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Civil Service

Composition and Term

The Civil Service Commission shall consist of three (3) electors of the City, not holding other Municipal office, to be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by a majority of the members of Council, for a term of six (6) years, except that of the three (3) first appointed, one (1) shall be appointed for a term of two (2) years, one (1) for a term of four (4) years, and one (1) for a term of six (6) years. A vacancy occurring during the term of any member of the Civil Service Commission shall be filled for the unexpired term in the manner authorized for an original appointment.


The Civil Service Commission shall provide by rule for the ascertainment of merit and fitness as the basis for appointment and promotion of all regular employees in the service of the Municipality as required by the Constitution and Laws of Ohio, and for appeals from that action of the Mayor in any case of transfer, except as otherwise provided by the Laws of Ohio (or otherwise superseded by a collective bargaining unit agreement).

Civil Service Examination shall not be required for the appointment of any member of a board or commission, or any head of a department, or any assistant to the Solicitor, or to the Clerk, or any secretary to the Mayor, or to the head of any department, or for appointment to any other Office or position requiring professional or exceptional qualifications.
Except as herein provided, the Civil Service Commission shall determine the practicability of competitive examinations for any non-elective office or job classification in the service of the City.

Meetings are held monthly or as needed in the Civil Service Office, 5330 Seaman Road, Oregon, OH. Test announcements will be in the Sunday issue of The Toledo Blade.

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Civil Service Commission Members

  • Judy Huffman, Chairman
  • Joe Bires
  • Tina Evans

Sandy Garverick

Sandy Garverick

Executive Assistant

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5330 Seaman Road
Oregon, Ohio 43616



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