City of Des Moines Washington
  • 02-Oct-2020 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Administration
  • Des Moines, WA, USA
  • Other

This position is not eligible for benefits other than those required by law.

We have ACTIVE OPENINGS with the following boards. Please click on the board link for more information and complete your application below showing your interest:

Arts Commission (6 positions available)

Human Services Advisory Board (3 positions available)

Senior Services (1 position available)

Library Board (3 positions available, no one currently serving)

If you don't see an active opening that meets your interest, we encourage you to review the various boards and committees at the following website: You can complete an application below showing your interest. If there is an opening that becomes available, we will contact you.

To Apply:

Complete the online application at Resume and cover letter are not required but encouraged. In the application you will have the option to select areas of interest.


A community's greatest resource is its citizens. Through Citizen Advisory Boards, the City Council can gain valuable information and insights - and make better decisions. By serving on an advisory board, you can contribute to your community in a meaningful way. We have five standing Citizen Advisory Boards that meet regularly. To learn more about each board or committee, review here:

Special Boards & Committees:

Often, the City Council forms a special board or committee to tackle a particular issue. For example, a special advisory committee is preparing recommendations for a new Parks and Recreation Master Plan for the entire city. These ad hoc groups meet as needed to research the issue and prepare recommendations. Once their work is complete, meetings are discontinued.

Special Requirements in accordance with RCW 41.12.030:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must be a resident of the City of Des Moines for at least three (3) years immediately preceding the appointment.
  • Must be a registered voter.

Selection Process:

Commission members are appointed by the City Manager and serve for a six (6) year term.

Contact the city clerk's office for more information about Citizen Advisory Boards.

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