The Idyllwild Fire Protection District is soliciting interested residents for a vacancy on the Board of Commissioners.

Those interested in an appointment should submit a one-page letter of interest and a résumé identifying employment history and highlighting relevant governmental, volunteer or other board experience.

Applications and letters of interest must be submitted to the district or the desk of Fire Chief Patrick Reitz by Friday, Feb. 17. Interested individuals must be both a resident and registered voter within IFPD.

A special meeting to interview and select the new commissioner is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Idyllwild Fire Station.

The appointment will fill the remaining term through December 2018 of former Commissioner Nancy Layton who resigned.