Salt Lake City

Boards and Commissions

(801) 535-6202

Civil Service Commission

The Salt Lake City Civil Service Commission makes, adopts, and oversees compliance with the rules and regulations that carry out the intent of civil service statutes relating to police and fire employees. Members are appointed for a term of six (6) years.

Contact Information

Cheryl Boyter

Human Resources Office Administrator

(801) 535-7904 or

Agendas and Minutes

Governing Document



There are currently no vacancies for the Civil Service Commission at this time. Please see below for upcoming term expiration/vacancy dates.

If you are interested in serving on this commission, please fill out and submit an application online. Only applications submitted up to one year prior to a vacancy date will be considered. The Mayor’s office will only contact applicants when considering them for specific appointments.

Meeting Information

As needed, Third Thursday of the month, beginning at 4:00 p.m.

City and County Building, Room 118 or 126, 451 S State, Salt Lake City

Member Qualifications

  • Three members, appointed by Mayor Mendenhall, serve on the Civil Service Commission. No member, during his time in office, can hold any other public office or be a candidate for any other public office.
  • Members receive $25 compensation for each meetings attended concerning the Commission. Compensation for any member cannot exceed $100 per month.

Powers and Duties

The board is responsible for reviewing and commenting on the classified civil service list and assessments. The board also reviews the appointments and promotions for various positions in the police and fire departments to ensure equity in advancement. Finally, the Commission may create rules and guidelines as necessary for the functioning of the board.

Current Members

MemberServing SinceCouncil DistrictTerm Expires
David Hollins20162May 2022
David Warnock2018Outside of SLCJuly 2024
Wendy Peterson2020Outside of SLCJune 2024