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Civil Service Commission Vacancies


Denver City Council is seeking qualified individuals to represent Council on the City’s Civil Service Commission.  There will be one open vacancy as a Council appointment and one joint appointment of Council and the Mayor’s Office.  Appointment terms are for two years. 


Purpose:   Based on the City & County Charter 9.3.1, the purpose of the Civil Service Commission is to establish, foster, and maintain a merit personnel system providing for the selection and appointment by the Manager of Safety to the Denver Fire and Police Departments the best qualified applicants and the promotion within the Classified Service.  In addition, the Commission establishes and administers a disciplinary and disqualification review process. 


Composition:  Based on Charter 9.3.2 (c) appointments to the Commission, the Mayor and City Council shall consider the diversity of the citizens of the City & County of Denver. 


Meetings:  All Commission meetings are held at 9:30 am in Room 761 (7th Floor) at the Post Building, 101 W. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO, 80202.  A $100 stipend per meeting is provided.  There is no more than one meeting per day. 


Application Process:  Please send your resume and cover letter to Debra Bartleson, Legislative Services, Denver City Council, 1437 Bannock Street, Room 451, Denver, CO, 80202 by Friday, January 5, 2018, or by email at  OR apply at with Barry Burch at the Mayor’s Office.  For more information contact Ms. Bartleson at 720-337-2003 or Mr. Burch at 720-865-9128.