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 98,000 people and covers nearly 2,800 square miles. Residents and visitors alike enjoy fishing, boating, hunting, golf, off-road vehicle fun and other great recreation.
The Sheriff's Office answers more than 16,000 calls for service per year. Our response area includes densely populated suburban, large agricultural farms, lakes and rivers, and remote wilderness.
Patrol Division Staff
The Grant County Sheriff's Office is staffed with 123 full time employees, 3 contract employees and 10 volunteers. There are 57 commissioned law enforcement officers, 41 correctional staff, and 25 support staff. Of the 10 volunteers there is 1 Reserve Deputy, 4 Mounted Posse Members, 4 Public Information Officers, and 1 Chaplain. Our agency provides service through patrol, ORV unit, marine patrol unit, traffic unit, major crimes unit, drug enforcement unit, gang unit, and four K9 teams.
21 Years of Age (there is no maximum age limit)
High School Diploma or GED
No felony convictions or pattern of misdemeanors
No use of illegal drugs within the past 5 years
No use of marijuana within the past 1 year
Possess a WA State Drivers License
U.S. Citizen or Resident
Pay & Benefits
12 Paid Holidays (Holiday pay added if the holiday is worked)
Current Collective Bargaining Agreement
Excellent benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans
LEOFF II retirement
Salary Range: $74.817.60 to $95.305.60 annually
Take Home Vehicle Upon Hiring
Veteran's Benefits from the GI Bill during training