Current Vacancies

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Planning Commission
The Pierce County Planning Commission is an advisory board to the Pierce County Council regarding legislative actions dealing with planning and land use. Hearings before the Planning Commission are typically in regard to planning related legislation such as zoning code changes, comprehensive plan amendments, and other land use regulations. The Planning Commission also makes recommendations regarding applications for current use assessment.

The Planning Commission currently has one vacant position to fill – representing District 6. Board members must be able to attend monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of every month.

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Planning Commission
The Pierce County Planning Commission is an advisory board to the Pierce County Council regarding legislative actions dealing with planning and land use. Hearings before the Planning Commission are typically in regard to planning related legislation such as zoning code changes, comprehensive plan amendments, and other land use regulations. The Planning Commission also makes recommendations regarding applications for current use assessment.

The Planning Commission currently has one unexpired position to fill who represents District 5. Board members must be able to attend monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of every month. 

District 5Apply
Graham Land Use Advisory Commission
The GAC reviews applications for proposed developments within their community for which a public hearing is required and makes recommendations regarding updates to their community plan.
Graham Community Plan AreaDistrict 3Apply
Birth to 25 Advisory Board
Pierce County Human Services seeks interested candidates to serve on the Birth to 25 Advisory Board (B-25 Board). The B-25 Board is a newly created 20-member board tasked with proposing a long-range plan with policy, systems, and environmental change recommendations to ensure the successful development of infants, children, youth and young adults ages Birth to 25.

The B-25 Board currently has one vacant position to fill – Special Needs Community. Board members must be over 18 years old and able to attend monthly meetings on the first Monday of each month.


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Frederickson Advisory Commission
The 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
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Frederickson Advisory Commission
The 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
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Frederickson Advisory Commission
The 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 

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Parks and Recreation Citizens' Advisory Board
This nine-member board meets quarterly to advise 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. The board takes an active role in communicating park and recreation needs, services and programs to the public governmental agencies, the executive and the council.

District 3Apply
Parks and Recreation Citizens' Advisory Board
This nine-member board meets quarterly to advise 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. The board takes an active role in communicating park and recreation needs, services and programs to the public governmental agencies, the executive and the council.
Outdoor Sports and Recreation
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Parks and Recreation Citizens' Advisory Board
This nine-member board meets quarterly to advise 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. The board takes an active role in communicating park and recreation needs, services and programs to the public governmental agencies, the executive and the council.
Outdoor Sports and Recreation
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Parkland-Spanaway-Midland Land Use Advisory
Looking 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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Conservation Futures Program Citizens' Advisory Board
The 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.
City of Tacoma
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Conservation Futures Program Citizens' Advisory Board
The 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.

District 3Apply
Birth to 25 Advisory Board
Pierce County Human Services seeks interested candidates to serve on the Birth to 25 Advisory Board (B-25 Board). The B-25 Board is a newly created 20-member board tasked with proposing a long-range plan with policy, systems, and environmental change recommendations to ensure the successful development of infants, children, youth and young adults ages Birth to 25.

The B-25 Board currently has one vacant position to fill – Tribal Community. Board members must be over 18 years old and able to attend monthly meetings on the first Monday of each month.
Tribal Community and Special Needs Community 
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Ethics Commission
Seeking Ethics Commission member retired or currently employed in the private sector. See Pierce County Ethics Code 3.12 for membership details.
Retired or Private Sector

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Key Peninsula Land Use Advisory Commission
Must be a member of the Key Peninsula Community Council

District 7Apply
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.

District 1Apply
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.

District 1Apply
Solid Waste Advisory Committee
Help shape local recycling and waste reduction programs by becoming a SWAC member. members serve a four-year term.CitizenDistrict 1Apply
Conservation Futures Program Citizens' Advisory BoardThe Board evaluates 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.
District 2Apply
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.

District 2Apply
Frederickson Land Use Advisory Commission
Multiple vacancies. The FAC reviews applications for proposed developments within their community for which a public hearing is required and makes recommendations regarding updates to their community plan.
District 3Apply
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 area
District 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 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
Solid Waste Advisory Committee
Help shape local recycling and waste reduction programs by becoming a SWAC member. members serve a four-year term.Agriculture

District 3Apply
Arts CommissionIdeal candidates should possess accomplishments in one or more of the following fields: architecture, art criticism, art education, history, dance, communicative arts, theatre, heritage arts, landscape architecture, music, painting, photography, planning, sculpture, or ethnic arts, or have publicly demonstrated a deep interest in and appreciation of cultural and artistic activities. Term length, three-years.Arts CommissionerDistrict 3Apply
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.

District 3Apply
Conservation Futures Program Citizens' Advisory BoardThe Board evaluates 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.

District 4Apply
Accessible Communities Advisory Committee
The committee is actively involved in activities to promote greater awareness of disability issues, and acceptance, involvement, and access for persons with disabilities within the community.

