Due to Mayor Breed's Directive "County Health Order" issued March 16, 2020, the Civil Service Commission office will be closed until further notice.  If you have any questions or concerns email us at civilservice@sfgov.org and we will respond as soon as we are able.
During this time if you need to submit an appeal please email the Civil Service Commission at civilservice@sfgov.org
Thank you for your understanding.


Effective December 1, 2020 the Civil Service Commission new main number is (628) 652-1100 and fax (628) 652-1109

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Civil Service Commission

About Us

The Civil Service Commission oversees the merit system for the City and County of San Francisco. The Civil Service Commission established Rules and policy, hears appeals on examinations, eligible lists, minimum qualifications, classification, discrimination complaints, future employment with the City and other merit system matters, provides Rules and policies interpretation, reviews and audits merit system operation, approves contracting out based on the scope of services, and conducts training and outreach on the merit system. 

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