Civil Service Commission

 

Civil Service Commission

We establish, ensure, and maintain an equitable and credible merit system for public service for the citizens of San Francisco.


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Strategic Plan Highlights

Increase access to the Commission’s resources
  • Residents and families that thrive
  • Clean, Safe and Livable Communities
  • A Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive City
  • Excellent City Services

Increase access to the Commission’s resources

  • Consider government television channels as a way to increase resident access to information.
  • Develop new approaches to reaching residents living with disabilities and residents with limited English language.

 

Create greater transparency and efficiencies
  • Residents and families that thrive
  • Clean, Safe and Livable Communities
  • A Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive City
  • Excellent City Services

Create greater transparency and efficiencies

  • Improve how the City hires and promotes employees.
  • Ensure all departments follow hiring and promotion rules through regular monitoring and evaluation.
  • Address complaints about the hiring and promotion process with fairness and urgency.

 

Ensure the timely resolution of appeals
  • Residents and families that thrive
  • Clean, Safe and Livable Communities
  • A Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive City
  • Excellent City Services

Ensure the timely resolution of appeals

  • Monitor and resolve complaints in a timely, effective and fair manner.

 

Ensure policies and procedures are easily understood
  • Residents and families that thrive
  • Clean, Safe and Livable Communities
  • A Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive City
  • Excellent City Services

Ensure policies and procedures are easily understood

  • Provide clear and well-organized information about hiring and promotion in the City.
  • Ensure that conflicts between employees and management are addressed quickly and fairly, and do not conflict with fair hiring practices.
  • Hire and promote employees using methods that decrease the potential for bias.

 

Strengthen oversight of the merit system
  • Residents and families that thrive
  • Clean, Safe and Livable Communities
  • A Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive City
  • Excellent City Services

Strengthen oversight of the merit system

  • Work with departments to ensure fair and lawful hiring practices.