Current Vacancies

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Accessible Communities Advisory Committee
Multiple vacancies. The main activities of an ACAC are: 1) Advising policy makers on the needs of persons with disabilities in emergency plans; 2) Advising the county and other local governments within the county on access to programs, services, and activities, new construction or renovation projects, sidewalks, other pedestrian routes of travel, and disability parking; and 3) Developing local initiatives and activities to promote greater awareness of disability issues, and acceptance, involvement and access for person with disabilities within the community. 
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Aging and Disability ResourcesThe Pierce County Human Services Aging and Disability Resources (ADR) Advisory Board seeks members interested in improving community-based services for older adults and adults with disabilities.

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Allocation Advisory Committee for Prevention ProgramsThe committee is seeking volunteers who live in unincorporated areas to help select and make funding recommendations to the Pierce County Executive and Pierce County Council on youth-violence prevention programs that benefit youth who reside in unincorporated Pierce County.

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Arts Commission

Candidates from District 2 are encouraged to apply for a vacancy on the Arts Commission; term starts July 1, 2022 (term length is three years). Seeking individuals who are: Accomplished in an art-related field, such as art education/history, architecture, dance, theatre, music, painting, photography, sculpture, etc. Experienced in volunteer work related to art or cultural boards, committees, organizations, or events. Passionate about cultural and artistic expression in Pierce County.


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Arts CommissionCandidates from District 5 are encouraged to apply for a vacancy on the Arts Commission; term starts July 1, 2022 (term length is three years). Seeking individuals who are: Accomplished in an art-related field, such as art education/history, architecture, dance, theatre, music, painting, photography, sculpture, etc. Experienced in volunteer work related to art or cultural boards, committees, organizations, or events. Passionate about cultural and artistic expression in Pierce County.
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Behavioral Health Advisory BoardThe Behavioral Health Advisory Board serves in an advisory capacity to assist the County in meeting the comprehensive behavioral health planning responsibilities required by applicable laws. Voting members are selected for their demonstrated interest in behavioral health system improvement, diverse perspectives and experiences, or specialized expertise. Current vacancy will fill an unexpired term and must represent rural Pierce County.Rural Pierce County
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Behavioral Health Advisory BoardThe Behavioral Health Advisory Board serves in an advisory capacity to assist the County in meeting the comprehensive behavioral health planning responsibilities required by applicable laws. Voting members are selected for their demonstrated interest in behavioral health system improvement, diverse perspectives and experiences, or specialized expertise. Current vacancy is for a Homeless and Supportive Housing Provider.Homeless and Supportive Housing Provider
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Behavioral Health Advisory BoardThe Behavioral Health Advisory Board serves in an advisory capacity to assist the County in meeting the comprehensive behavioral health planning responsibilities required by applicable laws. Voting members are selected for their demonstrated interest in behavioral health system improvement, diverse perspectives and experiences, or specialized expertise. Current vacancy is for a Peer Advocate.Peer Advocate
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Board of EqualizationThe board considers matters of equalization and determines whether or not assessed valuations exceed 100% of the property’s fair market value. In their deliberations, the board cannot consider matters such as personal hardship, tax levy rates, overall tax amounts or other matters unrelated to the valuation of the property.Board Member
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Board of EqualizationThe board considers matters of equalization and determines whether or not assessed valuations exceed 100% of the property’s fair market value. In their deliberations, the board cannot consider matters such as personal hardship, tax levy rates, overall tax amounts or other matters unrelated to the valuation of the property.Alternate Board Members
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Boating Advisory CommissionThe Boating Advisory Commission advises the Sheriff, Executive, and Council on matters relating to boating conditions and safety. 

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Boundary Review BoardThe Boundary Review Board is a quasi-judicial administrative body empowered to make decisions on such issues as incorporation, extensions of utilities, and special purpose districts. Current vacancy is for an unexpired term.

