The Tacoma Employees’ Retirement System seeks applications for appointment to its Board of Administration.

To be eligible, applicants must be a resident of the city of Tacoma but must not be employed by the city. The resident member is a volunteer position and must be able to attend board meetings, which are held on the second Thursday of each month during business hours.

The appointment is for three years, from July 1, 2019 to June 20, 2022.

The Tacoma Employees’ Retirement System is a benefit plan providing retirement benefits to employees of the city of Tacoma. It serves approximately 3,000 active and 3,000 deferred and retired members, with invested assets of approximately $1.7 billion.

Board members oversee the retirement system’s investments and plan administration. More information about the TERS plan and board meeting dates can be found on the city of Tacoma’s website.

Applications for the position can be obtained online; in the city clerk’s office at 733 Market Street, Room 11, Tacoma, WA 98402; or by contacting the clerk’s office at (253) 591-5178. Applications must be submitted to servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org, or to the address listed above, by Monday, May 6, 2019. The board will review applications and finalists will be interviewed on Thursday, June 13, 2019.

For more information, contact Retirement Director Tim Allen at (253) 502-8605.