Come join our team! If you’re looking for a small organization seeking to maximize the strengths of each of its employees…look no further!

What does that look like? Well, here you have a voice, and you're encouraged to use it because we believe your opinion matters. On the occasion that the weather allows, we enjoy lunchtime BBQ's, holiday parties, and departmental pumpkin carving contests to name a few fun things. Let’s face it, we spend a 1/3 of our lives at work, why should we waste it being unhappy? We're basically a quirky family so when it comes to adopting new employees, we're picky. You have to be able to laugh at yourself; sure, we're serious when we need to be, but if you can't laugh, we just can't have you. You can't be the "that's not my job" person, because we're a small city. We ALL do things outside our job description from time to time, but we do it because we love where we work and we enjoying being part of this team. Last and most importantly we're serious about our goals, passionate about our work, and dedicated to the residents of this little city. 

So, if this sounds like a place where you might fit right in, please send us your resume and cover letter!  

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Police Officer - Ongoing

The Clyde Hill Police Department is accepting applications for Entry Level, Exceptional Entry, and Lateral Police Officer candidates on an ongoing basis.  Upon application, Lateral applicants must have been employed a minimum of one year as a full-time law enforcement officer with a civilian law enforcement agency within the last 24 months and possess a current Basic Peace Officer Certification from the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission.  Exceptional Entry applicants must possess a current Basic Peace Officers Certification from the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission.  Out of state candidates who have previously certified in another state, must pass the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission Equivalency Academy.  All Applicants must be US citizens.

The Clyde Hill Police Department is a close-knit, family oriented agency with a strong belief in fostering an environment of trust between the officers and the community.  The City of Clyde Hill is located across Lake Washington from Seattle and the Puget Sound, and a short drive to the Cascade Mountains.  The City of Clyde Hill is consistently rated as one of the safest cities in Washington.

2023 Salary:  $6,385 (Step 1) - $8,424 (Step 6)/Month DOQ plus ~$937/month Flexible Spending Program, and up to 2% Educational Incentive.  Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement/deferred compensation, and more.

Entry level applicants, please apply via Public Safety Testing: Lateral/Exceptional Entry applicants will please submit a letter of interest and resume to Commander Hanson at or mail to Clyde Hill Police Department, Police Recruitment, 9605 NE 24th St, Clyde Hill, Washington, 98004. For more information, please call (425) 454-7187.


The City of Clyde Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employees and candidates for employment will be recruited, selected, trained, promoted, compensated and, if necessary, disciplined or terminated without regard to sex/gender, race, national origin, religion, creed, color, marital status, veteran status, age, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by law.