News Flash

Sheriff's Department

Posted on: January 19, 2018

Looking for a rewarding career in law enforcement? Join our team

Now hiring! The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department is hosting a hiring workshop Wednesday, Jan. 24 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Pierce County Jail, 701 Nollmeyer Lane in Tacoma.


If you’re interested in becoming a Pierce County Sheriff’s Deputy in corrections or patrol, this is your opportunity to get an inside look at what the Sheriff’s Department is all about, in a casual and informative atmosphere.


The workshop’s interactive breakout sessions include a jail tour, time for question and answers, tips for dressing for success, and mock oral boards.


There’s no better way to serve your community – than protecting it. Click here to RSVP for the Jan. 24 workshop.


New this year:

  • Minimum age requirement to be a corrections deputy is 20-year-old
  • Hiring Incentive Program
    • Entry Level Corrections Deputies are paid $1,500, distributed in one installment of $500 and a second installment of $1,000; newly hired Lateral Corrections Deputies are paid $2,500 in one installment
  • The Referral Incentive Program rewards Pierce County employees a $500 incentive payment who refer applicants that become a successful Sheriff’s Department Corrections Deputy or Deputy Sheriff employee


For more information about these positions, and links to free online testing, visit the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department webpage.



MEDIA CONTACTS:

Leslie Medved, Assistant to the Chief of Corrections

253-798-7477

lmedved@co.pierce.wa.us

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