SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 1, 2014) – The City of San Antonio is recruiting citizens interested in serving the public as Municipal Civil Service Commissioners. The selected individuals will be appointed by City Council and must be available to serve a two-year term.
The purpose of the Municipal Civil Service Commission is to hear administrative appeals of City employees in the classified service who have been suspended, demoted or terminated from their positions. The Commission makes recommendations to the City Manager as to the disposition of these cases. The Commission has the authority to issue subpoenas to witnesses and request investigations.
Interested applicants must meet the following requirements:
- U.S. citizen
- Registered voter
- City of San Antonio resident
- Mentally competent
- Have no legal conviction of a felony
- Be able to attend one or two meetings biweekly, averaging four hours per meeting
Preferred qualifications include:
- Knowledge of progressive discipline and Human Resources practices
- Knowledge and experience in conducting administrative hearings
- Experience in policy interpretation
- Good analytical skills
- Ability to make case decisions in a fair and impartial manner
- Knowledge of Texas Open Meetings Act
- Knowledge of Robert’s Rules of Order
When serving in an official capacity, appointed Commissioners will be compensated $20 per meeting and be provided free designated parking.
Interested applicants may obtain an application by visiting webapps2.sanantonio.gov/BoardComm/Vacancies.aspx.
For additional information, please call Bandon Smith, Office of the City Clerk, at 210-207-3397.
Leticia Vacek, TRMC/MMC or
Brandon Smith/210-207-3397, Brandon.Smith@sanantonio.gov