The Civil Service Commission acts, in accordance with Act 78 of Public Acts of 1935, to provide a system for examination and investigation to the merit, efficiency and fitness for appointment, employment and promotion of all sworn fire and police officers.
The committee is comprised of 3 members including:
1 appointed by City Council
1 appointed by other two members
1 elected by sworn police and fire members
Members of this committee serve 6 year terms
About the Commission
The Act 78 Civil Service Commission establishes the hiring and promotional criteria for sworn Police and Fire personnel including approval of evaluators for written and oral testing. The Commission also serves as an appellate body for those sworn police and fire personnel who wish to appeal any action during the employment process and who do not select the grievance process available through their collective bargaining agreement.