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Salary & Benefits (2013 rates)

*Salary includes assignment pay
Fish and Wildlife Officer 1 (New Officer):  $4,214
Fish and Wildlife Officer 2: $4,653 – 6,105
Fish and Wildlife Officer 3: $4,888 – 6,416
   
Lateral Entry Officer Salary: $4,214 – 5,535
(Depends on Experience)

Vacation Leave (WAC 357-31-165)

Full-time employees accrue vacation leave at the following rates:

1st year continuous employment .......................................... 12 days (8 hrs/month)
2nd year continuous employment ............................ 13 days (8 hrs, 40 mins/month)
3rd – 4th years continuous employment.................... 14 days (9 hrs, 20 mins/month)
5th – 7th years total employment ........................................ 15 days (10 hrs/month)
8th – 10th years total employment ......................... 16 days (10 hrs, 40 mins/month)
11th year total employment .................................. 17 days (11 hrs, 20 mins/month)
12th year total employment ................................................ 18 days (12 hrs/month)
13th year total employment .................................. 19 days (12 hrs, 40 mins/month)
14th year total employment .................................. 20 days (13 hrs, 20 mins/month)
15th year total employment................................................. 21 days (14 hrs/month)
16th + years total employment............................... 22 days (14 hrs, 40 mins/month)

Holidays (WAC 357-31)

Employees receive eleven paid holidays per year, including one Personal Holiday.

Retirement:

Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters State Retirement Plan II

Medical and Dental:

Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

Provided by ReliaStar Life Insurance Company

Summary
Term Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance Program

Long-term Disability Insurance

Provided by Standard Insurance Company

Summary
Long-Term Disability Plan

Flexible Spending Account

Provided by ASIFlex; available only to state agency and higher-education employees

Summary
Washington 2011 Flex Enrollment Guide

Dependent Care Assistance Program

Provided by ASIFlex; available only to state agency and higher-education employees

Summary
DCAP 2011 Program Enrollment Guide

Long-term Care Insurance

Provided by John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.)

Summary

WDFW Police conduct a hard release on a black bear


 

WDFW Police zodiac patrol boat

 

 

WDFW on patrol ATV

 

 

WDFW Police marine patrol fish check

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is an equal opportunity employer.