Application Information

All Applicant Information

An applicant for any civil service position must be a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States who can read and write the English language, and is over the age of 21 (RCW 41.14.100). All candidates will be subject to a thorough screening process which can include a background interview, criminal history check, credit check, and polygraph test. Applicants for some positions are subject to a physical agility test and psychological evaluation.

Civil Service position openings can be found on our Employment Opportunities page.

Entry Level Deputy Sheriff & Corrections Deputy

Franklin county contracts with Public Safety Testing to facilitate the application and testing process for all entry level deputy sheriff and corrections deputy applicants. Please visit the Public Safety Testing website or call 866-447-3911 to apply or obtain more information if you are interested in one of these positions.

Lateral Deputy Sheriff, Lateral Corrections Deputy

For Lateral Deputy Sheriff, and Lateral Corrections Deputy applicants please review the Franklin County Civil Service Rules (PDF) to determine eligibility for lateral entry. If eligible, please download and complete a Personal History Statement (PDF) and submit to Human Resources.

All Other Sheriff's Office Positions

For all other Sheriff's Office positions, please download and complete a Personal History Statement (PDF) and submit to Human Resources.

Veterans Scoring Criteria

Franklin County awards Veterans' Scoring Criteria, in accordance with state law, to veterans honorably released from active military service who meet all statutory requirements. Applicants who are claiming Veterans' Scoring Criteria will be required to submit the appropriate documentation as required by state law.

Submitting Applications

Franklin County Civil Service Commission
1016 N 4th Avenue
Room A102
Pasco, WA 99301
Email Civil Service