It’s looking to fill upwards of 300 trooper positions over the next few years.
For the first time ever, officials will offer Phase I testing in Skagit County.
Next month’s event will require candidates to first pass a physical agility test followed by two written exams in order to advance in the lengthy selection process.
Local recruiter, Trooper Keith Leary says about one-third of its force will be retiring by 2015 and they need to find replacements.
The testing will take place on March 2 at 7:30 a.m. at Burlington Edison High School.