News & Updates

Mayoral Reappointment of Commissioner Eric de los Santos

Commissioner Eric de los Santos was reappointed on January 30, 2017 by Mayor Edward Murray. Commissioner de los Santos will serve a three year term that will expire December 31, 2019. This will be Commissioner de los Santos third term on the Civil Service Commission . He was selected to serve as Chair of the Commission through 2017.

Please click Members and Staff  on the menu  to read the Civil Service Commission bios.

Attorney's Fees
The Washington State Supreme Court upheld the attorney's fees for Appellant in Civil Service case Arnold v. City of Seattle.
See Decision or go to Link.

Office Closure

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


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

Hatcher-Mays v. HSD-CSC No. 17-01-003

Scheduled Hearings

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


Hatcher-Mays v. HSD--2:30 p.m.

May 4 & 5, 2017

9:00 am

Presiding: Donna Lurie, CSC Hearing Officer