Law Enforcement Officer Position

Issaquah Police Department - Lateral/Experienced Police Officer



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Issaquah Police Department - Lateral/Experienced Police Officer

Last updated on August 21, 2020
PST Partner Agency since November 07, 2019

Vacancies: 5

Important Information

Candidates will need to apply for this position directly through the City's website at:

Testing through PST is NOT REQUIRED for the Lateral/Experienced Police Officer position.

Community Information


Area Information

County: King
Population: 36,000
# of Staff: 260

Hiring Status

Issaquah Police Department - Lateral/Experienced Police Officer has 5 vacancies.

Number of Current Vacancies: 2

Salary Information

$6,300.76 - $8,075.94 monthly ; depending upon length of employment additional incentive pay between 3 - 10%.

Benefit Information

Employee and family medical and dental plans - low or no cost options; paid leave plans, sick, vacation, holidays; deferred compensation program with employer match; tuition reimbursement assistance program and education for pay incentive program; a variety of specialty pays are also available.

Issaquah Police Department - Lateral/Experienced Police Officer Requirements

Category Requirement Required at time of...
    Test Hire
Written Examination No, not required
LEO/CO Physical Ability Test (PAT) No, not required (may be required later)
Minimum Age 21
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Yes
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult Disqualifying.
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile Disqualifying.
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
Vision Requirements 20/100 corrected to 20/20
College Requirement 2 years of college preferred, not required
Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification N/A (LATERAL APPLICANTS)
Prior Experience Requirement N/A (LATERAL - 1 year)

Issaquah Police Department - Lateral/Experienced Police 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 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 - Lateral/Experienced Police Officer

Post Office Box 1307
Issaquah, WA 98027-1307 King County


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