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Civil Service

About Civil Service

Fife City Hall
5411 23rd St. E.

Monday – Friday
8:30AM – 5:00PM

Civil Service is charged with the recruitment, testing, hiring, and promotion of all Fife Police Department employees under Chapter 41.14RCW.

The City Manager appoints citizens of the City of Fife to serve on the Civil Service Commission. Each commissioner serves a six year term without compensation and cannot hold any salaried public office or engage in city employment, other than the commission duties, during their term. The terms of the commissioners do not run consecutively. Only two commissioners can be of the same political party.

Civil Service Commission Rules

Click here to download the Fife Civil Service Commission Rules.

Civil Service Positions

The following positions in the City of Fife Police Department are covered by Civil Service Rules:

  1. Corrections Officer
  2. Corrections Officer – Lateral
  3. Police Officer
  4. Police Officer – Lateral
  5. Communications/ Records Officer
  6. Police Clerk
  7. Police Service Specialist

Civil Service Staff

Bob Thornhill, Chair
Jay Marks
Kory Edwards

Contact the Commission
Jan Kurz
Phone: (253) 896-8615

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