City of Des Moines residents with an interest in local government, aquatics and community issues are invited to apply for an opening on the Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District.

With Commissioner Tricia Croom’s resignation (effective August 18, 2020), there is an opening for Position 4 on the Board of Commissioners until the November 2021 election.

To be eligible to serve on the Board, applicants must be a resident for one year and be a registered voter of the City. If a person has residency or eligibility questions in this regard, please contact our District offices.

The five-member Board of Commissioners provides governance of the Mount Rainier Pool. The Board of Commissioners also adopts the District’s budget, approves appropriations, contracts in the District’s name, levies taxes, and sets aquatic programming for the community. Regular business meetings are held on the third Tuesday evenings of every month, with special meetings or study sessions set on availability of the Commissioners.

To apply, please submit the following:

    • A completed Mount Rainier Pool Employment Application
    • A resume
    • A cover letter
    • Three (3) professional references
    • The deadline for applications is Thursday, September 3 at 5 p.m.

For more information, please contact Scott Deschenes, District General Manager at (206) 429-3852 or by emailing [email protected].