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Posted on: March 5, 2021

[ARCHIVED] We’re Hiring Deputies! Are You Looking for a Good Career with a Great Team?


We’re Hiring Deputies! Are You Looking for a Good Career with a Great Team? 


**** $15,000 Sign-on Bonus (Lateral & Intermediate Lateral) ****

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is hiring Deputies, and we’re looking for qualified applicants of all levels: Entry, Intermediate Lateral, and Lateral Deputies. Contact a member of our Recruiting Team TODAY at [email protected].  

If you are already working as a Deputy/Officer/Trooper or considering a career in Law Enforcement, we want to talk to you about becoming a valued member of the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office and our Community. ($15,000 Sign-on Bonus for qualified Lateral/Intermediate Lateral Deputies)

** Pay: 

As an Entry Level Deputy (Officer Candidate), you'll receive pay while attending the basic law enforcement academy. Entry Level Deputies start at $4,104.92/month. Once you pass the academy and are commissioned, Deputies base wages range from $4,933.02/month to $6,656.46/month after three years. The Sheriff’s Office assists with the purchasing of initial equipment purchase.

Intermediate Lateral ($4,933.02/month generally) and Lateral Deputies ($6,023.72/month generally) start at a higher rate of pay depending on experience. You may also be eligible to receive a sign-on bonus of up to $15,000. ** Conditions Apply ** 

We also have Education Incentives and Longevity Pay available in addition to Shift Differential Pay for working nights. 

** Medical/Dental: Two Medical and Two Dental plans to choose from and Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability Insurance available.

** Shifts/Leave/Other Incentives: Patrol Deputies work 12-hour shifts (approximately 14 working days per month), receive 12 days of earned paid vacation per year, and earn 1 day of Sick Leave per month. Deputies are enrolled in the LEOFF 2 Retirement System. Deputies also take part in a Take-Home Car Program and receive 5 paid holidays and 7 paid personal holidays per year in addition to 1 paid Kelly Day off per month (in exchange for attending in-service training with your platoon on a scheduled day off). 

** We support members of our Armed Forces by awarding Veteran’s Preference Points on the entrance exam for qualified veterans and 21 days of paid Military Leave for AT/ADT. 

If you're interested in joining our team or have questions, please feel free to email our Recruiting Team at [email protected].  If you have testing or application questions, please call Spokane County Civil Service at (509)477-4711. 

Visit our Recruiting page at https://spokanesheriff.info or contact a member of our Recruitment Team [email protected].  

We look forward to hearing from you!

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