Civil Service Commission


The Civil Service Commission is charged with adopting rules and regulations concerning the selection, promotion, demotion, discipline, and removal of employees within the classified service of the City. Learn more about the Civil Service Commission powers and duties from the City Code here. 

Employment Duties: Classified positions such as firefighters, police officers, full-time radio operators, and some full-time clerical staff are filled from candidate lists formed through competitive civil service testing. For all classified positions, Human Resources works in partnership with the Civil Service Commission to fill these positions. For more information about the classified positions, check out the job opportunities page.



The Civil Service Commission is made up of three members, appointed by the Mayor to six year terms. Current members are: 

  • Tina Craft, Chair
  •  Jim Graham
  • Chris Rodriguez