Lynnwood Civil Service Commission seeking applicants

By City of Lynnwood | Press Release

Interested individuals will need to complete an application form and attend an upcoming Board or Commission meeting. Civil Service Commissioners must live within our City limits, and be a registered voter.

The Civil Service Commission typically meets monthly and is consists of three members, who serve six-year terms. 

Lynnwood’s Civil Service Commission, established in 1959, administers a Civil Service system for certain Lynnwood Police Department personnel pursuant to State Law. Personnel matters included in the Civil Service system are matters relating to the rules that govern the appointment, promotion, transfer, layoff, recruitment, retention, classification, removal, discipline and welfare of Lynnwood Police Department employees.

Find out if you live within the city limits or in Lynnwood’s unincorporated area: Do I Live In Lynnwood?

For more information on the application process and to fill out an application, visit our Boards & Commissions webpage.


Contact Civil Service Staff Liaison Lori Charles at or 425-670-5082.

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