Volunteer Applications Being Accepted for Vacated Position on Kirkland’s Civil Service Commission

The City of Kirkland seeks applicants for a vacated position on its Civil Service Commission.  The Civil Service Commission makes rules to implement the civil service system, authorizes the conduct and grading of civil service tests, investigates complaints about the enforcement of the civil service system, conducts hearings regarding discipline of civil service employees, and assures that employees are selected or promoted from lists maintained by the Commission.  To be eligible, applicants must be at least 18 year of age, be registered voters, and reside in the City of Kirkland for the past three years.  The person selected will complete a vacated position that expires December 31, 2011.  Completed applications must be received by the City Clerk prior to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 2, 2010.  The Commission consists of three members, appointed by the City Manager to terms of six years. The regularly scheduled meeting is the second Tuesday of the month at 4:00 p.m. at Kirkland City Hall.  More information about this vacancy and an application may be obtained at the information counter at City Hall, 123 Fifth Avenue; by telephone at (425) 587-3190; or on the City’s website at www.ci.kirkland.wa.us.