Employment Opportunities- Corrections

  Benton County Bureau of Corrections

is currently hiring! 



Why choose Benton County? 

Benton County is located in "the Heart of Wine Country." Within a 50 mile radius of the Tri Cities, are over 200 wineries, producing some of the finest wines in the world. With over 300 days of sunshine, the tri Cities has Plenty to offer for outdoor recreation from soccer, cycling, and hiking, to golfing at one of our 10 beautiful courses. Being centrally located at the confluence of the Columbia, Snake and Yakima rivers allows access for paddle boarding, boating, and fishing among other water activities. The Tri Cities is centrally located in Washington, within a 3.5 hour drive from Seattle, Portland and only a 2 hour drive from Spokane, and the Blue Mountains. Adventure is only a short day trip away. 

 www.visittri-cities.com   Mountain Biking   Hiking   Boat Races    


The Benton County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications to establish a pool of qualified candidates to fill current and future vacancies.   


Candidates are encouraged to immediately begin the entry level or lateral application process. Please visit the appropriate section to learn more about how to apply.  


Questions? Let Us Help.  

Civil Service: Tammy Dufault, Chief Examiner   
                        Email: tammy.dufault@co.benton.wa.us    
                        Phone: (509) 737-2777   

 Recruiters:  Steve McDermott, Sergeant
                       Email: steve.mcdermott@co.benton.wa.us
                       Phone: (509) 735-6555

                       Dallas Murry, Corporal   
      Phone: (509) 735-6555
                       Jonathan Nelson, Corporal 
                       Email: jonathan.nelson@co.benton.wa.us
                       Phone: (509) 735-6555


The Benton County Civil Service Division is charged with the recruitment, testing, eligibility, hiring, and promotion of all Sheriff’s Office Employees under RCW 41.14.  This includes Entry Level and Lateral Deputy Sheriff, Entry Level and Lateral Corrections Officer, and Entry Level and Lateral Records Clerk positions.  


Benton County    620 Market Street    Prosser, Washington 99350
Phone: (509) 786-5710 or (509) 783-1310
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