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Salary & Benefits (2017 rates)

*Salary includes assignment pay
Enforcement Officer 1 (New Officer): $4,506
Enforcement Officer 2: $4,977 - $6,529
Enforcement Officer 3: $5,229 - $6,862
   
Lateral Entry Officer Salary: $4,506 - $5,920
(Depends on Experience)

Vacation Leave (WAC 357-31-165)

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

1st and 2nd years continuous employment 14 days (9 hrs, 20 mins/month)
3rd year continuous employment 15 days (10 hrs/month)
4th year continuous employment 16 days (10 hrs, 40 mins/month)
5th – 6th years total employment 17 days (11 hrs, 20 mins/month)
7th – 9th years total employment 18 days (12 hrs/month)
10th – 14th years total employment 20 days (13 hrs, 20 mins/month)
15th – 19th years total employment 22 days (14 hrs, 20 mins/month)
20th – 24th years total employment 24 days (16 hrs/month)
25th+ years total employment 25 days (16 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

Available Benefits:

 

 

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