Join Pierce County Corrections

Join Our Team

The Pierce County Sheriff's Department is currently accepting applications for Entry Level Corrections Deputy. YOU CAN TEST FOR FREE!

$25.88 - $33.21 Per Hour
$54,315 - $70,405 Annually

Join Corrections

Applicant Information

  • Please apply and test online at National Testing Network
  • To receive the free offer and assistance on how to schedule your free test or apply your current test scores to Pierce County, please contact NTN Support at 1-866-563-3882.  
  • Testing may be scheduled at any National Testing Network location.
  • Applicants for Corrections Deputy are required to pass a video based scenario, reading section and report writing examination and pass a physical fitness test through National Testing Network.
  • Applicants must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the video and reading sections of the written exam.   Applicant must pass the report writing section and the physical fitness test.  The Physical Fitness Test includes: a mile and a half run, push-ups and sit-ups.
  • Based upon the results of the National Testing Network scores, applicants will be ranked and placed on a civil service employment register. Applicants who rank high on the civil service register will be selected to undergo a comprehensive pre-employment background investigation.
  • For additional information, please read the job announcement on the National Testing Network website.

Roles & Responsibilities

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

  • Background Investigator
  • Classifications Officer
  • Commissary Officer
  • Community Based Paint Crew
  • 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

Additional Duty Assignments

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 Officer
  • Trustee Coordinator