Recruitment and Hiring

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Our Mission
We place service above self, with an unwavering and unbiased commitment to public safety, improving the quality of life for our community. 


The Edmonds Police Department serves a population of 40,000, with 53 commissioned police officers and 10 support personnel. EPD is a service first organization that is strongly supported by the community in which we work. We are a waterfront city, centered between Everett and Seattle with major state thoroughfares. The City of Edmonds provides a wide range of policing opportunities in a diverse community. Recruiting-flyer-2

Specialty assignments are a blend of local and regional assets based on the needs of our communities. Detectives, Motors, K9, Traffic, Dive Team, and Street Crimes units provide our staff with excellent opportunities. Regional SWAT, Narcotics, and Civil Disturbance teams enhance interagency cooperation and response capability.

Excellent pay
and benefits! Starting $5005 (Entry); $6066 (Lateral); $6683 (Top). Multiple incentive pay opportunities.12 hour, 4/4 patrol shifts. Comp, Kelly and Holiday hour accruals with buy back options.

City contributing MEBT retirement and Deferred Compensation programs. Excellent family medical coverage and fitness membership. Quality uniform options along with well maintained vehicles, equipment and technology.

Career development through training is a department priority. Ancillary duties, promotional goals and employee input are encouraged.

Productive labor relations to include a mutually beneficial collective bargaining agreement, an annual awards ceremony and consistent recognition for quality police work.

Sergeant Josh McClure

Edmonds Police Department
250 5th Avenue North
Edmonds, WA 98020

Current Openings: 2

The Edmonds Police Department uses for initial candidate testing.  Entry and Lateral candidates must take a written exam and physical ability test to be eligible for employment. 

Lateral candidates contact Sergeant McClure for information on incentives and agency opportunities.

The City of Edmonds is an equal oppurtunity employer.

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POSITION: Police Officer - Entry Level <----Click for info!

Salary: $5,005 to start. Officer wages top out at $6,683/month

POSITION: Police Officer - Lateral Entry <----Click for info!

SALARY: $6,066 to start (DOQ)  Officer wages top out at $6,683/month

All applicants must be twenty-one (21) years old and a citizen of the United States; have a high school diploma or equivalent; valid Washington State Vehicle Operator's license with no pending risk of loss; ability to read and write the English language. Applicants must have maintained sufficient physical agility as to be able to perform the usual and regular duty assignments of a police officer.

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