The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is
recruiting Lateral Transfer Sheriff’s Deputies.
Applicants for Lateral Deputy must:
• Within the last two years, have been employed
continuously for 12 months as a full-time employee of a
public law enforcement agency in a comparable position;
• Have successfully completed a probationary period; and
• Have successfully completed the Washington State
Criminal Justice Training Basic Law Enforcement Academy,
or be qualified to take the Washington State equivalency
Grant County is in the heart of the
Columbia Basin in central Washington State about 100
miles west of Spokane and 130 miles east of Seattle.
This is the high desert of Washington. Residents enjoy
arid summers and mild winters. It is home to about
92,000 people and covers nearly 2,700 square miles.
Residents and visitors alike enjoy fishing, boating,
hunting, golf, off-road vehicle fun and other great
The Sheriff’s Office answers about 15,500 calls for
service per year. Our response area includes densely
populated suburban, large agricultural farms, lakes and
rivers, and remote wilderness.
Our 53 deputies provide service through patrol, ORV
unit, marine patrol unit, traffic unit, major crimes
unit, drug enforcement unit, gang unit, and K9 unit.
They are supported by 45 corrections deputies, 18
support personnel and 42 volunteers, including reserve
deputies, search and rescue, mounted posse, chaplain and
public information officers.
If you think this beautiful, challenging area is right
for you and your career, then you should apply today.
Salary Range: $3766 - $5455/month plus excellent
benefits including medical and dental plan, LEOFF II
retirement, take home vehicle, and more.
To apply, contact Matt Morrison, Grant County Human
509.754.2011 ext 4993.