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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, November 9, 2006
Amy Cleveland, Chief Examiner, 360-754-2937

Thurston County Civil Service Commission Vacancy

​The Thurston County Board of Commissioners is seeking candidates to fill a vacant position on the Civil Service Commission.  The Civil Service Commission administers the hiring system for the county sheriff's office, maintains the sheriff office's classification system, and investigates and resolves appeals.

The commission consists of three members that serve six-year terms without compensation.  The commission holds a monthly public meeting that averages 45 to 90 minutes. 

Candidates must be citizens of the United States, must have resided in Thurston County for two years immediately preceding appointment, and be a registered voter.  A commissioner cannot hold a salaried public office or be employed by Thurston County during his or her tenure.  Law enforcement experience is not needed.  Interested parties must submit a letter of interest and a resume by November 30, 2006 to:

Civil Service Commission
2000 Lakeridge Dr SW
Olympia , WA 98502
Or by e-mail to-

For more information about the Civil Service Commission, visit the web site at www.co.thurston.wa.us/sheriffjob or call (360) 754-2937.

County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3