—Board Vacancy— Civil Service Board

Mayor Mike Huether has announced a vacancy in a mayoral appointment to the Civil Service Board.

The Civil Service Board enforces rules and regulations providing for the appointment and employment of all positions in the City classification system. The Board is responsible for certifying all entrance and promotional/transfer eligibility lists. The Civil Service Board conducts hearings and renders decisions in response to appeals from civil service employees who have been suspended, demoted, or discharged. The Civil Service Board provides guidance and makes recommendations regarding employment activities and testing procedures.

The Board is composed of four members who are resident taxpayers of the city of Sioux Falls that are appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council. Residency in Sioux Falls is a requirement for consideration.

The Board meets bimonthly on the first Wednesday at 12 noon in the Human Resources Conference Room. Meetings last approximately one hour. Experience in human resources and/or employment law is desirable.

The deadline to apply is Friday, July 1, 2016. Interested parties should log on to to download the application for appointment form.

For more information, please contact Julie Wilson in the Mayor’s Office at 367-8800.