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Commission volunteer opportunities


April 11, 2011

The City of Lake Stevens is seeking applicants for one vacant and one upcoming vacancy on the Police Civil Service Commission. Interested applicants must complete and submit an application to be considered for an interview by the Mayor.

The City of Lake Stevens is a non-charter code city operating under the mayor-council plan of government. The City’s three Police Civil Service Commission members serve six-year terms and are appointed by the Mayor with confirmation by the Council. Members of the Civil Service Commission serve as volunteers without compensation.

The Police Civil Service Commission holds evening meetings, as needed, on the fourth Monday of the month at 6 p.m. The Commission focuses primarily upon the selection, appointment, promotion and employment of Police Officers (except the Police Chief) within the City Police Department.

Commissioners must: be a citizen of the United States; be a resident of the City of Lake Stevens for at least three years immediately preceding such appointment; be an elector of Snohomish County.

Completed applications should be returned to:

City of Lake Stevens, Attn: Steve Edin, Civil Service Chief Examiner, 1812 Main Street, P.O. Box 257, Lake Stevens, WA 98258.

For more information, or to receive an application, please contact Steve Edin, Civil Service Chief Examiner, at (425) 377-3227, or


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