The Civil Service Commission has the responsibility to adopt, publish, and enforce rules pertaining to:

  • Examinations for entry-level and promotional eligibility
  • Procedures for appointment and certification
  • Proper conduct of appeals for testing and examination scoring
  • Prescribed causes for the removal or suspension of a civil service employee
  • Procedures for hearings of appeals concerning indefinite suspensions, suspensions, promotional bypasses, or recommended involuntary demotions
  • Other such matters reasonably related to the selection, promotion, and discipline of civil service employees, which includes all sworn personnel in Police and Fire departments


MEETS AT 1 PM : As needed
MEETING PLACE : City Hall, Briefing Room

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Todd Siegel

Human Resources Director



Lia Polk
Nigel Robinson
Tracey Martin

Membership Details

The Civil Service Commission is comprised of three members appointed by the city manager for three-year terms, subject to ratification by the City Council.


To be eligible to serve, one must not have held public office within the preceding three years and meet the following qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • More than 25 years old
  • Of good moral character
  • Current resident of the City of Duncanville for more than three years