The Bingen-White Salmon Police Civil Service Commission was established pursuant to RCW Chapter 41.14 to oversee the process for filling Civil Service jobs with qualified personnel, and to establish a merit system of employment for police officers thereby raising the standards and efficiency of such offices and law enforcement in general.
The Civil Service Commission is responsible for administering the testing process for entry-level, lateral-level and promotional classified service positions within the Bingen-White Salmon Police Department. Further, the Commission's duties include:
The Civil Service commissioners are appointed by the White Salmon Mayor, pursuant to RCW 41.14.030, and have a term of office of four years. The Commission meets monthly, unless otherwise noted on the first Thursday of each month at 6:00pm in the City of White Salmon Council Chambers, 119 NE Church Avenue, White Salmon, Washington. The Commission may meet more frequently, as deemed necessary by the Commission.
CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSIONERS
Commission . Commissioner Pat Bond Commissioner Suzie Willey -Chair Commissioner Tate Petersen Darla Clifton Secretary-Examiner
At this time there are no job openings however an eligibility list is being established. Below is testing schedule.
The Skamania County Sheriff's Office and Bingen-White Salmon Police departments will be conducting a combined testing on September 12, 2015 @ 8:00am at the Stevenson High School to establish an eligibility list for the following positions: Patrol Deputy, Police Officer, Telecommunicator, Corrections, Communications Officer, Civil Deputy and Police Clerk. Applications and job descriptions for Skamania County may be found at www.skamaniasheriff.com. For Bingen-White Salmon Police Department see below or go to www.white-salmon.org. They are also available at the Skamania County Sheriff's Office, 200 Vancouver Avenue, Stevenson, WA 98648 (509)427-9490 and at White Salmon City Hall, 142 E Jewett Blvd, White Salmon, WA 98672 (509)493-1133.
Employment Application and Personal History Statement must be turned in no later than September 8, 2015 at 9:00am.