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Posted on: October 31, 2023

Civil Service Commission Seeks to Fill Open Slot


MISSOURI CITY, TEXAS (October 31, 2023) - If you are interested in getting more involved in your community on matters that relate to how the Missouri City Police and Fire Departments appoint their employees and members of their leadership team, this opportunity is for you. The Missouri City Civil Service Commission is seeking a resident to fill the Position 3 term that ends December 31, 2023.

To serve on the commission, a person must meet the following requirements:

  • Be of good moral character
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be a resident of Missouri City for the past three years
  • Be over 25 years of age
  • Not have held a public office within the preceding three (3) years

The commissioners serve a three-year term, unless reappointed, and have several functions:

  • implementation and oversight of examinations for entry-level and promotional eligibility; 
  • implementation and oversight of any appeals of testing and examination scoring; 
  • oversight of the qualifications for civil service positions created and authorized by the City’s governing body, including fitness for duty; 
  • conduct of and procedures for appeals concerning a suspension without pay, an indefinite suspension, a demotion, a promotional bypass, and any other matter over which the Commission is given jurisdiction by law. 

The commission meets as needed. The deadline to apply is November 17. Applicants may be interviewed by the recommendation committee and the City Manager between November 27 and December 8. The commission appointee will be confirmed by the City Council on December 18, 2023. To apply to serve on the Civil Service Commission, submit an application at Boards/Committee/Commission Application. 


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