Sheriff’s Technical Assistant 2 (Civil Service)

US Government, Sheriff

TOTAL COMPENSATION: $45,931.62 – $52,023.40 annually. Total compensation is an estimate based upon full-time base compensation, median retirement fund contributions, and current employer-paid health and related benefit contribution rates (including medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, and leave). The actual total will vary depending upon each employee’s enrollment choices. 
 
The starting pay will begin at $17.25 on the pay scale, will have a pay increase after six (6) full months of employment and will have annual increases thereafter, maxing out at the top step of the pay scale.
 
 
SIGN-ON BONUS 
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is proud to offer up tp a $3,000 sign-on bonus to new full-time Sheriff’s Technical Assistant 2 employees. This is not for current Spokane County employees. This bonus is paid out in two payments: 50% of the bonus will be paid on the first regularly scheduled payday after your first day of employment with Spokane County Sheriff’s Office; the remaining 50% of the bonus will be paid after one year of service as a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office employee and successful completion of probationary period.
  
 
  
*** This job posting is for a merged eligibility list from which all Sheriff’s Technical Assistant 2 (STA2) positions in the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office will be filled. ***
  

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This position performs and takes responsibility for various technical and/or clerical duties in a law enforcement agency, using various computer programs and/or operating technical equipment. Perform general responsibilities inherent to properly maintaining the office of the division where assigned. Perform lower level accounting work; maintain fingerprint files; handle receptionist duties, including multi-line phones and direct contact with the general public; maintain attendance records for vacation, sick leave, holidays, and compensatory time.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:  Positions in this classification may function as the only or principle clerical support personnel in an office; must have the ability to relieve technical and/or administrative superiors of routine office or technical responsibilities. Positions in this class may work as part of a team; must have the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships. Incumbents are expected to be responsible for the flow and completion of work within their assigned unit, within general guidelines, and with full occupational levels of skill and accuracy.  Incumbents must be able to use independent judgment in the application and/or choice of procedures in determining the priority of workload. Work is subject to cross-checking and/or general review.

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REQUIRED ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS CHECKLIST- DOCUMENTS MUST BE UPLOADED WITH YOUR APPLICATION:

  • Copy of valid driver’s license  (Must be uploaded with your application; front side only)
  • A validated typing test (see below for details)
  • Copy of DD-214 – Member Form 4 (if applicable; Must be uploaded with your application; See RCW 41.04.010 as to how Veteran’s Preference is applied.)
  • Copy of Permanent Resident Card AKA “Green Card” (if applicable; MUST be uploaded with your application; front side only)
  • Official transcripts from the school of your highest level of education or transcripts showing proof of your degree. All transcripts must be official copies; they cannot be uploaded with your application. 
     
     Accepted methods for transcript submission:
     1. If your school distributes official electronic transcripts, have the registrar email the official transcripts directly to: Lschwebs@spokanecounty.org. Electronic transcripts will only be accepted if sent directly by the school. 
     
     2. Mail or hand-deliver sealed, official paper copies to: Spokane County Civil Service, 6011 N Chase Rd, Newman Lake, WA 99025. If you have already submitted official transcripts to Civil Service, please do not resubmit. Do make sure to verify Civil Service has your transcripts on file. 


 
*****A validated typing test with a net score of at least 45 WPM after adjustment for errors, taken within the last 90 days, is required. The Civil Service office will be offering free typing tests by appointment only. Please call 509-477-4711 option 2 to reserve a specific time. Applicants are welcome to submit their application and then contact Civil Service for scheduling. Some temporary employment agencies also offer validated typing tests. You may want to contact the agencies to confirm that they do offer validated typing tests and if they charge a fee. **We will not accept self-tests completed on the Internet. If you do not submit a validated typing test, your application will be considered incomplete and you will not move forward in the testing process for this position.*****
 
   DO NOT SUBMIT RESUME; resumes are NOT accepted in lieu of a complete online application.

  
 
  
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TESTING INFORMATION

Written Exam: 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2022 at 8:30 a.m., By invitation only, for applicants who meet the minimum requirements and submit complete applications by noon on Thursday, September 22, 2022 

Oral Board Interviews: Will be scheduled upon successful completion of the written exam.
  
 
PLEASE NOTE: All Civil Service exams, oral board interviews, or any other interview involved with this position must be conducted in-person at the applicant’s expense. No Skype, over-the-phone, or outside testing facilities are permitted. No exceptions.
   

  
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*NOTE: Most Sheriff’s Technical Assistant 2 (STA2) positions in the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office are full-time. Spokane County has one 50% (20 hours per week) STA2 position with benefits (at the 50% employee rate). This position is expected to be at 50% for 2022 and the Sheriff’s Office will work on transitioning it to a full-time employee position starting in 2023. A review of the position will occur no later than December 1, 2022. The position will be assigned to the Forensics Unit and will report to Forensics Unit supervisors. Generally, the days of work and hours for this position will occur during dayshift, three days per week.
  
 
THIS JOB POSTING IS TO CREATE ELIGIBILITY LISTS FOR ALL SHERIFF’S TECHNICAL ASSISTANT 2 (STA2) POSITIONS IN THE SPOKANE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE. There will be an option to be placed on either the full-time list, the part-time list, or both lists. If you are on the current STA2 eligibility list(s), you do not need to re-apply. 

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