City's Council Chambers 3100 Belmont Boulevard West Richland, WA 99353
Terry Buechler, Chief Examiner
The Civil Service Commission is a citizen board mandated by state statute to oversee personnel procedures of civil service classified employees in the police department. The purpose of the Civil Service Commission is to ensure the City's compliance with provisions of the law, assuring the continuance of the civil service system of promoting efficiency in the dispatch of public business, selection, and promotion of employees on the basis of merit, and assuring all employees who are classified civil service of fair and impartial treatment at all times.
The Civil Service Commission administers the recruitment, testing, and certification of eligibility lists for initial hire and promotion of the uniformed employees of the City's Police. In addition, the Commission has the authority to hear and decide cases involving the appeal of disciplinary actions.