Salary: $41,191.92 – $54,815.76 Annually
Location: Mason County, WA
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Number: 202300025
Department: SHERIFF
Opening Date: 06/06/2023

An incumbent in this entry-level position performs a variety of basic non-enforcement tasks such as service of civil process subpoenas, crime prevention duties, alternative sentencing programs, jail, and other non-enforcement duties as required. Work is performed independently, but may be reviewed for thoroughness, accuracy, and conformance to established policies and procedures. Incumbents must possess ability to use sound, independent judgment. This classification specification reflects the general concept and intent of the classification and should not be construed as a detailed statement of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

Examples of Duties
Prepares, processes, and files items for record management, jail, Alternative Sentencing, property room and evidence systems.   
Assist jail administration by conducting interviews, background investigations, and new hire orientation.
Reviews, and processes jail records, all inmate record requests, and inmate prisoner billing.
Manages jail extraditions and coordinates prisoner transportation for prisoner relay.
Manages all aspects of the county issued warrants and quashes after they are issued by the courts.
Processes video footage and inmate phone call monitoring.
Jail inventory, supply tracking and ordering including arranging gear and uniform fittings.
Jail administrative support. 
Serves civil process subpoenas.
Communicates clearly and effectively by phone, radio and in person with people from all racial, ethnic and economic backgrounds.  
Participates in the establishment of and maintains procedures pertaining to the operations of the section. 
Testifies in court.
Performs crime prevention and other non-enforcement duties.
Operates calculators, computers, and other specialized equipment as required by the duties of the position.
Performs field compliance checks on Alternative Sentencing participants.
Supervises community inmate labor programs.
Attends training and obtains required certifications as directed.
Regular, reliable and punctual attendance. 
Performs all jail control room functions.
Perform the physical requirements of the position; work within the established working conditions of the position. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must  be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s License. 
  • Pursuant to RCW 41.14.100, must be a US citizen and be able to read and write the English language. 
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED.  
  • Acceptable scores on Civil Service examinations. 
  • Ability to pass a background investigation which includes a polygraph exam and/or behavioral assessments.  

Please view the Mason County Sheriff’s Office Employment Standards (Download PDF reader) for requirements.


  • Incumbents are expected to understand the principles and practices of law enforcement work.
  • Possess knowledge of applicable sections of the Washington State Law.
  • Incumbents are expected to quickly and objectively recognize actual and potential problems and determine proper courses of action.
  • Incumbents are expected to function with considerable independence and have latitude in exercising independent judgment within the framework of existing policies and procedures.
  • Work is performed under general supervision and is reviewed periodically for adequacy and accuracy of records, reports, and functions.

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