The Civil Service Commission is established in compliance with the Revised Code of Washington
41.14.010 “The general purpose of [Civil Service] is to establish a merit system of employment for county deputy sheriffs and other employees of the office of county sheriff, thereby raising the standards and efficiency of such offices and law enforcement in general.”
The duties and responsibilities of the Civil Service Commission may be found in
Chapter 2.12 of the Island County Code and
RCW 41.14.060. Service on the Civil Service Commission is without fee or compensation. Members must be a citizen of the United States, a resident of Island County for at least 2 years immediately preceding appointment, and a registered voter in Island County. Six year term.
The Commission meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m. in the Administration Building, 1 NE 7th Street Suite 200, Coupeville, Washington, Room 116. The Civil Service Commission is charged with the recruitment and examination process for filling job openings in the Sheriff’s Office. Their rules govern appointments, promotions, assignments, transfers, demotions, suspensions, discharges and/or reinstatements to ensure that such actions are made on the basis of merit and fitness.
Linda MeehanSecretary/Chief Examiner
Phone Number:Office: (360) 678-7975
Mailing Address:PO BOX 5000Coupeville WA 98239-5000