Civil Service Testing and Application Process: The Puyallup Civil
Service Commission approves and oversees the City of Puyallup's testing
of Police Officer, and Corrections Officer positions.You
may apply for Entry-Level, Lateral-Entry (experienced), and Reserve
Police Officer positions by going to the Public Safety Testing website and selecting the City of Puyallup when submitting your application materials.
Human Resources conducts competitive testing processes for civil service positions as needed.
If you need more information please contact Katie Ortega at 253-841-5460 or by email.
List of Civil Service Positions
Lateral-Entry Police Officer & Lateral-Entry Corrections Officer
Applications are accepted on a continuous basis for Lateral-Entry Police Officer and kept on file for testing to take place as the need arises. Application packets received are screened for eligibility to participate in the examination process and scored according to predetermined rating criteria.
Those candidates receiving the highest scores on his/her application packet are invited to compete in the examination process. The City of Puyallup reserves the right to schedule examinations as necessary. Applications are kept on file until examinations are scheduled. Finalists are notified in advance of examination dates. Human Resources Manager Katie Ortega facilitates these processes.