Civil Service Commission

La Center Police

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.