Civil Service Commission

Lynnwood Custody Officers at Cops and Kids event


The Civil Service Commission is charged with adopting civil service rules(PDF, 221KB)  for the regulation of personnel administration within the uniformed services (Police and Fire) of the City of Lynnwood. They oversee the recruitment and selection process for these services, including a competitive testing program to determine the qualifications of persons interested in such employment. 

 Position # Member Term Expires
Position #1  Kent Landrum, Chair 06/28/2025
Position #2  Myrle Carner 06/28/2027
Position #3    Ed dos Remedios   03/31/2026


Interested in becoming a Commission Member? Apply today!

Interested individuals will need to complete an application form and attend an upcoming Civil Service Commission meeting.  Civil Service Commission members must live within our City limits and be a registered voter.  For more information on the application process and to fill out an application, visit our Board & Commissions webpage

The three members of the Commission are appointed by the Mayor of Lynnwood and approved by the City Council. Commission members serve six-year terms. By state law, Civil Service Commissioners must be United States citizens, residents of the City of Lynnwood for three years, and qualified to vote in Snohomish County.