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Boards & Commissions Recruitment




The City is currently seeking applicants for the following commissions:



Arts Commission

(1) voting and (2) alternates

Civil Service Commission

(2) alternates

Diversity Commission

(3) voting

Ethics Board

(2) voting

Human Services Commission

(2) alternates

Independent Salary Commission

(2) voting and (2) alternates

Parks & Recreation Commission

(1) voting and (2) alternates 

Planning Commission

(3) alternates

Senior Advisory Commission

(2) alternates

Youth Commission

(3) alternates 

* The next review of applications is scheduled for Friday, October 27th.

postings updated 10/11/2023






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Eligible candidates will be interviewed by the City Council at a Special Meeting(s) to be announced. Please check back for future openings as this page is updated frequently.



The City of Federal Way has several volunteer Citizen Boards and Commissions that advise the Mayor and City Council in certain areas of government and policy issues.

Eligibility requirements for these Boards and Commissions are established in Chapter 2 of the Federal Way Revised Code. Appointments to most Boards and Commissions are made during City Council Meetings by City Council after interviewing applicants. 

A summary of regular meeting dates and times for these Commissions/Boards is available here.