Welcome to Civil Service

If you are trying to reach the Civil Unit of the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office regarding serving legal documents, information on evictions, etc. please click this link.

Civil Service is charged with the recruitment, testing, hiring, and promotion of all Sheriff's Office employees under Chapter 41.14 RCW.

The Board of County Commissioners appoints citizens of the county to serve on the Civil Service Commission. Each commissioner serves a six year term without compensation and cannot hold any salaried public office or engage in county employment, other than the commission duties, during their term. The terms of the commissioners do not run consecutively. Only two commissioners can be of the same political party.

To reach the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office, please call (360) 786-5500 or click this link.

Contact Us

Office Location:
929 Lakeridge Dr SW Bldg 4 Rm 202
Olympia, WA 98502

Mailing Address:
Thurston County Human Resources
Attn: Wayne Jones, Chief Examiner
2000 Lakeridge Drive SW
Olympia, WA 98502-6045

Civil Service Commissioners:
Jennifer Roberts, Chair
Peggy Quan, Commissioner
Glenn Cramer, Commissioner

Contact the Commission

Chief Examiner
Wayne Jones
Send Wayne an email


Contact the Sheriff's Office

Yvonne Edwards
Send Yvonne an email