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Civil Service Commission

  • Type:Volunteer
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Volunteer
  • Posted Date:09/29/2017 4:30 PM

Civil Service Commission Ad


This position is a member of the Civil Service Commission appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council for a term of 3 years.  The Commission meets the second Thursday of every month at 3:30 PM in the City Council Chambers located at City Hall.

The Civil Service Commission represents the public and city interests related to personnel.  The Civil Service Commission establishes tests, examinations and evaluations for the evaluation of applicants for the classified service.

The Civil Service Commission will have the following openings:


(1) member generally associated with the occupations of professions of personnel management, human resources, or employment regulatory compliance, having practiced within the profession for at least (5) years.


All members must be residents of the City of Grand Forks or employed within the City of Grand Forks and shall not be a city employee, officer, or official.


Members are compensated according to the following schedule below for each meeting attended plus actual expenses, but total compensation shall not exceed one thousand two hundred dollars ($1,200) per year:

Any meeting that is four (4) hours or less: Twenty dollars ($20.00)

Any meeting that exceeds four (4) hours: Sixty dollars ($60.00)


Application Process:

Please submit a letter telling us why you wish to serve on the Civil Service Commission and what skills you bring to support the continuing work of the Commission, along with a resume.  For additional information regarding this position please contact the Human Resources Department at 701-746-2662.


 To apply online click here

Gretchen Guetter, PHR
Human Resource Generalist, Senior
City of Grand Forks
Phone: (701) 746-2662


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