PRESS RELEASE: City Seeks New Civil Service Commission Member

Press Release

City Seeks New Civil Service Commission Member

November 13, 2018

Lisa Maher, Communications & Marketing Manager

Redmond, WA The City of Redmond will have an opening on the Civil Service Commission effective January 2019 for anyone who has lived within Redmond city limits for a minimum of two years and is a registered U.S. citizen. The City is committed to having a Commission that reflects the diversity of the community and encourages applications from all residents with interest in the future of Redmond.

The Civil Service Commission is responsible for the hiring and promotional examinations for all regular status Public Safety positions. Additionally, it acts as an appeal board for Fire and Police grievances. Desirable qualities of a commissioner include a strong interest in public safety, an ability to review the meeting materials in advance, and skills in communicating with others. Civil Service Commissioners are typically appointed to six-year terms.

The three-member Commission meets with City staff and members of the public at 4:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of every month. Occasionally, there may be a need for a special meeting, to be scheduled at the availability of the Civil Service Commissioners.

To learn more about the commission or to apply, please go to, click on “Community Service Application” and submit a completed online application by the preferred date of December 10, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.

For questions and more information contact Lisa Maher, Communications & Marketing Manager, at or 425-556-2427.  This press release is available at