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Washington State Patrol Web Application Developer - IT Application Development - Entry #0162 in Washington

Job Title:

Web Application Developer - IT Application Development - Entry #0162

Opening Date/Time:

Tue. 09/15/20 12:00 AM Pacific Time

Closing Date/Time:

Tue. 10/06/20 11:59 PM Pacific Time


$5,725.00 - $7,510.00 Monthly

Job Type: Full Time - Permanent


Thurston County – Olympia, Washington


Washington State Patrol

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Supplemental Questions

Are you looking for:

  • Excellent benefits?

  • Career growth opportunities?

  • An opportunity to make a difference in your community?

  • A culture of respect, commitment and trust?

  • An opportunity to be part of a team of dedicated professionals responsible for providing safety and security to the citizens of the State of Washington

  • Employment opportunities that recognize military veterans and/or military spouse per Governor Executive Order 19-01?

Work/Life balance opportunities such as:

  • Infants at Work

  • Telework

  • Alternate Work Schedules

  • Qualification for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. For information on this program click on Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program."

Working in Olympia!

If you answered yes, then apply for this position and work in Olympia Washington where it is a great place to call home with its distinctive Pacific Northwest "vibe". Residents can walk along the tranquil Puget Sound, stand amongst tall evergreen trees and breathe in fresh air without giving up the convenience of urban life. In 2018, "Livability" ranked Olympia in the "Top 100 best places to live" in the nation and in Forbes Magazine ranked Olympia #16 for the best places for careers".

Why should you apply with our agency?

Troopers patrolling the highways are the most visible part of this agency. However, there are over 1,200 civilian employees who serve behind the scenes supporting the agency mission. To name just a few, we have:

  • 911 dispatchers who are the critical vital link between calls for assistance and emergency response;

  • Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers that work to inspect commercial vehicles to ensure safe and efficient travel on public highways;

  • Deputy State Fire Marshals who help prevent fires in homes and workplaces;

  • Forensic Scientists who process evidence that assists in prosecuting criminal cases;

  • IT Specialists who leverage technology to enhance and sustain business processes, public safety infrastructure, and statewide emergency communications

  • Records staff that process criminal information to ensure crimes are reported accurately so that offenders do not end up working with vulnerable people

  • Administrative staff who provide exceptional customer service and respond to information requests while ensuring the agency runs smoothly and efficiently

Apply today and join us in providing "Service with Humility"!


The Team:

The Web and SharePoint Support Team are part of the Application Development and Support Section (ADSS). This Team develops and maintains the agency’s integrated infrastructure network for the external WordPress and HTML websites and internal SharePoint websites; develops and maintains user information collection forms, business workflow software, databases and document libraries, integration with Microsoft Office and other business applications, enterprise wide content management system; and enhanced search features.

The agency relies on these web sites for conducting business operations, tracking information, business process management, and communication with internal and external stakeholders, vendors, state and federal criminal justice agencies, the public and WSP employees.

This is what you will do:

You will develop, configure code, and maintain the WordPress and SharePoint application software, databases, and technical web components, and conduct application analysis for the enterprise SharePoint System, the enterprise WordPress System, and associated HTML websites that support the agency wide and external public facing critical business operations.


Required Qualifications:

  • Two year Technical or Associates Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology AND two years of Information Technology technical work experience; OR four years of Information Technology technical work experience.

  • Two years’ experience developing and maintaining web sites using PHP, JavaScript, HTML5, SharePoint, and Visual Studio

  • One year experience analyzing business processes, eliciting and documenting business and technical requirements, and communicating with stakeholders and technical staff; or completion of Business Analysis training course

  • Proficient using Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience as an Enterprise Site Collection Administrator for SharePoint 2016 or above

  • Experience using WordPress Content Management System

  • Web graphics and site design experience using Adobe CS4 and above including Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash, and Adobe Acrobat Professional

  • Experience using project management methodologies such as Agile

  • Certificate of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA®) or Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®)

  • Experience working within a government information technology environment

  • Experience using PowerShell

Supplemental Information:

The act of submitting application materials electronically is considered affirmation that the information is complete and truthful. The agency will verify this information and any untruthful or misleading answers will be cause for rejection of potential employment.


If you have questions regarding this announcement, please contact Melodie Wulfekuhle at (360) 704-2307 or


Please complete the on-line application process at Please include a resume and letter of interest explaining how you meet the qualifications for this position as outlined in the job posting. Provide clear, detailed information about your education and job-related experience.


The hiring authority reserves the right and may exercise the option to make a hiring decision at any time. Candidate evaluation will be ongoing. It will be to the applicant's advantage to submit application materials as soon as possible.

The candidate evaluation and selection process will include a preliminary screening of application materials for qualifications, clarity and completeness. The applicants who meet or exceed the required qualifications and possess the most competitive background in directly related experience, knowledge, and training may be invited for interviews and testing by one or more panels.


Prior to a hire, a polygraph examination and background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

Applicants are required to sign release of information forms and will not have access to any investigative materials, files, or results. The Washington State Patrol has strict guidelines relating, but not limited to, personal and employment characteristics, arrests, convictions, and illegal drug usage, etc.

During the polygraph examination, candidates are required to sign an assessment sheet and participate in an oral interview process to verify responses to the Personal Background Evaluation, the Personal History and Background Questionnaire, and a Pre-Employment Interview. Untruthful or misleading answers or omissions will be treated as a falsification which will be cause for rejection of potential employment.


Education verification is part of the selection process. If selected as a top candidate, all position required or applicant specified education must be verified. If High School diploma or equivalent is required but the applicant indicates a degree has been earned, the accredited degree will be accepted in place of the High School diploma or equivalent. Please do not send these transcripts at the time of application. If you are selected as a top candidate you will be contacted by the Human Resource Division and asked to provide transcripts at the appropriate time.


Persons with a disability, who need assistance in the application or assessment process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 704-2317. Applicants that are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

The Washington State Patrol actively supports Diversity, Equity, Inclusion in the workplace, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.