CITY OF ISSAQUAH
DEPUTY CITY ADMINISTRATOR
A position in this class, under the direction and with the authority of the Mayor and the City
Administrator, assists with direction, administration and coordination of the activities and functions of
the various City officers, departments, commissions and boards in implementing the requirements of
City ordinances and the policies of the City Council. Assures the effective and efficient utilization of
City employees, funds, materials, facilities and time. Assists with directing and controlling the overall
operations of the City to assure optimum services to the community. May provide direct oversight to
departmental activities or staff, as appropriate. Represents the City to the community, State
Legislature, Congress and other governmental agencies, as assigned.
Mayor and City Administrator
Independently oversees and/or manages broad interdepartmental, intergovernmental, and public
projects and communications in accordance with City or state policies, codes, or regulations under
general direction from supervisor. Operates with appreciable latitude for independent actions
commensurate with demonstrated ability and knowledge. Serves as City Administrator in his/her
Work is performed primarily indoors with some travel to visit organizations and groups within the
• Assists with the development and implementation of short and long term plans to meet the
goals and objectives of the City. Assists with overall City operations and recommends policy
actions for City Council consideration regarding all aspects of City programs and services.
Implements the policies established by the Council.
• Assures efficient and responsible City operations by providing managerial leadership and
direction when requested. Assists in designing and maintaining organizational structure and in