Volunteer Positions

HOTEL/MOTEL TAX ADVISORY COMMITTEE has two openings. The open positions are for those that qualify as a collector of funds or a business that is involved in tourism or promotional activities. Please indicate your qualifications on your informational statement.

PARKS & RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD has one opening which must be filled by a resident from Commissioner District 3. Applicants should have an interest in recreational user groups including one or more of the following: Equestrian, Mountain Bike, OHV, Hiking, Winter Recreation, Water Sports, Hunting/Fishing and Wildlife/Scenic Viewing. The Board meets monthly to advise Commissioners on matters relating to Parks and Recreation. Terms TBD following the adoption of the updated By-Laws.

PLANNING COMMISSION has one opening for a resident of Commissioner District 2 completing a 4-year term expiring 12/31/2018.

CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION has one opening on the 3-member Civil Service Commission for the completion of a 6-year term ending 12/31/2020. The Commission meets every 4th Thursday of the month at 1:00 pm. No experience necessary. Pursuant to RCW 41.14.030, members must be a US citizen, resident of Pend Oreille County for at least 2 years, and a registered voter. The general purpose is to establish a merit system of employment for county deputy sheriffs and other employees of the office of county sheriff. Travel reimbursement available.


All of the above are volunteer positions. Please send a letter of interest along with an Informational Statement to: Commissioners’ Office, 625 W. 4th St., PO Box 5025, Newport, WA 99156. For additional information, please call 509-447-4119.

Informational Statement of Interest