Civil Service Commission

Purpose: The purpose of the Civil Service Commission is to follow the Municipal Civil Service Rules of Scranton, Pennsylvania.  The rules are designed to promote greater efficiency and economy in the administration of the government, of the City of Scranton, including as a means to that end, the “establishment of conditions of service which will attract to the service of the City qualified persons of character and ability and their appointment and promotion on the basis of merit and fitness.”

Meetings: The Civil Service Commission meets the first Thursday of each month at 12:00pm (noon) in the Community Room at Nay Aug Park.  A yearly ad was placed in the Times with dates and time.

December 2, 2021

2022 Meeting Schedule is as follows: January 6th, February 3rd, March 3rd, April 7th, May 5th, June 2nd, July 7th, August 4th, September 1st, October 6th, November 3rd, December 1st.

Solicitor: Christian Owens, Esq. Email:

Commission Members:

MemberTerm End
Elizabeth Garcia, Esq.*
Karen DeSandis*
Kevin Morgan (Chair)*
*Terms end at the end of the Mayor’s term.

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