The County operates under a Civil Service System based on the principle of employment and promotion on a merit basis for the purpose of obtaining the highest efficiency and assuring the best qualified persons shall be employed in the service of the County.
The Civil Service Commission oversees the County's personnel system, including classification, rules and processes for recruitment and examination, and seniority and layoff, and hears appeals of application disqualifications, examinations and disciplinary actions.
The 5-member Civil Service Commission is appointed by the Board of Supervisors with a Commissioner representing each of the 5 supervisorial districts.
ANNOUNCEMENT: COMMISSIONER VACANCY - The 5th District Commission seat is vacant; announcement and application process can be on the County's Boards and Commissions page.
The Civil Service Commission meets on the third Wednesday of each month.
Civil Service Rules:
- Civil Service Rules (amended June 20, 2018)