Training & Development, Civil Service

Training Center & Civil Service Office


The Hess Building is on the corner of South 9th Street and Tacoma Avenue South. The address is:
901 Tacoma Ave. S
Tacoma, WA 98402

View a map of how to get to the Hess Building housing the Training Center and Civil Service Office.

Directions & Parking


Driving Directions


From I-5, take Exit 133 and follow the signs to the City Center exit. Go north on 'A' Street several blocks until you reach South 9th Street. Turn left and go up the 9th Street hill several blocks to Tacoma Avenue South.

Parking


  • New Employee Orientation
    Parking is available at no charge in the Gold (IG) Parking Lot on Court E between South 7th Street and South 9th Street. Access is through the alley (Court E) between Tacoma Avenue South and Fawcett Avenue (see map). Parking spaces 1-55 are designated as 'IG' spaces. Please place the parking authorization enclosed in your hire letter in the front window of your vehicle. Also, there is limited on-street parking in the immediate area, or you may park in the pay lot adjacent to the County-City Building off of 11th Street.
  • Pierce County Employees Attending Training
    Parking is available in the Gold (IG) Parking Lot, which is the paved surface lot on Court E between South 7th Street and South 9th Street. Access is through the alley (Court E) between Tacoma Avenue South and Fawcett Avenue (see map). Parking spaces 1-55 are designated as IG spaces. Please place the parking authorization enclosed in your hire letter in the front window of your vehicle.