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Citizens' Commission on Salaries for Elected OfficialsThe Pierce County Citizens' Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials recommends to the Council salary increases for the Pierce County Executive, Assessor-Treasurer, Sheriff, and Auditor. The current vacancy is for an applicant from the legal sector.Legal Professional
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Citizens' Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials
The Pierce County Citizens' Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials recommends to the Council salary increases for the Pierce County Executive, Assessor-Treasurer, Sheriff, and Auditor. The current vacancy is for an applicant from the human resources sector and will fill an unexpired term.
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Conservation Futures Program Citizens' Advisory BoardThe Board is comprised of seventeen individuals who work together to evaluate properties that are eligible for acquisition through the Conservation Futures fund and make an advisory recommendation to the County Council. Board members serve a four-year term. Pierce County residents interested in helping to preserve open space, wetlands, wildlife habitat, timber land, and agricultural lands are encouraged to apply.At Large
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Developmental Disabilities Advisory BoardMultiple vacancies. The Pierce County Developmental Disabilities Board assists and advises Pierce County Human Services on services to individuals with developmental disabilities.People with developmental disabilities in Pierce County
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Ethics CommissionSeeking applications for an upcoming Ethics Commission vacancy. Applicant must be employed in or retired from the private sector. The Ethics Commission is responsible for promoting and upholding ethical conduct in Pierce County government as provided by Pierce County Code 3.12.Private Sector
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Flood Control Zone District Advisory Board
The Advisory Committee makes recommendations on various budget and policy issues and project priorities to the Board of Supervisors. WRIA 11 represents the interests of residents in the Nisqually Basin, both in the county and any cities or communities in the area.Water Resource Inventory Area (WRIA) 11 - Nisqually BasinDistrict 3Apply
Flood Control Zone District Advisory Board
The Advisory Committee makes recommendations on various budget and policy issues and project priorities to the Board of Supervisors. WRIA 15 represents the interests of residents on the Key Peninsula, both in the county and any cities or communities in the area.Water Resource Inventory Area (WRIA) 15 - Key PeninsulaDistrict 7Apply
Flood Control Zone District Advisory Board
The Advisory Committee makes recommendations on various budget and policy issues and project priorities to the Board of Supervisors. The Unincorporated Pierce County seat represents the interests of residents in Pierce County, both in the county and any cities or communities therein.Unincorporated Pierce County
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Frederickson Advisory CommissionThe Frederickson Advisory Commission serves in an advisory capacity on land use matters to the Executive, the County Council, the Hearing Examiner, the Planning Commission, and the Planning and Land Services Department per Pierce County Code (PCC) 2.45. FAC meetings are held within the community and facilitate a structured two-way communication process between the County and community residents, property owners, and business owners regarding significant land use issues.Traditional Vacancy - Multiple Vacancies
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Gig Harbor Peninsula Land Use Advisory CommissionThe Gig Harbor Peninsula Land Use Advisory Commission serves in an advisory capacity on land use matters per Pierce County Code (PCC) 2.45. The Commission reviews applications for proposed developments within their community and makes recommendations regarding updates to their community plan. One vacancy for a resident of District 7.
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Human Services Citizens' Advisory BoardThe Citizens' Advisory Board serves in an advisory capacity to assist the County with implementation of Community Action and federally funded programs and activities through Community Development Block Grants, HOME, and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG).

