Civil Service Commission

The Civil Service Commission plays a vital role in hearing employee appeals regarding disciplinary action and conducts proceedings required by the Civil Service Rules and Regulations.

Current Commissioners

CommissionerAppointment DateTerm Expiration
Howard FongMay 2, 2023May 31, 2025
George CarneyMay 2, 2023May 31, 2025
John EcclestonMay 5, 2021May 31, 2024
Debbie SaitoApril 13, 2022May 31, 2024
Steve VoorsApril 13, 2022May 31, 2024


The Civil Service Commission meets on an as-needed basis, usually in the evening.

Apply for Commission

Applications for this year’s Commissioner recruitment will be available on the City’s website beginning January 31st. The deadline to submit your application is March 25th. Commissioners will be appointed by the City Council for a two-year term beginning June 1, 2024 and ending May 31, 2026. Visit the Commissions page for more information.

Interviews are scheduled to take place April 10, and April 11, 2024.

Application (Application will be available beginning January 31, 2024 - March 25, 2024)

  • Commissioners are appointed by the City Council when vacancies occur. 
  • The people who serve on the Commissions are volunteers, therefore there is no compensation for commissioners.
  • Elected officials cannot serve on any commission.
  • Commissioners are not allowed to serve on more than one commission at the same time.