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The City of San Jose invites interested members of the community to participate in the process of City Government by serving on one of several Boards and Commissions. All positions are voluntary and most appointed by the City Council. The time commitment for each board or commission varies, with some meeting on a regular schedule, while others meet on an as needed basis. Additional time obligations may include pre-meeting preparation or subcommittee attendance. Once appointed, attendance at regularly scheduled meetings is critical. 

NOTE: The City Clerk’s Office continuously accepts applications for all Boards and Commissions. Vacancies listed below are for currently available seats.  Please click here for the most recent vacancy flyer.

Board/Commission Openings
Commission Name Deadline to Apply Seats Available
 Appeals Hearing Board  October 2, 2017 11:59 PM  2 
 Civil Service Commission  Nomination petitions and applications will be accepted
 September 18th at 8 AM through October 6th at 5 PM
 1 
 Downtown Parking Board  October 2, 2017 11:59 PM
 1 
 Federated City Employees' Retirement Plan Board  October 2, 2017 11:59 PM
1
 Human Services Commission  October 2, 2017 11:59 PM
2
 Neighborhoods Commission  October 2, 2017 11:59 PM 5
 Senior Citizens Commission  October 2, 2017 11:59 PM 1

Application Information:
Deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. on the indicated closing date. Unless otherwise stated, applicants should live within the City limits of San José and cannot be City employees. Terms may be from two to four years, unless the vacancy is due to an incumbent resigning mid-term. In that case, the appointment is to the remainder of the unexpired term.

Please apply online through the City’s Web site at: http://sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=330. For more information about the application process, please contact the Office of the City Clerk at (408) 535-1260.

If you would like additional information about a particular Commission, Board or Committee, please visit the Boards & Commissions page and select that Board or Commission. Contact information for staff is available on their individual pages.


August 9, 2017 11:59 p.m.
August 9, 2017 11:59 p.m.