Commissioner Vacancy

The application period is now closed.

Clallam County PUD Commissioners have announced a vacancy on the PUD Board of Commissioners. The Commissioners are requesting that interested persons download the Commissioner Vacancy Application Instructions below for information on applying to be considered for appointment. Candidates should have a strong interest in public service, be willing to commit all the time necessary to perform the Commissioner’s duties, and an ability to envision solutions to the challenge of fulfilling the District’s mission statement of “Providing reliable, efficient, safe, and low-cost utility services in a financially and environmentally responsible manner.”

Under state law (RCW 42.12.070), the two remaining Commissioners have 90 days to appoint a replacement to fill the vacancy until the certification of the general election in November of 2024. The candidate winning the 2024 election would serve the remainder of the unexpired term through December of 2026. The candidate for the position must be a registered voter living within the PUD’s Second Commissioner District. The Second District includes these voter precincts: Agnew, Blue Mountain, Bluffs, Carlsborg, Clark, Cline, Coyote, Deer Park, Dungeness East, Dungeness West, Fairview, Jamestown, Lost Mountain, Macleay, Monterra, Mount Pleasant, O’Brien, Riverside, and Robin Hill. Clallam County PUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, encourages all women and men in the community to apply.

The PUD Commissioners will be addressing significant issues for the customers of the PUD during 2023 and the future. Currently, the challenges are focused on: rising costs of power and operations, minimal load growth, and future power supply challenges.

The position of PUD Commissioner pays a salary of $2,567 per month plus a per diem of $128 per day for meetings attended on behalf of the District to a maximum annual compensation of $48,724, pursuant to RCW 54.12.080. Healthcare coverage is also provided.

Clallam PUD has 145 employees, and serves over 33,000 accounts in Clallam County with energy from 95% clean, renewable, affordable and carbon-free sources.

Questions? Contact Nicole Hartman at 360-565-3231 or email Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2023.

Please note: Applicant names and applications may be made public
subject to a media or records request. Personal information such as  addresses, telephone numbers, fax numbers, voter registration numbers, date of birth and any drivers or professional license numbers will be redacted.