The Civil Service Commission supervises exams for hiring and promoting personnel in the Painesville City Fire Department (PCFD) and Painesville Police Department (PPD). The Commission also serves as the Board of Review for all civil service classified personnel.
The Civil Service Commission consists of three city residents appointed by City Council to serve six-year terms. The Commission is responsible for providing an eligibility list for entry level positions, recommendations for promotion/demotion, and recommendations for personnel issues to the City Manager who also serves as the Safety Director of the City.
Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each quarter (four times a year or on a as needed basis), at 10:00 a.m. in the City Hall Conference Room, 7 Richmond Street, Painesville. For more information, contact the Human Resources office, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 440-392-5798 or fax 440-639-4831.
2022 Civil Service Commission Schedule
- 1st Quarter: Thursday, January 6 at 10:00 a.m. in Painesville City Hall Lunch Room (RESCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, JANUARY 7 AT 10:00 A.M.)
- 2nd Quarter: Thursday, April 7 at 10:00 a.m. in Painesville City Hall Lunch Room
- 3rd Quarter: Thursday, July 7 at 10:00 a.m. in Painesville City Hall Lunch Room
- 4th Quarter: Thursday, October 6 at 10:00 a.m. in Painesville City Hall Lunch Room
For access, please see front desk security in the City Hall lobby.
Agendas & Upcoming Exams