News & Updates

Civil Service Commission Employee Elections

Elections will be held for the Employee Elected member of the Civil Service Commission November 6-13, 2017.

The following link will take you to the Legislative Department/City Clerk website where you will find information on the Election:


 Attorney's Fees
The Washington State Supreme Court upheld the attorney's fees for Appellant in Civil Service case Arnold v. City of Seattle.
You may view the Decision here

Office Closure

The Commission office will be closed on the following days in observance of City holiday's, staff meetings, training, or vacations.                                 


Veteran's Day  

November 10, 2017

Thanksgiving Day

November 23, 2017

Day After Thanksgiving

November 24, 2017

Christmas Day 

December 25, 2017


Note: If you have documents that need to be date stamped, and the suite door is locked, please slide through Suite 1670 mail slot, or send electronically (PDF) followed by a signed hard copy. If your electronic document is delivered after 5 p.m. it may be date stamped for the following business day. Thank you. 

Appeals & Hearings:

For information on the Civil Service Commission Hearing Process click on "How to File an Appeal" on the menu at the top of this page. You may also request brochures from the Commission office by sending an email to  Hearings take place in the Commissions Hearing Room (unless otherwise noted) in Suite 1679, Seattle Municipal Tower 700 Fifth Avenue. 

Current Appeals

Maggio v. SDOT

CSC No. 17-03-006

Scheduled Hearings

Hearings are held in the Commission Hearing Room, SMT, Suite 1679, unless otherwise noted