Application deadline and Interview Schedule updated August 21, 2019. Term of service corrected August 23, 2019.

The Northshore Fire Department, serving the cities of Lake Forest Park and Kenmore, has a vacancy in Commissioner Position #4.

The vacancy will be filled by appointment with term lasting through certification of the November 2019 General Election. The position is scheduled for election in the November 2019 General Election.

Commissioners act as the board of directors for the fire department. If you are interested in serving your community as Fire Commissioner, please submit a letter of interest and statement of qualifications to the district’s Board Secretary & Acting Fire Chief no later than 5:00 pm on September 5th 2019. *Note: application deadline extended due to cancellation of the September 4th Board Meeting.*

Kate Hansen, Board Secretary

Eric Magnuson, Acting Fire Chief

7220 NE 181st Street

Kenmore, WA 98028

Phone: 425-354-1780

Fax: 425-354-1781

All qualified candidates will be interviewed by the Board of Fire Commissioners. Candidate interviews are tentatively scheduled for September 11th at 5:00pm. Applicants will be notified if any changes are made to the tentative schedule. Candidates will be interviewed in the order received.

Requirements:  Applicants must be a registered voter residing within the fire district.  The fire district boundary is consistent with the city boundaries of Lake Forest Park and Kenmore.

Additional information about the role of a fire commissioner can be found in the Washington State Fire Commissioners ‘Commissioner Handbook’ or by contacting one of the current Northshore Fire Commissioners