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Police Department Employment Application

  1. The City of Mountlake Terrace is an Equal Opportunity Employer
    It is policy of the City of Mountlake Terrace to fully comply with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and related statutes and regulations in all its programs and activities.

    The City of Mountlake Terrace is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, marital status, age or physical, sensory or mental disability unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification. (State Law: Chapter 49.60 RCW and WAC 126)
  2. Read All Instructions before Completing Application
    1. You must show that you meet the announced eligibility requirements as outlined in the job posting prior to hire.
    2. You must submit an original signed application for each position.
    3. A résumé may be attached but will not be accepted as a substitute for the application and any other required information.
    4. Lateral and entry level applicants please contact public safety testing.

    Improperly completed or unsigned applications will not be accepted.
  3. Do you have a valid Drivers License?
  4. Work Experience
    Describe in detail your work experience. Be sure to include your present job.
  5. Employer #1
  6. May we contact them?
  7. Employer #2
  8. May we contact them?
  9. Employer #3
  10. May we contact them?
  11. List Other Jobs You Have Held
  12. Education, Training, and Certification
  13. High School Diploma or G.E.D.:
  14. *You may include credit hours that you will receive by the end of current quarter or semester.
    Proof of program accreditation and degree obtained is required prior to hire.
  15. If required
  16. A conviction record will not necessarily disqualify you for employment.
  17. Have you been convicted of a felony within the last 10 years?
  18. Military Service/Veteran’s Preference
  19. Do you wish to claim Veteran's Preference?
  20. Public Employment Information
  21. Have you ever been employed by the City of Mountlake Terrace?
  22. Reason for leaving?
  23. Applicants are required to use this space to explain how they meet the eligibility requirements as outlined in the job posting. A résumé may be attached but will not be accepted as a substitute for completing this section.
  24. Certificate of Applicant
    A. I understand that failure to show how I meet the eligibility requirements for this position may make me ineligible to compete in this examination process.
    B. I understand that drug testing is required for Public Safety positions prior to hire.
    C. I understand that background inquiries will be made and should investigation at any time disclose any misrepresentation or falsification, my application may be rejected, my name may be removed from the register, or I may be dismissed from City of Mountlake Terrace employment.
    D. I understand that I will be required to provide documentation showing my age, identity and my authorization to work in the United States.
    E. I hereby certify that all statements made on or in connection with this application including those regarding my training and experience are true and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief.
  25. Human Rights Data
    This information assists the City of Mountlake Terrace to identify recruitment needs. Although completion is optional, your cooperation would be greatly appreciated.

    The following information is being collected by the City of Mountlake Terrace Human Resources Department and Federal Equal Employment Opportunity requirements only. Your responses are strictly voluntary and will help in monitoring our affirmative action efforts. This page will be separated from your application prior to review by assessors.
  26. Ethnic Category:
    Check any that apply.
  27. Gender
  28. Recruitment Information
  29. How did you first learn about the position for which you are applying?
  30. If "City Employee," please list name.
    If you were directed to the city website, please provide the source.
    If "Job Fair," please name and/or date of job fair.
    If "Newspaper," please name newspaper.
    If "Other," please specify.
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