Corrections Position

Issaquah Police Department - Corrections Officer



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Issaquah Police Department - Corrections Officer

Last updated on December 29, 2023
PST Partner Agency since October 19, 2011

Vacancies: 2

Important Information

Test fee will be paid by agency - discount applies at checkout.

Community Information

Issaquah, named Best Burb by Sunset, one of the Best Towns for Families by Family Circle and one of the Best Towns by Outside, is a great place for residents and visitors alike.

Our community of more than 39,000 is conveniently located off the Interstate 90 corridor, just 16 miles east of Seattle.

Issaquah — nicknamed Trailhead City — is centered within the Issaquah Alps (Cougar, Squak and Tiger mountains). It's a destination for countless outdoor enthusiasts, including hikers and paragliders.

In town, Issaquah features a Saturday farmers market, a nationally-recognized theater and a seasonal ArtWalk.

In addition, the historic salmon hatchery and Cougar Mountain Zoological Park attract regional visitors.

Every October, more than 150,000 people also visit Issaquah for the annual Salmon Days.

Department Information

We are a community-oriented department represented by dispatch, jail, police and records personnel who provide outstanding services to Issaquah.

Our Mission is to uphold the public trust by working with all citizens to protect lives and property while sustaining a high quality of life and encouraging individual responsibility.

Our vision is to be a recognized leader in local law enforcement services through professionalism, dedication, innovative solutions and positive changes.

Job Description

Link to our Corrections Officer job description:

Area Information

County: King
Population: 39,000
# of Staff: 275

Hiring Status

Issaquah Police Department - Corrections Officer has 2 vacancies.

Number of current vacancies: 1

Salary Information

Annual Salary: $70,556 through $92,846 with 12 hour shifts.

Benefit Information

Paid vacation begins with 12 vacation days, and up to 28 vacation days per year with longevity 

13 paid holidays

$50,000 paid life insurance policy

Competitive medical plan options maintained by the current bargaining agreement

No cost and low-cost options for employee and family medical and dental coverage

100% paid AWC vision plan for employees and family  

Overtime at time and a half paid for work in excess of scheduled hours

Deferred compensation investment plan with $200 a month match by City

Employee assistance program

Eight hours sick leave per month

Tuition assistance program

Membership in Public Employees Retirement System, PERS or PSERS



Issaquah Police Department - Corrections Officer Requirements

Category Requirement Required at time of...
    Test Hire
Written Examination Yes, required
LEO/CO Physical Ability Test (PAT) Yes, required

Your physical ability test must be completed 180 days (~6 months) before or after your passing written exam.

Minimum Age 18
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Valid Washington State Driver's License
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult None.
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile None.
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
Vision Requirements Correctable to 20/20
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider the highest score received within the past one year

Issaquah Police Department - Corrections Officer Disqualifiers

The following are automatic and potential disqualifiers. Applicants should not apply to our agency if they indicate any of the automatic disqualifiers. Potential disqualifiers will be considered on a case by case basis.

Category Disqualifier
Automatic 1 or more traffic crime convictions in last 5 years (DWI, Suspended, Reckless, etc)
Automatic Suspension of driver's license within past 5 years
Automatic 3 or more moving violations in past 3 years
Automatic 3 or more at-fault accidents in past 3 years
Drug Usage
Automatic Have used marijuana within the past year.
Automatic Illegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity
Automatic Illegal opiate use
Automatic Hallucinogen use within past 10 years. No more than 3 uses total
Automatic Illegal use of 3 or more different controlled substances
Automatic No illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
Automatic Pattern of illegal use of prescription medication
Potential Other drug use outside these standards will be considered on case by case basis
Automatic The use of ANY illegal drugs, except marijuana, within the past 3 years.
Automatic Have ever illegally used a drug after submitting application to any Law Enforcement agency.
Criminal Activity
Automatic Any adult felony conviction
Automatic Any misdemeanor, or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice capacity
Potential Adult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed
Potential Juvenile felony conviction will be carefully reviewed
Automatic Been convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statute.
Automatic Unlawful sexual misconduct.
Automatic 2 or more terminations, or leaving employer in lieu of termination
Automatic Withdrawn from consideration for any (law enforcement/fire/corrections/dispatch) employment because of the following reasons: DISHONESTY IN APPLICATION PROCESS/BACKGROUND
Automatic Been dishonorably discharged from the United States armed forces.
Automatic Lied during any stage of the hiring process.
Automatic Falsified his or her application, personal history questionnaire, or any other forms during hiring process.
Automatic Previous revocation or denial of CJTC certified status, or suspension of current CJTC certified status.
Automatic Failure to pay income tax or child support
Potential Current credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed

Contact Information

Issaquah Police Department - Corrections Officer

130 E. Sunset Way
Issaquah, WA 90827 King County


Agency Test Requirements
Written Examination: Yes, required
PAT: Yes, required

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