Human Resources Specialist

Salary: $59,358 - $72,384/per year

Application Period: 1/1/2019 - Until Filled (First review of Applications will occur on Thursday, January 9).

Interested candidates are to submit a completed SCORE Application, Supplemental Questionnaire, and Resume directly to  If you have any questions, please call (206) 257-6220. Top qualified candidates will be selected for an interview. Job Announcement

Note: This position is in a jail facility and will require a personal background investigation, polygraph examination, and a drug test with the final candidates considered for hire. See Background Disqualifiers. If you need an accommodation for either the application or interview process please let Human Resources know prior to submitting the application.


Salary: $55,794 - 71,946/annually

Application Period: Continuously Open

ENTRY-LEVEL Application Process & Requirements: Applicants are to contact Public Safety Testing (PST) to participate in the entry level corrections officer testing process. The testing process will consist of a written examination and physical fitness test. PST will forward only passing candidates to SCORE for further consideration. Based on recruitment needs, and after passing SCORE’s review of the candidates Personal History Statement, SCORE will contact the entry level candidate for an interview. To begin the process, contact PST directly at 866-HIRE-911 or 425-776-9615 or visit their website at to apply.

LATERAL LEVEL (Experience) Application Process & Requirements: Lateral applicants are to complete a SCORE Personal History Statement and a SCORE Employment Application. Contact Human Resources at (206) 257-6221 to obtain these documents. Based on recruitment needs, and after passing SCORE’s review of the candidates Personal History Statement, the next phase will then include passing the physical fitness test and an oral board interview. See below for minimum requirements and automatic disqualifiers.

SELECTION STANDARDS for SCORE Corrections Officers


  • Must be at least 21 years of age upon hire.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen; or currently eligible to work in the United States

  • Minimum education: proof of high school diploma or a certified GED.

  • A valid Washington State Driver’s License is required prior to being hired.

  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language.

  • Ability to pass the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission Physical Requirements.

  • Ability to successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation to include, but not limited to, a psychological, medical and polygraph exam.

  • No felony convictions as an adult.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR LATERAL - To be considered as a lateral (experienced) corrections officer, applicants must also meet the following criteria:

  • Three years of experience in a correctional institution with less than a twelve-month break in service.

  • If you do not meet the three year experience requirement, consideration as a lateral applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

  • Completion of the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission Correctional Academy.

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