Welcome to Thurston County


Thurston County is a vibrant community ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of generations to live, work and play.


To create a community that promotes health, commerce and environmental protection with transparency and accountability.

​Hot Topics and Events
Big Changes Happening for a County Department
With the vacancy of the Resource Stewardship director position, the Thurston County Board of Commissioners have taken the opportunity to align the work of the department with its name, along with performing a national recruitment process to fill the director position. 
The Commissioners unanimously voted to appoint Interim Director, Joshua Cummings to the director position and to change the name of the department to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED). 
Thurston County Employment Opportunities

Looking for a new career? Thurston County wants you! Check out our job openings with competitive salaries and excellent benefit packages! 

Recruiting - Civil Service

​The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office is looking to fill a number of positions.