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Civil Service Commission seeks to fill vacancy

Friday, July 10, 2015 by Nora Ankrum

The city of Austin is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the Firefighters’, Police Officers’ and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission. The voluntary three-member commission is in charge of regulating “promotion, suspension and termination of firefighters, police officers and EMS personnel,” according to the city’s announcement about the vacancy. The commission also administers exams used in hiring and promotion of personnel. Commissioners make a time commitment of one to three hours a month. Anyone interested in the position can apply online. Applicants may also direct questions to Deena Estrada, the boards and commissions coordinator, at 512-974-2497 or The application period ends Aug. 8, 2015.

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