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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Vacancies on Civil Service Commission

The City of Bellevue is seeking candidates for vacancies on Bellevue's Civil Service Commission. You can apply online. Applications are due by Friday, May 5.

The Civil Service Commission oversees the recruitment, selection and placement of firefighters and police officers below the level of chief. In addition, when a police officer or firefighter is suspended, demoted or discharged, they can request an investigation, in a public hearing, by the commission.

The commission is made up of five Bellevue residents appointed by the city manager. Terms are six years, and no member can serve more than two consecutive full terms. The commission meets quarterly, the second Tuesday of January, April, July and October at 4 p.m.

Applicants must be residents of Bellevue. Residents of newly annexed areas are particularly encouraged to apply. The City of Bellevue values diversity.

People who don't want to apply online can pick up a community service application from the City Clerk's Office, the Service First desk at City Hall, the Bellevue Regional Library, the Lake Hills Library or Mini City Hall at Crossroads Shopping Center. A faxed copy may be requested by calling 425-452-6806.

Applications must be received by the city clerk on or before 5 p.m., May 5. Applications may be submitted by any one of the below listed options:

  • Hand delivered:        City Clerk's Office, 450 110th Ave. NE
  • Mailing Address:      P.O. Box 90012, Bellevue, WA 98009-9012
  • Fax:                          425-452-5247
  • Online:                      www.surveymonkey.com/r/civilsvc
  • Email:                       kroberts@bellevuewa.gov

If additional information is desired about the role and responsibilities of a Civil Service Commission member, please call city staff liaison Diane Kendall at 425-452-5211.

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Contact Information

City Clerk's Office
450 110th Ave. NE
P.O. Box 90012
Bellevue, WA 98009
Contact: Karin Roberts
Phone: 425-452-6806
E-mail: kroberts@bellevuewa.gov

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