Human Resources

Human Resources

Civil Service Commission


Civil Service Meeting Date Changes: May 26th rescheduled to June 2nd June 9th rescheduled June 16th June 23rd rescheduled to June 30th All due dates remain the same for department submissions—the day after the previous meeting.

The Civil Service Commission is a three-member, independent appellate board for classified civil service employees.

Responsibilities of the Commission include screening processes used for employee selection; the classification and minimum qualifications set for positions; review of personnel transactions such as transfers, reinstatements, provisional, emergency and exceptional appointments; and appellate functions for suspensions of more than 3 days, dismissals, demotions, layoff and medical separation.

Human Resources staff provides support to the Commission in executing its responsibilities.

Civil Service Commission meetings are held in Room 307, City Hall, 801 Plum Street at 8:30 a.m. Please see the calendar for dates.

CSC Calendar   •   Civil Service Commission Rules

Civil Service Commissioners

James Robinson

Robert Braddock

Peter McLinden

The City of Cincinnati is now using the Boarddocs system for Civil Service Commission meetings. All minutes are now created within Boarddocs. CLICK HERE to view agendas and minutes for meetings held after April 2015. For minutes prior to May 2015, see the links below.

NOTE: Once you click on the above link to view minutes, you will see this page. Click on the "Meetings" tab and then the "2015" link to see a listing of Civil Service dates.


Now highlight the date you want to view, then to the right click on "View Agenda" or "View Minutes".




Below are Civil Service Minutes prior to May 2015.