Corrections Officers Academy TAC Officer Position

TAC Officers provide full-time services to the Commission, coordinating and conducting Washington State Basic Training Academy programs under the direction of the Commander and Assistant Commander. The position of the TAC Officer is one of immense importance.  At times demanding, the position 
requires hard work but returns high reward.

This posting is intended to fill one (1) TAC position

The TAC Officer position offers:
•     Priority COA & COEA Registration
•     Allocated seats for applicants submitted by TAC Officer agencies
•     Full reimbursement of TAC Officer wages and benefits
•     Professional development and training opportunities

Candidates for this position will be evaluated in these main areas:

•     Documented history of high-quality performance
•     Emotional Intelligence
•     Teaching Abilities
•     Role Modeling/Mentoring
•     Leadership & Teamwork Abilities
•     Administrative Competence
•     Ability to perform the tasks required of recruits

The TAC Officer is responsible for delivering lecture, scenario, and reality-based instruction. To be considered for this position, submit a complete Application Packet, which includes:

•     Curriculum Vitae (CV)
•     Letter of Interest
•     Letter of Support from the agency head
•     Last two years of performance evaluations
•     Last three years of sustained complaints with the agency's Professional Standards Office
•     Letters of Recommendation (optional)

Submit a complete application packet by email to the Assistant to the Commanders, Serena Anastasio, at by 1700 hours on February 5, 2024 to be considered.

Upon review and acceptance of a complete application packet, qualified candidates will be contacted 
regarding the next phase of the screening process, which may include:
•     Oral board Interview
•     WSCJTC on-site visit
•     WSCJTC informational interview of current TAC Officer

For further information or clarification, please feel free to contact:

Assistant Commander of Corrections, Christine Rickert, at or (206) 670-5815, or Academy Commander, Nadia Fiorini, at or (206) 931-6492