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Disqualifications

Agency Disqualifiers:

THE FOLLOWING ARE AUTOMATIC AND/OR POTENTIAL DISQUALIFIERS. APPLICANTS SHOULD NOT APPLY TO OUR AGENCY IF THEY INDICATE ANY OF THE AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS. POTENTIAL DISQUALIFIERS WILL BE CONSIDERED ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS.

Category             

Driving                         

Disqualifier         1 or more traffic crime convictions in last 10 years (DWI, Suspended, Reckless, etc.).

Disqualifier         Suspension of driver's license within past 10 years.

Disqualifier         3 or more moving violations in past 10 years.

Disqualifier         1 or more at-fault accidents in past 10 years.

Drug Usage 

Disqualifier         Illegal drug substance usage or exposure within past 10 years.

Disqualifier         Illegal use of illegal drugs in the last 10 years.

Disqualifier         Illegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.

Disqualifier         Illegal opiate use.

Disqualifier         Hallucinogen use within past 10 years. No more than 1 uses total.

Disqualifier         Illegal use of 1 or more different controlled substances.

Potential              Other drug use outside these standards will be considered on case by case basis.

Disqualifier         No illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.

Disqualifier         Illegal use of dangerous drugs or narcotics, other than marijuana, for any purpose more than                                      1 time(s) in lifetime, and no use within the past 10 years.

Disqualifier         Pattern of illegal use of prescription medication.

Criminal Activity   

Disqualifier         Any adult felony conviction.

Disqualifier         Any misdemeanor, or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice capacity.

Potential              Adult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.

Potential              Juvenile felony conviction will be carefully reviewed.

Disqualifier         Been convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statute.

Disqualifier         Unlawful sexual misconduct.

Employment              

Disqualifier         Falsified his or her application, personal history questionnaire, or any other forms during                                               hiring process.

Financial        

Disqualifier         Failure to pay income tax or child support.

Other

Disqualifier         PLEASE NOTE: If you have any questions or concerns regarding the disqualifiers, please                                                 contact Administration at 509-394-8506.

Current Hiring Status

The eligibility list is a continuous listing and maintained as scores are received from PST with oral board interviews conducted on an as-needed basis. Vacancies are filled by Civil Service "rule of three" with the top three candidates forwarded to the appointing authority for background investigation & selection as vacancies occur.