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Municipal Civil Service Commission seeks applicants

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 by Chad Swiatecki

City Council is seeking applicants to serve on the five-member Municipal Civil Service Commission, which is the ruling body on appeals of disciplinary actions by city employees. There are two three-year terms available that expire in May 2024, with an unexpired term also open that concludes in May 2023. The commission typically meets twice a month for a full day, with about 20 hours of total time commitment expected per month. Applicants should be Austin residents and qualified city voters with knowledge in human resources or labor and employment law, with current lobbyists or city employees barred from serving. Those interested can apply online or submit a resume, cover letter and supporting documentation to boards and commissions coordinator Stephanie Hall at

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