Civil Service Commission

The Civil Service System was established to insure the maintenance of a merit personnel system to recruit, employ, promote, and retain qualified persons for employment with the City of Pittsburgh. It is the mission of the Civil Service Commission to administer and preserve the merit system while being responsive to the principles of equal opportunity employment and sound labor-management relations.


  • Every Thursday at 8 AM; Meeting dates and times are posted in the Department of Personnel and Civil Service Commission.
  • Meeting minutes and documents available by contacting the Commission's Secretary and Chief Examiner at 412-255-2042.