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: Joe Cappuzello

Secretary: Gary Moffett

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


Salem Utilities Department: Plant Operators

The Civil Service Commission and Utilities Department of Salem Ohio are accepting applications for the following full-time positions:

  1. Water Treatment Plant Operator
  2. Water Distribution/Wastewater Collection Operator

Click on the following Job Posting link for complete details.


Applications must be returned no later than August 26, 5:00 p.m. Notice of these job openings will also be posted in the classified section of the Salem News, and the Operator training Committee of Ohio (Columbus).