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Thurston County, Washington

Civil Service


The Thurston County Civil Service Commission is recruiting to establish eligibility lists for Deputy Sheriff and Corrections Deputy. The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office anticipates hiring a number of positions for the next several years. Eligibility lists of qualified candidates are maintained to fill openings as they become available.

Legal Assistant

Corrections Deputy - Entry

Corrections Deputy - CJTC Certified

Corrections Deputy - Lateral

Deputy Sheriff - Entry

Deputy Sheriff - CJTC Certified

Deputy Sheriff - Lateral

If you are interested in taking a tour of the Thurston County Corrections Facility, please download and complete the TCSO Career Briefing Tour application and return to:

Thurston County Sheriff’s Office

2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW

Olympia WA 98502


If you are interested in a position (such as Legal Assistant, Financial Operations Assistant, or Corrections Technician) and it is not currently listed, please complete a Job Interest Card. Check the Corrections and Law Enforcement boxes to receive email notifications when jobs in these fields are being filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Thurston County is committed to provide equal opportunity to all persons seeking or having access to its employment, services and activities, which is free from restriction based on race, sex, marital status, color, creed or religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, including gender expression or identity, pregnancy, status as an honorably discharged veteran or military status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, unless based upon bona fide occupational qualifications. Applicants with disabilities who need accommodation with the application or selection process should contact Thurston County’s Human Resources, at (360) 786-5498. Those who are deaf, deaf-blind, hard of hearing or speech impaired may use the statewide relay system to reach Thurston County offices and departments to conduct their business telephonically. Relay users can simply dial 7-1-1 (or 1-800-833-6388) to connect with Washington Relay.

EEOP Utilization Report - 2022.pdf