Interested individuals must submit their application to the City of Port Angeles. There is one position available and it is open until filled.

These two positions will cover two unexpired terms that were set to expire 2/28/20.

Port Angeles Public Safety Advisory Board


Why You’re Needed: This is your opportunity to help shape public safety services in Port Angeles. You can play a key role in encouraging cross sector collaboration and supporting effective community policing strategies.

Job Basics:

Members of the Public Safety Advisory Board advise and make recommendations to the City Manager, Chief of Police, and Fire Chief concerning the provision of public safety services within the City, including enhancing Police and Fire Department-community relations; review and recommendations concerning Police and Fire Department policies, procedures, programs, accreditation standards, and budgetary implications; review of qualifications and performance of licensees under Chapter 5.08 of the Port Angeles Municipal Code; promotion of public awareness of the City’s Police and Fire services and programs; and encourage individuals and community groups to assist in the police and fire programs and services, including the provision of funds, humanpower and capital.

Learn more about the duties of this Board.

Meeting Schedule: The Commission meets the third Wednesday of each month, at 6:00 PM in the City Council Chambers.

How To Apply:  Download the Application or pick one up in the City Manager’s Office located in City Hall at 321 East 5th Street.

For more information contact Kari Martinez-Bailey, City Clerk at 360-417-4634 or [email protected]



“We are proud of our volunteers who, through their daily activities, strive to provide the highest quality of police and public safety services to our city. Our department works collaboratively with our local, state and federal agency partners, and with a broad spectrum of our community. We are committed to community-oriented policing and problem solving.”

Brian Smith

Port Angeles Police Chief


• Interest in public safety and communications.

• Interest in public policy, city code, and ordinances.

• Community outreach experience.

• One position is open to a resident who lives, works or attends school in the city.

• One position is available.


The City of Port Angeles has long been the primary urban center of the North Olympic Peninsula with nearly 20,000 residents. Approximately 120 employees serve our city, community members give their time through 7 elected City Council positions and 7 boards or commissions.