Civil Service Commission
The Civil Service Commission for the Police and Fire Departments in Springdale was enacted pursuant to Ordinance No. 660 by the Springdale City Council on Sept. 13, 1966.
The Commission's responsibilities are to test applicants for eligibility within the Police and Fire Departments, as well as testing for promotions within each department. The Civil Service Commission also hears disciplinary appeals in certain situations. Also, pursuant to Ordinance No. 2775, the Springdale Civil Service Commission has the sole authority to appoint or terminate the employment of the Police Chief and Fire Chief.
There are five members on the Civil Service Commission, with each member serving a six year, staggered term. All vacancies on the Civil Service Commission are filled by appointment from the City Council.
If you would like to apply to serve on this board, please complete an application. Applicants must be registered to vote in Springdale. If there is not currently an opening on this board, please feel free to submit an application, and you will be notified once a position becomes available.
How to Apply
You can complete and submit the application online, or applications may be mailed to the Mayor's office (Attn: Rose Lawrence), submitted by hand at the Mayor's Office, or emailed.
If you have any questions, please call the Mayor's office.