Advisory Board Vacancies

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Advisory Board Vacancies

The Collier County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications for positions on several advisory committees. Members of committees must reside and be registered to vote in Collier County. Scroll to the bottom of this page for instructions on how to apply.


The Animal Services Advisory Board has three seats expiring in April representing the categories of: veterinarian or vet tech, Humane Society, and at-large. This seven-member board is tasked to make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on the facilities, programs, and services of Collier County Domestic Animal Services. Terms are four years.  

The Bayshore Beautification MSTU Advisory Committee has one vacancy. Applicants must be a permanent resident or owner of commercial property within the MSTU. This 7 member committee assists the BCC in carrying out the purposes of providing curbing, watering facilities, plantings and maintenance of the median strips of roadways within the MSTU; providing traffic calming improvements; and beautification and maintenance of other areas within the MSTU.  Members will prepare and recommend an itemized budget to the Board of County Commissioners. Terms are four years.

The Board of Building Adjustments and Appeals has two vacancies. Applicants must represent one of the following professions: a licensed plumbing or mechanical contractor, or a state licensed architect or structural engineer. This five-member board hears appeals on rejections or refusals by the Building Code Compliance Director to approve mode of construction or materials to be used in construction or alteration of a structure.  Members must be knowledgeable in the following Collier County Codes:  Florida Building Codes, Electrical Code, Fire Prevention Code, Gas Code, Mechanical Code and Swimming Pool Code.  Terms are four years.  This is a Quasi-Judicial Board.

The Code Enforcement Board has a vacant seat for an alternate member.  This seven member board with two alternates is composed of individuals representing the occupations of architect, business owner, engineer, general contractor, subcontractor and realtor, who are considered on the basis of their experience or interest in the areas of the codes and ordinances to be enforced.  Members are required to file a Form 1 Statement of Financial Interest each year with the Supervisor of Elections. Terms are 3 years.  This is a Quasi-Judicial Board.

The Collier County Planning Commission will have a vacancy as of April 1st, for an at-large environmental member. Applicants must be nominated by a Commissioner, and must have expertise in at least one of the following areas related to environmental protection and natural resources management: air quality, biology (including any of the subdisciplines such as botany, ecology, zoology, etc.), coastal processes, estuarine processes, hazardous waste, hydrogeology, hydrology, hydraulics, land use law, land use planning, pollution control, solid waste, stormwater management, water resources, or wildlife management. This committee assists in the formulation and review of the Comprehensive Land Use Plan, Land Development Code, and amendments to both, and then submits their recommendations to the Board for final decision.  Members are required to file a Form 1 Statement of Financial Interest each year with the Supervisor of Elections.  Terms are four years. This is a Quasi-Judicial Board.

The Contractors Licensing Board has one vacant seat for a consumer representative. Consumer applicants should have no ties to the construction industry. This nine-member board was created to determine the qualifications of applicants for the various categories of the Contractors' Certificates of Competency.  They also hold hearings to determine if a certificate of competency of any contractor, master or journeyman should be revoked. Terms are three years.  This is a Quasi-Judicial Board.

The County Government Productivity Committee has one vacancy for a resident of Commission District 5. Applicants for commission district seats must be nominated by the commissioner of the district they reside in. Members must have special expertise and experience related to managing large organizations, and be balanced in representing the views of the community. This committee reviews the efficiency of departments of county government under the jurisdiction of the Board of County Commissioners, and reports its findings and recommendations to the BCC. Terms are two years.

The Floodplain Management Planning Committee has three vacancies for citizen representatives residing in the following areas: southwest Collier County (along the US 41 corridor and south 951), northwest Collier County (west of I-75), and the rural region of the county (east of 951). The committee reviews and provides recommendations for floodplain management regulations, and for surface water and watershed management issues brought before it including, but not limited to, matters dealing with water quality and quantity. They will also develop and, at least annually, evaluate and update the Collier County Floodplain Management Plan. Members serve at the will of the County Manager.

The Forest Lakes Roadway & Drainage Advisory Committee has one seat expiring in April. This five member committee assists the Board of County Commissioners in tasks related to providing and maintaining improved roadways, lighting, traffic signs, sidewalks, beautification, and roadway related drainage within the area of the Forest Lakes Roadway & Drainage MSTU.  The committee also prepares and recommends to the Board an itemized budget, work programs and priorities.  Applicants must reside within the MSTU. Terms are four years.

The Golden Gate Beautification Advisory Committee has one vacancy. This five member committee advises and recommends as to the beautification and maintenance of landscape improvements within the road right of way as described by ordinance boundaries. The committee shall prepare an itemized budget of the amount of money required to carry out the business of the committee for the next fiscal year. Members must be residents of one of the following precincts: 323, 324, 325, 326, 327, and part of 322. Terms are four years.

The Golden Gate City Economic Development Zone Advisory Board has one vacancy. Applicants must either be residents of Golden Gate City, or represent business and commercial interests in the Golden Gate City Economic Development Zone. This seven-member committee was formed for the purpose of advising the BCC concerning policies and programs to attract businesses or industries to the Economic Development Zone, and reviewing and making recommendations on applications for funding through the Trust Fund. Terms are two years.

The Haldeman Creek Dredging Maintenance Advisory Committee has one vacancy. Applicants must reside within the boundaries of the MSTU. This five member committee was created to aid and assist the Board of County Commissioners in carrying out the MSTU, to prepare and recommend an itemized budget, and to recommend work programs and priorities. Members will be appointed from different parcels, subdivisions and/or communities within the MSTU. Terms are four years.

The Immokalee Local Redevelopment Advisory Board has one seat expiring in April, in the category of: representative of an Immokalee business. This 9 member committee assists in the implementation of the redevelopment plan for the Immokalee area. Terms are three years.

The Public Transit Advisory Committee has two vacancies, and seeks applicants representing transit riders, health care or social services. This seven-member committee makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners in matters related to transit policies, issues, programs and plans to provide mass transit services to the citizens of Collier County. Terms are three years.

The Tourist Development Council has four seats expiring in April. This committee makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding uses for tourist development tax revenues, and reviews all expenditures of revenues from the tourist development trust fund.  Membership consists of: the Chair or other designated member of the BCC; 2 elected municipal officials (one each from Naples and Marco Island); 2 owner/operators - hotel or motel; 1 owner/operator - RV park or other tourist accommodation, or otherwise qualified; 3 non-owner/operators who are involved in the tourist industry or have demonstrated an interest in tourist development. Terms are 4 years.

The Water and Wastewater Authority has one vacancy for a lay member. Lay members are appointed on the basis of individual civic pride, integrity, and experience in any area of regulation. This five-member authority regulates utility rates and related matters regarding non-exempt water and wastewater utilities in unincorporated Collier County.  Members are required to file a Form 1 Statement of Financial Interests each year with the Supervisor of Elections.  Terms are 4 years. This is a quasi-judicial board.

 How to Apply: 

To apply for an advisory committee vacancy, submit an application online at After you complete the application, click on “Submit Form.”  To receive an immediate e-mail confirmation that your application was received, you must include your e-mail address in the application.

Residents interested in applying for advisory committee positions may also obtain an application by calling 239-252-8400, or from Please email to, or mail to the attention of Wanda Rodriguez, County Attorney's Office, 3299 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 800, Naples, Florida 34112-5746.