Civil Service Commission
Supporting the City’s Police Department with hiring procedures and policy.
Members of the Civil Service Commission shall serve without compensation and no person shall be appointed as a member who is not a citizen of the United States and a resident of the city of La Center for at least three years immediately preceding such appointment, and must be a qualified elector of Clark County. The term of office of each commissioner shall be for a period of six years. Members of the commission shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to the approval of a majority of the City Council.
The Examiner/Secretary is appointed by the Commission. The Commission and Examiner are responsible for administering the testing process for entry-level and lateral-level positions and setting necessary qualifications for potential police department candidates.
The Civil Service Rules available here apply to La Center Police Department Civil Service positions.