Civil Service Commission

The Civil Service Commission is established per Section 137.01 of the Codified Ordinances pursuant to ORC Section 124.40.

Civil Service is the employment system that establishes entrance, promotions, and other aspects of employment for a variety of City jobs. Civil Service rules incorporate laws against employment discrimination and set exam requirements for new hires. The Civil Service Commission sets and enforces rules pertaining to Civil Service positions within the City, including examinations, appointments, promotions, and removals of those positions.

Membership: The Civil Service Commission consists of three members, who each serve a term of six years. The members are appointed by the mayor, and not more than two may be members of one political party.

Meeting Schedule: The Civil Service Commission meets quarterly, as needed, at City Hall.


  • Craig E. Wise - Chairman
  • DeMarcus Moody - Vice Chairman
  • Stephanie Johnson
  • Mary Lynne Mouser - Secretary