Civil Service Board
What We Do
Review job descriptions, regularly evaluate and update job descriptions as needed.
Attract, test and select applicants for entrance or promotion within the system. Top candidates are traditionally referred to the various department heads for their final choice.
Administer a rating system that is designed to measure the job performance of every town employee. Also maintain a personnel file for each employee.
Develop employee relation programs that are geared to job training, health issues, safety, counseling and other appropriate topics.
Review the complaints of employees related to suspension or discharge, prior to submission of the case to the Personnel Appeals Board.
Town Charter Description
Section 15. Civil Service Board.
A. Composition and appointment. The Town shall have a Civil Service Board
which shall consist of five (5) members, each appointed by the First Selectman for a
term of five (5) years. The term of one (1) member shall expire every year.
The Civil Service Board shall advertise, recruit and test for entrance in and
promotion within the classified service in the Town of Trumbull.
B. Political activity. No member of the Civil Service Board shall solicit any
contribution to the campaign fund of any political party or candidate for public or party
office or take part in the management of any political campaign or serve as a member of
a committee of any political party. Nothing herein shall be construed to affect the right of
a member of the Civil Service Board to register as a member of a political party, express
his/her opinion and vote.
C. If the Civil Service Board is requested to fill a position by the First
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Selectman and is unable to do so within six (6) months, the Human Resources Director
shall have the option of filing the position directly.
D. All elected officials and appointed employees who are subject to
compensation and benefits shall follow Civil Service Rules for the purposes of benefits
Tom Whelan, Chairman
Alissa L. Hall
Agendas & Minutes
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