
Must also possess a valid Washington State driverís license and a driving record acceptable to the City and the Cityís insurance carrier.  Also must be able to travel out of county as required.
Possession of or ability to obtain an appropriate valid Washington State Patrol Law Access Certification Level II within 6 months of employment.
Special Requirements:
Selected candidate must meet minimum Civil Service Requirements including a background screening.  The successful applicant must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of highly sensitive information.
Selection Process: 
Following the application period applicants will be invited for further Civil Service testing and ranking.
Application Process:
  1. Submit a City of Centralia employment application (you may attach a resume but it must accompany the City's employment application) to Civil Service Secretary, PO Box 609 / 118 W Maple, Centralia, WA  98531 (360-330-7562) or e-mail astritmatter@cityofcentralia.com by Friday, December 29, 2017 by 5:00 pm
(Postmarks NOT accepted).  E-mail applications must be signed and mailed after electronic filing.
  1. All applicants must also complete and submit the Supplemental Questionnaire attached in the job decription packet below along with the completed application.  Application will be incomplete without the questionnaire attached.

The City of Centralia is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal opportunity and access regardless of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disabled veteran status, veteran status, physical, mental or sensory disability.  Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  The City will provide reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities during the selection process, if requested.  Please notify Personnel of the accommodation needed, preferably at the time of applying.
Only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States are eligible for employment.  All new employees will be required to complete and sign an Employment Eligibility Verification form and present documentation verifying identity and employment eligibility.

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