News Flash

Sheriff's Department

Posted on: January 19, 2018

Looking for a rewarding career in law enforcement? Join our team

Now hiring! The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department is hosting a hiring workshop Wednesday, Jan. 24 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Pierce County Jail, 701 Nollmeyer Lane in Tacoma.

If you’re interested in becoming a Pierce County Sheriff’s Deputy in corrections or patrol, this is your opportunity to get an inside look at what the Sheriff’s Department is all about, in a casual and informative atmosphere.

The workshop’s interactive breakout sessions include a jail tour, time for question and answers, tips for dressing for success, and mock oral boards.

There’s no better way to serve your community – than protecting it. Click here to RSVP for the Jan. 24 workshop.

New this year:

  • Minimum age requirement to be a corrections deputy is 20-year-old
  • Hiring Incentive Program
    • Entry Level Corrections Deputies are paid $1,500, distributed in one installment of $500 and a second installment of $1,000; newly hired Lateral Corrections Deputies are paid $2,500 in one installment
  • The Referral Incentive Program rewards Pierce County employees a $500 incentive payment who refer applicants that become a successful Sheriff’s Department Corrections Deputy or Deputy Sheriff employee

For more information about these positions, and links to free online testing, visit the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department webpage.


Leslie Medved, Assistant to the Chief of Corrections


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