Vacancies

Open Recruitments

CommissionApplication
Parks and Recreation
  • One full term ending September 30, 2026
  • Applications due November 18, 2022
  • City Council interviews held December 21, 2022
  • Oath of Office on January 18, 2023
  • Apply online
Heritage Preservation Commission
  • Three vacancies, one full term ending December 31, 2026, one full term ending December 31, 2025 (must be nominated by Saratoga Historical Foundation), one partial term ending December 31, 2024 
  • Applications due November 18, 2022 
  • City Council interviews held December 21, 2022 
  • Oath of Office on January 18, 2023
  • Apply online 
Traffic Safety
  • Two vacancies, one full term ending December 31, 2026 and one partial term ending December 31, 2023 
  • Applications due November 18, 2022 
  • City Council interviews held December 21, 2022 
  • Oath of Office on January 18, 2023
  • Apply online 

Qualifications

  • Must be a resident of the City of Saratoga (not including one position on the Library Commission)
  • Must attend a Commission meeting prior to the interview with City Council

Special Qualifications

CommissionSpecial Qualifications
Heritage Preservation
  • One member is nominated by the Saratoga Historical Foundation.
  • A minimum of two members must be experienced in architecture, history, planning, archaeology, or other heritage preservation related disciplines, if such professionals are available in the community. The Saratoga Historical Foundation nominee can qualify as a professional member.
Library & Community Engagement
  • One member may be nominated by the City of Monte Sereno.
Youth
  • Members must be a resident of Saratoga in grades 7-11.

Application Instructions

To be considered for a Commission, applicants must complete an application and submit it to the City before the application deadline. Additionally, applicants must attend a Commission meeting prior to their interview with the City Council. 

After the application deadline, the City Clerk will review the applications and notify applicants that meet the Commission qualifications of their interview date and time. Please note that interviews are recorded.

Financial Disclosures

Commission members are subject to Conflict of Interest provisions by State law and Commissioners must file the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Form 700 Statement of Economic Interests within 30 days of taking the Oath of Office. The City Clerk will provide the link to file. 

Commission Recruitment Notices

View special vacancy notices from the City Clerk.