District 4Apply
Arts CommissionIdeal candidates should possess accomplishments in one or more of the following fields: architecture, art criticism, art education, history, dance, communicative arts, theatre, heritage arts, landscape architecture, music, painting, photography, planning, sculpture, or ethnic arts, or have publicly demonstrated a deep interest in and appreciation of cultural and artistic activities. Term length, three-years.Arts CommissionerDistrict 4Apply
Mid-County Land Use Advisory CommissionMultiple vacancies. The MCAC reviews applications for proposed developments within their community for which a public hearing is required and makes recommendations regarding updates to their community plan.
District 5Apply
Conservation Futures Program Citizens' Advisory BoardThe Board evaluates 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.
District 5Apply
Solid Waste Advisory Committee
Multiple vacancies. Help shape local recycling and waste reduction programs by becoming a SWAC member. members serve a four-year term.CitizenDistrict 5Apply
Solid Waste Advisory Committee
Help shape local recycling and waste reduction programs by becoming a SWAC member. members serve a four-year term.Waste Management IndustryDistrict 5Apply
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 OfficialDistrict 5Apply
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 OfficialDistrict 6Apply
Transportation Advisory Commission
The Advisory Commission provides policy guidance on local transportation issues to the governing board of the Transportation Benefit District, the Pierce County Executive, and the Pierce County Council.
Community Group - Key PeninsulaDistrict 7Apply
Solid Waste Advisory Committee
Help shape local recycling and waste reduction programs by becoming a SWAC member. members serve a four-year term.
CitizenDistrict 7Apply
Tacoma Narrows Airport Advisory CommissionMultiple vacancies. Must be a resident of unincorporated Gig Harbor Peninsula within the Gig Harbor Community Plan area. Position is unpaid. TNAAC provides the community and airport tenants an opportunity to interact and make recommendations for the future of the airport.Community ResidentDistrict 7Apply
Tacoma Narrows Airport Advisory CommissionMust be a user of Tacoma Narrows Airport. Position is unpaid. TNAAC provides the community and airport tenants an opportunity to interact and make recommendations for the future of the airport.Airport UserDistrict 7Apply
Gig Harbor Peninsula Land Use AdvisoryThe PAC reviews applications for proposed developments within their community for which a public hearing is required and makes recommendations regarding updates to their community plan.

District 7Apply
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 progrsam to the Pierce County Council and Executive.Pierce County ResidentDistrict 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7Apply
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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Accessible Communities Advisory Committee
Multiple vacancies. Looking to fill 12 voting positions on this committee. The committee is actively involved in activities to promote greater awareness of disability issues, and acceptance, involvement, and access for persons with disabilities within the community.Voting Members
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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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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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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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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.Seniors and People with Disabilities
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Solid Waste Advisory Committee
Help shape local recycling and waste reduction programs by becoming a SWAC member. All interested citizens, especially young adults and business representatives, are encouraged to apply.Citizen
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Accessible Communities Advisory Committee
Multiple vacancies. The committee is actively involved in activities to promote greater awareness of disability issues, and acceptance, involvement, and access for persons with disabilities within the community.Voting Member
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Citizens' Commission on Salaries for Elected OfficialsThe Pierce County Citizens' Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials shall have the power and responsibility to recommend to the Council salary increases for the Pierce County Executive, Assessor-Treasurer, Sheriff, and Auditor. The applicant for this seat should have current experience in Human Resource Management.Human Resources
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Citizens' Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials

The Pierce County Citizens' Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials shall have the power and responsibility to recommend to the Council salary increases for the Pierce County Executive, Assessor-Treasurer, Sheriff, and Auditor.
Attorney - Legal
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Birth to 25 Advisory Commission

Pierce County Human Services seeks interested candidates to serve on the Birth to 25 Advisory Board (B-25 Board). The B-25 Board is a newly created 20-member board tasked with proposing a long-range plan with policy, systems, and environmental change recommendations to ensure the successful development of infants, children, youth and young adults ages Birth to 25. 


The B-25 Board currently has one vacant position to fill – Tribal Community. Board members must be over 18 years old and able to attend monthly meetings on the first Monday of each month. 

Tribal Community
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Conservation Futures Program Citizens' Advisory Board
The Board evaluates 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.
City of University Place
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Conservation Futures Program Citizens' Advisory BoardThe Board evaluates 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.
District 7
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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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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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Lodging Tax Advisory CommitteeThe Committee recommends use of the annual allocation of funds and advises the County on tourism activities. Candidates for the At-Large position must not be affiliated with the tourism industry.At Large
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Veterans Advisory BoardThe Veterans Advisory Board was created pursuant to Pierce County Ordinance No. 2016-89s and Pierce County Code Chapter 2.75, to advise the County on needs of local indigent veterans, the resources available to local indigent veterans, and programs that could benefit the needs of local indigent veterans and their families.Local branches of nationally recognized veterans' service organizations or the veterans' community at large in Pierce county.
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Transportation Advisory Commission
The Advisory Commission provides policy guidance on local transportation issues to the governing board of the Transportation Benefit District, the Pierce County Executive, and the Pierce County Council.
Puyallup Watershed, Non-Motorized
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Transportation Advisory Commission
The Advisory Commission provides policy guidance on local transportation issues to the governing board of the Transportation Benefit District, the Pierce County Executive, and the Pierce County Council.
Pierce Transit
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Transportation Advisory Commission
The Advisory Commission provides policy guidance on local transportation issues to the governing board of the Transportation Benefit District, the Pierce County Executive, and the Pierce County Council.
Agricultural Production
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Transportation Advisory Commission
The Advisory Commission provides policy guidance on local transportation issues to the governing board of the Transportation Benefit District, the Pierce County Executive, and the Pierce County Council.
Long-Haul Transportation Industry
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Transportation Advisory Commission
The Advisory Commission provides policy guidance on local transportation issues to the governing board of the Transportation Benefit District, the Pierce County Executive, and the Pierce County Council.
Short-Haul/Intra-County/Last Mile Transportation
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