Civil Service Commission


  • 5 p.m.
  • 1st Wednesday of each month
  •  City Hall Conference Room
     15535 Main Street NE
      Duvall, WA 98019
All members of the public are welcome to attend.
NOTICE OF VIRTUAL MEETINGS: Due to COVID-19 and related restrictions, all Civil Service meetings are held virtually until further notice.

Commission Members

  • Jaime Kemper, Position 1, Email
    Term Expires: April 1, 2027
  • Ray LaBate, Chair (Position 2), Email
    Term Expires: April 1, 2023

  • Steve Sabourin, Interim Secretary, Email
    Term is non-expiring
  • William Ojeda, Position 3, Email
    Term Expires: April 1, 2025

Commission Overview

The Duvall Civil Service Commission is made up of 3 members appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. Civil Service Commissioners are volunteers and serve a 6-year term.

The purpose of the Civil Service Commission is to assure that police officers are recruited through open competition, are hired and promoted on the basis of merit, and are demoted, suspended, or discharged for cause. It oversees civil service examinations and certifies eligibility lists.

Rules and Regulations

Oral Boards

The City of Duvall is currently accepting applications to establish an eligibility list for entry level, exceptional entry or lateral transfer Police Officers. Full Description

Current Eligibility Lists

Eligibility List - Approved February 9, 2022, updated May 11, 2022
Eligibility List - PD Administrative Specialist, approved May 11, 2022
Sergeant Promotional Eligibility List  - approved April 6, 2022

Additional Information

For more information about the Civil Service Commission, email Secretary/Chief Examiner Lt. Steve Sabourin