Civil Service

The City Civil Service Commission conducts competitive Civil Service exams for full time police and firefighter/paramedic positions. It meets on the first Thursday of each month at 8:15 am at the City Hall Caucus Room, 6800 Brecksville Road, Independence, Ohio. 



2021 Police Entry Level Exam Instructions

Download Application Here


*Firefighter/Paramedic list will be certified in early March*. 


Contact this Department

Mark Kwiatkowski, Sr.
Civil Service Commission Chairman
KwiatowskiMA@IndependenceOhio.org

Pete Nelson
Civil Service Commission Vice Chair
NelsonP@IndependenceOhio.org

Bill Zarlenga 
Civil Service Commission Member

Carrie Barner
Civil Service Secretary
BarnerC@IndependenceOhio.org