Opening on county civil service commission



CLark County — Clark County commissioners seek to fill a position on the civil service commission, which oversees employment and personnel matters for the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. The term is for six years, beginning Jan. 1.

The focus of the five-member commission is to ensure that pre-employment testing is conducted and hiring decisions are made in a fair, valid and non-discriminatory manner.

The commission also may preside over appeals involving employee discipline.

The group typically meets two to four hours monthly during business hours, or as needed.

Candidates must be Clark County registered voters who have lived in the county for at least two years.

They should display a strong interest in and ability to balance the interests of job applicants, department employees and the sheriff to assure effective law enforcement services.

Education and experience in personnel administration are desirable.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume by Sept. 30 to the Clark County Board of Commissioners, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666. Applications may also be faxed to 360-397-6058 or emailed to