The Medford Mayor and City Council encourage citizen participation in Municipal Government and welcome your interest in serving on a City Board, Commission or Committee. Participation is contingent on one of the residency requirements stated in Medford Municipal Code 2.435 and positions may have additional trade and/or experience requirements. By submitting an application, you agree that you meet the residency requirement and any specific trade and/or experience required for the position. Please bring proof of residency to your interview.
Application forms are available in the City Manager's Office, Room 310, City Hall or you may apply online.
Applications for the following positions will be accepted until positions are filled. Additional information can be obtained by calling (541) 774‑2000.
CEMETERY COMMISSION (3-year term): One partial-term position for a youth member (term expires 01/31/2021). Meets monthly. Commission makes recommendations to the City Manager and City Council regarding the funding and operation of Eastwood Cemetery. The Commission also works to secure donations and bequests for the Cemetery Trust Fund.
HOSPITAL FACILITIES BOARD (5-year term): One full-term position (term expires 01/31/2024). Meets only when called, generally once per year. The Board acts as a conduit that allows nonprofit hospital facilities to float tax-free bonds.
MULTICULTURAL COMMISSION (3-year term): One partial-term position (term expires 01/31/2020). Meets monthly. The Multicultural Commission serves to represent and reflect issues of economic, social and cultural interest for Medford’s growing multicultural community.
PARKING COMMISSION (3-year term): Two partial-term positions (terms expire 01/31/2020 and 01/31/2022). Meets monthly. The Commission advises the City Council on matters related to parking in the Central Business District.
POLICE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (3-year term): Two partial-term positions (terms expire 01/31/2022). Meets quarterly. The Police Advisory Committee acts as an advisory committee, explores solutions to community concerns and provides a venue for citizen interaction with the Police Department.
Vacancies on the Police Advisory Committee are for the following positions:
UNIFIED APPEAL BOARD (2-year term): One partial-term position (term expires 01/31/2020). Meets only when called. Performs the function of those boards created by the Uniform Building Codes, the Plumbing Code, the Electrical Code and the Mechanical Code. Members must have knowledge of the building field. One position must be filled by a licensed general contractor. One position must be filled by a licensed engineer. One position must be filled by a licensed architect. One position must be filled by a local business community member. One position is an at large position.
The current vacancy on the Unified Appeal Board is for a local business community member.
URBAN RENEWAL AGENCY BUDGET COMMITTEE (3-year terms): Two full‑term positions (terms expire 01/31/2022) and one partial-term position (term expires 01/31/2020). Meetings held when called; generally 4-7 times during the biennium to review Medford Urban Renewal Agency’s budget document prior to forwarding its recommendation to the Board of Directors.