Applicants must be residents of Clallam County.
Members are appointed by the BOCC for staggered terms of 6 years each.

Clallam County Parks and Recreation Advisory Board

 

Why You’re Needed: This is your opportunity to help shape the services delivered to residents by the County Park, Fair and Facilities Department. Only one of seven positions is currently held by a woman.

Job Basics:

Assists the County in delivery of park and recreation services to its residents and visitors. Under the direction of the Board of Commissioners through the Director of Parks, Fair, and Facilities, the advisory board holds public meetings as necessary, advises and assists the County in developing reasonable rules, fees, and regulations for the operation of County Parks and other recreational facilities, and reviews park acquisitions and development strategies.

The typical duties of the Advisory Board include, but are not limited to, assisting in developing reasonable fees and rules for County parks and review of park acquisitions that meet the park, recreation, and open space needs of citizens and visitors. When funding is available, the board provides recommendations to development of outdoor recreation programs that promote outdoor education and outdoor recreational use of our natural
resources.

Learn more about the duties of this Board.

Meeting Schedule: The Advisory Board meets every other month (odd numbered months) at 5:30 pm, at different locations in Port Angeles.

How To Apply:  Download the Application or pick one up in their office in the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Suite 4, Port Angeles.

For more information contact the Clallam County Commissioner’s Office at 360-417-2233.

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INSIDER INFO

The Parks, Fair and Facilities Department manages twenty-one parks, the County Fairgrounds, and five building complexes, including the historic Clallam County Courthouse and other facilities for a total of over 755 acres of recreational opportunities.

SKILLS NEEDED

• Have the ability to listen to diverse viewpoints.

• Experience in outdoor education and recreational opportunity development.

• Appreciation for our natural resources and recreation.

 Clallam County

Clallam County, named after the Klallam word for “the strong people”, has  approximately 75,000 residents with women making up 50.64% of the population and 54% of the workforce. Community members give their time through elected positions and 35 volunteer boards or commissions.