How To Apply As Park Commissioner

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REQUIREMENTS

Interests
Applicants with a variety of skills, interests, and experiences are encouraged to apply.

Residency

Four general members of the Board of Park Commissioners must reside within the City of Lacey; the fifth general member must reside within the city or the Lacey Urban Growth Area (UGA).

Time Commitment
Members must be able to commit to monthly board meetings, occasional joint planning sessions, and required preparation time.

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TO APPLY

Download An Application to Print and Mail OR Apply Online Here

Please note: Incomplete applications may not be considered, so please submit all materials requested in the application packet. Application materials cannot be submitted via email.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

TERMS OF OFFICE
Park Commissioners serve 3-year terms with a 2-term service limit.

COMPENSATION
All commission members serve in a volunteer capacity.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ORGANIZATION
It is the city’s policy to seek the best-qualified candidates and provide equal opportunity in a manner which will not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin or disability. The city provides reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities. Contact the Human Resources Office to discuss reasonable accommodations that may be necessary. Phone: (360) 491-3214; TDD: (800) 833-6388

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis, whether or not there is a current opening. Applications will be kept on file for a period of one year from date of receipt and are considered each time a position becomes available.

If you have questions or need further assistance, please contact Sarah Smith at ssmith@ci.lacey.wa.us or (360) 491-3214.

Applicants may be contacted by the Mayor to discuss the responsibilities of the position and interest in serving. The full City Council affirms citizen board and commission appointments based on the recommendation of the Mayor.

Qualifications

Interests

Applicants with a variety of skills, interests and experiences are encouraged to apply.

Residency

Four general members of the Board of Park Commissioners must reside within the City of Lacey; the fifth general member must reside within the city or the Lacey Urban Growth Area (UGA).

Time Commitment

Members must be able to commit to monthly board meetings, occasional joint planning sessions, and required preparation time.

Terms of Office

Park Commission members serve 3-year terms with a 2-term service limit.

Compensation

All commission members serve in a volunteer capacity.

An Equal Opportunity Organization

It is the City’s policy to seek the best-qualified candidates and provide equal opportunity in a manner which will not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin or disability. The City provides reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities. Contact the Human Resources Office to discuss reasonable accommodations that may be necessary. Phone: (360) 491-3214; TDD: 800-833-6388