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Key Peninsula Land Use Advisory CommissionThe Key Peninsula Advisory Commission (KPAC) serves in an advisory capacity on land use matters to the Executive, the County Council, the Hearing Examiner, the Planning Commission, and the Planning and Land Services Department per Pierce County Code (PCC) 2.45. KPAC meetings are held within the community and facilitate a structured two-way communication process between the County and community residents, property owners, and business owners regarding significant land use issues. The KPAC reviews applications for proposed developments within their community for which a public hearing is required and makes recommendations regarding updates to their community plan.
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Lakes Management District Advisory BoardThe purpose of the board is to represent the interests and concerns of lake residents and users as they relate to operations and management of the district. Multiple Vacancies
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Landmarks and Historic Preservation CommissionThe Commission's responsibility is to carry out the Pierce County Historic Preservation Program as a Certified Local Government (CLG) in historic preservation, and to provide recommendations to the Pierce County Executive, and Council.
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Landmarks and Historic Preservation CommissionThe Commission's responsibility is to carry out the Pierce County Historic Preservation Program as a Certified Local Government (CLG) in historic preservation, and to provide recommendations to the Pierce County Executive, and Council. Applicant must be from District 4 and will fill an unexpired term ending 8/31/2023.
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Landmarks and Historic Preservation CommissionThe Commission's responsibility is to carry out the Pierce County Historic Preservation Program as a Certified Local Government (CLG) in historic preservation, and to provide recommendations to the Pierce County Executive, and Council. Applicant must be from District 5 and will fill an unexpired term ending 9/15/2023.
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Landmarks and Historic Preservation CommissionThe Commission's responsibility is to carry out the Pierce County Historic Preservation Program as a Certified Local Government (CLG) in historic preservation, and to provide recommendations to the Pierce County Executive, and Council.
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Landmarks and Historic Preservation CommissionThe Commission's responsibility is to carry out the Pierce County Historic Preservation Program as a Certified Local Government (CLG) in historic preservation, and to provide recommendations to the Pierce County Executive, and Council.At Large 3: Historian
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Landmarks and Historic Preservation CommissionThe Commission's responsibility is to carry out the Pierce County Historic Preservation Program as a Certified Local Government (CLG) in historic preservation, and to provide recommendations to the Pierce County Executive, and Council.At Large 4: Archaeologist
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Mid-County Land Use Advisory CommissionThe Mid-County Land Use Advisory Commission (MCAC) serves in an advisory capacity on land use matters per Pierce County Code (PCC) 2.45. The MCAC reviews applications for proposed developments within their community and makes recommendations regarding updates to their community plan. Two vacancies for residents of District 5.
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Parkland-Spanaway-Midland Land Use AdvisoryLooking to fill representation for Midland. The PSMAC reviews applications for proposed developments within their community for which a public hearing is required and makes recommendations regarding updates to their community plan.Midland
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Parkland-Spanaway-Midland Land Use AdvisoryMultiple vacancies. Looking to fill representation for Parkland, Spanaway, and Midland. The PSMAC reviews applications for proposed developments within their community for which a public hearing is required and makes recommendations regarding updates to their community plan.Parkland, Spanaway, or Midland
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Parks and Recreation Citizens Advisory BoardThe Board advises the Parks and Recreation Department concerning its general operations, capital projects, as well as the needs and interest of the citizens of the community. The board also assists the county in identifying funding sources and securing funding for the county's Parks and Recreation programs. Current vacancy is for a resident of District 2.
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Refugee and Immigration Affairs

The Commission on Refugee and Immigrant Affairs is meant to serve as an advisory board to the legislative and executive branches of Pierce County government. This will be on matters of importance to the refugee and immigrant communities in Pierce County related to employment, economic development, public health, student achievement, citizenship, public safety, criminal justice, civic engagement, language access, and protection of civil rights. 



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Solid Waste Advisory Committee
Help shape local recycling and waste reduction programs by becoming a SWAC member. Members serve a four-year term.Agricultural sector

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Solid Waste Advisory Committee
Help shape local recycling and waste reduction programs by becoming a SWAC member. Members serve a four-year term.Local Public Official
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Solid Waste Advisory Committee
Help shape local recycling and waste reduction programs by becoming a SWAC member. Members serve a four-year term.


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South Hill Land Use Advisory CommissionMultiple Vacancies. The South Hill Advisory Commission (SHAC) serves in an advisory capacity on land use matters to the Executive, the County Council, the Hearing Examiner, the Planning Commission, and the Planning and Land Services Department.
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Storm Drainage and Surface Water Management Advisory BoardMultiple vacancies. The Surface Water Management Advisory Board (SWAB) works with Pierce County to make recommendations on the county's surface water management program to the Pierce County Council and Executive.
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Thun Field Advisory Commission
Multiple vacancies. TFAC provides the community and airport tenants an opportunity to interact and make recommendations for the future of the airport. The members serve four-year, unpaid, terms. Must be a resident of the Frederickson or Graham Community Plan area.Community resident - must reside within the Graham Community Plan areaDistrict 3Apply
Thun Field Advisory CommissionSeeking applicants for one Airport User position on the Pierce County Airport-Thun Field Advisory Commission (TFAC). The appointee will fill out a first term to April 30, 2026, with the option of a second term. This position is uncompensated. Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., May 31st, 2022. To learn more about the commission, membership requirements and the application/selection process, please visit the Pierce County TFAC website: http://www.piercecountywa.org/thunfield. Click on “Advisory Commission.” Airport UserDistrict 1Apply
Veterans Advisory BoardRepresentatives from local branches of nationally recognized veterans' service organizations or the veterans' community at large in Pierce County

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