Special Agent

Police
Washington State Gambling Commission - Federal Way, Washington

May 21, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$4,593 - $5,882 DOQ monthly
Top Pay:
$6,493 monthly

Job Description

The Washington State Gambling Commission (WSGC) is recruiting for a full-time Special Agent within our Licensing, Regulation and Enforcement Division.

Special Agents are limited jurisdiction law enforcement officers and are exempt from state civil service rules. Special Agents of the Regulatory Unit are responsible for conducting regulatory and criminal investigations under RCW Chapter 9.46 and WAC Tittle 230 throughout Washington in coordination with federal, state, and local law enforcement and regulatory agencies. This position will be assigned to our Federal Way field office. Agents for this position will be required to reside within 35 miles of Federal Way, Washington.

As a Washington State law enforcement officer, Special Agents are required to complete a basic law enforcement academy. If you do not currently hold a law enforcement certification, you will have the opportunity to attend Basic Law Enforcement Academy through the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center.

Special Agent starting salary ranges from $55,116 - $70,548 annually, depending upon your education and experience, with steady increases up to a maximum of $77,916 annually.

NOTE: 5% Premium Pay will be added to salary because duty station is in King County

Additional Information

To learn more about our agency, we invite you to visit our website https://www.wsgc.wa.gov/

The WSGC has four phases to our hiring process:

    1. Phase 1 Physical fitness test and written test (conducted by Public Safety Testing)
    2. Phase 2 Panel interview
    3. Phase 3 Background Investigation
    4. Phase 4 Polygraph exam, Psychological Exam, Medical Exam, Drug test.
    5. >

Phase 1 Hiring process for applicants without a Basic Law Enforcement certification:

  • Apply online with Public Safety Testing (https://www.publicsafetytesting.com) and schedule initial testing.
  • Complete the Law Enforcement Exam and Physical Ability Test on your scheduled test date.

Phase 1 Hiring process for applicants with current Basic Law Enforcement certification OR equivalent:

All Phase 1 applicants will need to complete your Personal History Statement (PHS) immediately after completing your initial tests. Once you have completed your initial tests and PHS through Public Safety Testing (PST) (https://www.publicsafetytesting.com), your name, score, and applicant profile will be forwarded to us.

Job Requirements

  • Age: N/A
  • Education: A Four Year Degree (BA/BS), OR AA Degree, with (2) or more years of related work experience
  • Experience: Four (4) or more years as a commissioned law enforcement officer with a High School Diploma or GED*

*Related work experience must be in auditing, accounting, regulatory work, a commissioned law enforcement officer, investigating fraud, or investigative work specific to government or the gaming industry.

Contact Informaton

Christie Harris

Washington State Gambling Commission
501 S. 336th Street, Suite 210
Federal Way, Washington 98003
phone: (360) 486-3459

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