News & Updates


Ray Ceaser of Seattle City Light was elected by civil service covered employees to serve as commissioner from January 1, 2024 to December 31, 2026. Congratulations to Ray Ceaser!

Thank you to all candidates who filed, employees who voted, and everyone else who participated in and supported this election process. Also, a big heartfelt thank you to Commissioner Josh Warner who will complete his term at the end of this year, for upholding a merit-based system in service to City employees and to residents of Seattle.


In-person appeal filing is not available at this time.

To file a civil service appeal, email it to the CSC at More info on filing appeals here. 

Civil Service Commission

Andrea Scheele, Executive Director
Address: 700 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1670, Seattle, WA, 98124
Mailing Address: PO Box 94729, Seattle, WA, 98124-4729
Phone: (206) 233-7118
Phone Alt: (206) 437-5425
Fax: (206) 684-0755

The Commission is a three member, impartial, quasi-judicial body.