Civil Service Commission

Civil Service Commission

The Civil Service Commission conducts examinations, makes appointments and is responsible for the removal, demotion or suspension of persons covered by civil service provisions in the police and fire departments. The Civil Service Commission also sets the standards for new hires, promotional opportunities and certifies qualified applicants for police and fire vacancies. The duties of the Civil Service Commission are included in Chapter 2.60 of the Municipal Code.

Civil Service Commission Orientation (PDF)


MemberTerm Expires
Andrew Holmberg - ChairpersonMarch 31, 2021
Ken SeemannMarch 31, 2020
Douglas ShullawMarch 31, 2022


  • Dates and times vary; meetings are called only as needed
  • Oskaloosa City Hall, 220 South Market Street, Oskaloosa, IA 52577

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings and minutes are available following Board approval.

Visit the "Agenda and Minutes" page of this website then scroll to the "Civil Service Commission" section to access agendas and/or minutes.

Staff Liaison 

Amy Miller, City Clerk/Finance Director
Email Amy Miller

Interested in being a member of the Civil Service Commission? Fill out an interest form.