Welcome to the Official Portal for the City of Columbus, Ohio
 

Civil Service Commission

Rules and Regulations

Civil Service Commission

 CSC Home Page
 Annual Reports
 Commission Info
   Commissioners
   Mission Statement
   Philosophy
   Phone Directory
 Employment Center
  
Current Job Openings
   Job Interest
   Job Class Info
   Log in
  Promotional Jobs
  
Employment Info Guide
  
Supervisor's Manual
  
Uniformed Fire Series
  
Uniformed Police Series and Police Communications Tech
  
Entry-Level Professional Exam Study Guide
 Meetings
   Agenda
   Minutes
   Schedule
 Newsletter
 Pay Rates
 Public Forms
 Rules
 Uniformed Fire Series
 Uniformed Police Series and Police Communications Tech
  
Other Links
 C.H.R.I.S.
 Employee Benefits
 Human Resources
 Labor Relations
 Municipal Court

Rules and Regulations
Of The Municipal Civil Service Commission

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

Last Revised

RULE I

DEFINITIONS

07/29/1996

RULE II

GENERAL PROVISIONS

07/29/1996

 

A. Citation
B. Purpose of Rules
C. Positions Covered by the Rules
D. Administration of the Office of Civil Service
E. Delegation by the Commission

 

RULE III

COMMISSION MEETINGS

07/29/1996

 

A. Regular Meetings
B. Special Meetings
C. Executive Sessions
D. Public Meetings
E. Conduct of Meetings
F. Quorum
G. Minutes
H. President and Presiding Officer

 

RULE IV

CLASSIFICATION

05/22/2000

 

A. The Classification Plan
B. Competitive/Noncompetitive Classes
C. Changes to the Classification Plan
D. Allocation of New Positions and Reallocation of Existing Positions
E. Use of the Classification Plan

 

RULE V

TRAINING

07/29/1996

RULE VI

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND APPLICATIONS

02/24/2014

 

A. Examination Announcements
B. Job Vacancy Notifications
C. Filing Applications
D. General Qualifications
E. Disqualification of Applicants and Eligibles

 

RULE VII

EXAMINATIONS

07/28/2014

 

A. Scheduling of Examinations
B. Competitive Examinations
C. Noncompetitive Examinations
D. Medical/Psychological Examinations
E. Veteran's Preference

 

RULE VIII

ELIGIBLE LISTS

12/16/2013

 

A. Creation by Competitive Examination
B. Creation by Noncompetitive Examination
C. Addition by Reinstatement
D. Processing of Eligible Lists
E. Applicant Withdrawal from an Eligible List

 

RULE IX

CERTIFICATION

10/31/2011

 

A. Notification of Vacancies
B. Termination of Provisional Employment
C. Certification of Eligibles on Competitive Lists
D. Certification of Eligibles on Promotional Lists
E. Certification of Noncompetitives
F. Canvassing Competitive Eligible Lists
G. Certification to a Lower Class
H. Charter Certification
I. Conditional Certifications

 

RULE X

APPOINTMENTS

09/27/2010

 

A. Original Appointment
B. Noncompetitive Appointment
C. Promotional Appointment
D. Provisional Appointment
E. Temporary Appointment
F. Conditions of Employment
G. Effect of Reallocation
H. Tenure

I.  Reemployment of Former Employees

 

RULE XI

PROBATIONARY PERIOD

05/29/2007

 

A. Establishment
B. Special Situations
C. Probationary Period Extension
D. Probationary Termination

 

RULE XII

TRANSFERS, RESIGNATIONS, LAYOFFS AND VOLUNTARY DEMOTIONS

12/15/2008

 

A. Transfers
B. Resignations
C. Layoff Procedure
D. Voluntary Demotions

 

RULE XIII

DISCIPLINE AND APPEALS

10/30/2000

 

A. Discipline by the Appointing Authority
B. Discipline - Uniformed Ranks
C. Demotion or Discharge for Incapacity
D. Disciplinary Action by Appointing Authority
E. Employee Appeals
F. Examination Appeals
G. Applicant Appeals
H. Background Reviews
I. Commission Review

 

RULE XIV

APPEAL HEARINGS AND INVESTIGATIONS

08/03/2000

 

A. Employee Appeals
B. Applicant Appeals
C. Background Reviews
D. Commission Hearing Officer
E. Trial Board
F. Commission Background Officer
G. Administering Oaths
H. Investigations

 

RULE XV

LEAVES OF ABSENCE

05/29/2007

 

A. Leaves of Absence With Pay
B. Leaves of Absence Without Pay
C. Procedure for Granting Leaves
D. Military Leave
E. Absence Without Leave

 

RULE XVI

PERFORMANCE RATINGS

07/29/1996

RULE XVII

CERTIFICATION OF PAYROLL

07/29/1996

RULE XVIII

REPORTS BY APPOINTING AUTHORITIES

05/29/2007

RULE XIX

RECORDS

07/29/1996

RULE XX

PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES

06/28/1999

RULE XXI

RULES AND REGULATIONS

07/29/1996

 

A. Adoption, Amendment or Rescission of Rules
B. Publication
C. New Rules

 

RULE XXII

SAVING CLAUSE

07/29/1996

 

 

 

APPENDIX A

Classes with 180 calendar day probationary periods

08/27/2012

APPENDIX B

Classes with 270 calendar day probationary periods

03/26/2012

APPENDIX C

Classes with 365 calendar day probationary periods

07/28/2014

 
 
 

 

Contact Information

   
  

Civil Service Commission
77 North Front St, 3rd Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-8300
Fax (614) 645-8379

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Map Compass

 

Directions

Contact Us

 

Contact Us

 


Copyright 2005 the City of Columbus, Ohio, all rights reserved.