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 via the link below:

Employment Opportunities

Entry Level Deputy Sheriff and 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 at or call 1-866-447-3911 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 to determine eligibility for lateral entry. If eligible, please download and complete a Personal History Statement (PHS) 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 (PHS) 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
MailFranklin County Human Resources
Room A101
1016 N. 4th Ave.
Pasco, WA 99301
In PersonFranklin County Courthouse
Room A 101
*Lower level of the courthouse
Fax(509) 546-5814