Civil Service Commission


The Civil Service Commission is a 3-member board, appointed by the Mayor, with each member serving a 6-year term. The Commission meets in a public session and, governed by the Ohio Revised Code, prescribes, amends, and enforces rules for classification of positions in the civil service of the City government. These rules include matters such as examinations, resignations, appointments, promotions, removals, transfers, layoffs, suspensions, reductions, hearings, and reinstatements.


City of Salem Job Application Form_Rev 2018 (3)
Salem, Ohio City Application For Employment Download

Chairman: Gary Dean

Vice-Chairman: Mike Eckstein

Member: Jeff Zimmerman

Secretary: Gary Moffett

Contact: City Hall Secretary: Debbie Bricker, (330) 332-4241 x224

Police Officer Examination Scheduled

A Police Officer entry level examination will be given on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Education building (basement) of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church (located next to City Hall on South Broadway).  Click on the POLICE OFFICER EXAM BULLETIN document below for complete details.  To submit an application, print the document and the Application for Employment.  Fill out all sections as required and return document(s) to Salem City Hall (Mayor's Office, second floor) with your application fee of $20.00 (payable to City of Salem).  Applications may also be picked up at the same location.  Applications must be returned no later than June 4, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.  Notice of this examination will also be posted in the classified section of the Salem News. 

Police Officer Exam Bulletin