of the City of Des Moines
Due to renovations some offices have moved, please check the City Hall Move page
for more information.
Civil Service Commission
Recruits and examines applicants for civil service employment; maintains civil service employee records; hears and adjudicates employees' appeals utilizing City staff.
GENDER BALANCE REQUIRED - Seven members, all appointments are made by the Mayor with the approval of the City Council. Members must be citizens of Iowa and residents of the City preceding their appointment. They cannot hold, or be a candidate for, any office of public trust. They cannot be a party to any contract to buy or sell supplies, material, or labor which involves the City. TERM LIMITS DO NOT APPLY Iowa Code Section 400.1
Membership Term Information
Term limits do not apply
First Monday in April
- Richard Clark Municipal Services Center / Floor MacRae Conference Room - Room: 1st floor
- 1551 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway
- Des Moines, Iowa 50317
- James Wells, HR Director/Clerk of the Commission 283-4213