The Police Commander is an important member of the department’s leadership team and city management. The ideal candidate will share in our mission to uphold public trust by working with all citizens to protect lives and property, while sustaining a high quality of life and encouraging individual responsibility. They will share in our vision to be a recognized leader in local law enforcement services through professional, dedication, innovative solutions and positive changes, while being familiar with important administrative functions of leading an agency such as budget, information technology and human resources. Collaboration and teamwork is a priority in our organization and community.

We have 2 (two) vacancies! Looking for both an Administrative Commander and a Commander to oversee the Issaquah Dispatch and Corrections Operations.

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Police Science or related field and a minimum of six years of experience with the Issaquah Police Department; including three years in supervision; or 10 years of total experience with a law enforcement agency, with three years of supervision; or any combination of education and experience which would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge, and ability required to perform the job. Must have current WA State law enforcement certification or ability to obtain law enforcement certificate of equivalency per State requirements, or the ability to obtain the WA State law enforcement certification within twelve months of hire.

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