GHC Civil Service Commission
310 W. Spruce Ave.
Montesano, WA 98563

  Chief Examiner: Commissioners:
  Lisa Ballou Keith Fouts, Chair
  EMail: Bob Barton
    Judy Mawhorter

The Grays Harbor County Civil Service Commission holds its regular monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month.  Meetings, which are open to the public, begin at 4:00 p.m. in Room 211 of the Forestry Building located at 310 W. Spruce Avenue in Montesano, Washington. 

                                                                               Exam Announcements

The GHC Civil Service Commission authorizes the establishment of eligibility lists for use by the GHC Sheriff's Office for entry-level and lateral hiring, as well as for promotions.  All lists are established through an examination process.  Below you will see links specific to entry-level and lateral examinations. 

Entry-Level:  Applications for entry-level Correction Deputy and entry-level Deputy Sheriff will be accepted continuously throughout the year.  Quarterly exams will be conducted per the schedule at the 2023 Exam Schedule link below. To access exam information and to apply for exams, click on either the Government Jobs link (preferred) or the Word file.  Both links contain a Notice of Examination, a job description, the full 2023 exam schedule, and a civil service application to be completed and submitted per included instructions.  Both links describe the exams that must be passed in order to qualify for eligibility listing.

Lateral:  The Lateral Corrections Deputy link and the Lateral Deputy Sheriff link remain continuously open for recruitment.  In both cases, each Notice of Examination will give instructions on the testing process.

Questions may be directed to Lisa Ballou, Chief Examiner (contact information above).

2023 EXAM SCHEDULE for entry Corrections and for entry Deputy Sheriff.

Lateral Corrections Deputy                              Click here for Word application file.

Corrections Deputy (entry level)                      Click here for Word file to APPLY for testing.  OR
                                                                         Go to:
                                                                                       See NOTICE OF EXAM at both links.

BFOQ Corrections Deputy (entry level)           Click here for Word file.   OR
                                                                         Go to:

Support Specialist (entry level)                     Go to:
                                                                                       See NOTICE OF EXAM
                                                                         OR Click here for Word file application.  

Deputy Sheriff (entry level)                              Click here for Word file to APPLY for testing.    OR
                                                                         Go to:
                                                                                       See NOTICE OF EXAM at both links.

Lateral Deputy Sheriff                                      Click here for Word application file.                 

Grays Harbor County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 It is the policy of Grays Harbor County to provide equal opportunity to all applicants for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, disability, pregnancy or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.