The Core Mission of the Civil Service Commission is to provide a fair and efficient human resource delivery system that rewards quality, merit and productivity in a framework that allows Civil Service jurisdictions the flexibility necessary to manage their workforce, improve productivity and provide a more cost effective service delivery for state taxpayers by achieving the following:
- Providing an employee selection system designed to attract and retain a high-quality, diverse workforce, in consultation with Civil Service jurisdictions, and in accordance with established merit system principles and guidelines;
- Providing the regulatory framework for the administration of an equitable and expeditious dispute resolution process between Civil Service jurisdictions and their employees;
- Providing services in the areas of classification, employee compensation, personnel records management, layoff administration, policy development and interpretation, rules compliance and organizational design;
- Providing strategic, operational and technical support on a wide range of issues related to the Civil Service system to include the review and establishment of new position classifications, reclassification of existing positions to different titles, the review and approval of reductions-in-force, job classification reviews and appeals, assistance with organizational review and title structures and placement services through the administration of the certification process and determination of certification appeals.