The Civil Service Commission is composed of seven members that serve four-year terms. The Commission appointees shall be residents of the City of Madera. Commissioners shall not be employed with the City nor shall they be under the direct supervision of any existing Council Member. Meetings, as needed, are usually held on the first Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the City Hall Conference Room. Appointments to the Commission are made by the City Council.
Civil Service Commission responsibilities include: certification of eligibility lists for hiring employees in the classified service; conducts appeal hearings regarding disciplinary action or alleged violation of Civil Service rules and at the request of the City Council or Administrator; and conducts hearings and makes recommendations on other matters of human resources administration.