Civil Service Commission


  • As called.

Staff Liason

Victoria Hernandez, Secretary/Chief Examiner
818 E. Edison Ave.
Sunnyside, WA 98944
Ph: (509) 836-6388
Fx: (509) 837-3294


  • VACANT, June 30, 2023
  • Ron Price, Vice Chair, October 3, 2024
  • Lloyd Hazzard, October 3, 2024

Commission Responsibilities

Civil service helps assure that firefighters and law enforcement officers are recruited through open competition, hired and promoted on the basis of merit, and are demoted, suspended, removed from office, or discharged only for cause.

For Washington's cities and towns, civil service is established for firefighters by Chapter 41.08 RCW and Chapter 2.28 of the Sunnyside Municipal Code and by Chapter 41.12 RCW and Chapter 2.20.060 of the Sunnyside Municipal Code for police.

Notice of Commission Vacancies
  • Board of Parks & Recreation (1 vacancy) 
  • Community and Economic Development Commission (6 vacancies)
  • Civil Service Commission (1 vacancy)
  • Planning Commission (1 vacancy)

Applications for the above positions are available by downloading the application, in the City Clerk's Office at City Hall 818 E. Edison Avenue, by calling 509-836-6310, or emailing the City Clerk.

Applications will be accepted until the vacancies are filled.