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Duties of the Civil Service Commission

Duties of the Civil Service Commission

Duties of the Civil Service Commission

In summary, the Code of Iowa 341A.2 states that the Civil Service Commission has the following duties:

  1. To adopt rules for examinations, appointments, promotions, transfers, reinstatements, demotions, suspensions and discharges.
  2. To administer tests to determine the ability of persons to perform required duties.
  3. To conduct annual investigations and reports on effectiveness and compliance of rules of commission and Code of Iowa.
  4. To conduct informal hearings on matters established in the Code of Iowa.
  5. To hear and determine appeals or complaints regarding the appointment or rejection of individuals by the Sheriff.
  6. To arrange, compile and administer tests to determine qualifications of individuals seeking employment and establish a list for various classes of positions in seniority order.
  7. To certify to the Sheriff when a vacancy is to be filled and list the individuals passing the examination.
  8. To classify deputy sheriffs and categorize by rank and grade based upon duties and responsibilities.

News & Notices

At the January 2, 2018 Organizational Meeting of the Scott County Board of Supervisors, the board elected a new chair and vice-chair. The new chair is Tony Knobbe. The new vice-chair is Ken Beck. agenda, packet, minutes
Posted: January 2, 2018
Please be reminded consumer fireworks are only permitted between the hours of 10:00pm on December 31 to 12:30am on January 1. Please be a good neighbor. See the full ordinance (PDF) .
Posted: December 27, 2017
The Scott County Board of Supervisors will be conducting a ribbon cutting ceremony to recognize the completion of the Scott County Juvenile Diversion Programs space. The ceremony will take place at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday October 31, 2017 at 500 W 4th Street, the east side of the building.
Posted: October 25, 2017