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



A Fire Fighter entry level examination will be given on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council chambers, 231 South Broadway, inside City Hall. To submit an application, print the Job Application Form found under the Quick Downloads section on this site, fill out all sections as required and mail it, along with any supporting documents, to Civil Service Commission, 231 South Broadway, Salem OH 44460. Include your application fee of $20.00, made payable to City of Salem. Applications must be returned NO LATER than September 6th, 2022 at 5:00 P.M. Notice of this examination will also be posted in the classified sections of the Salem News and the Morning Journal. Click on the Fire Fighter Exam Bulletin link below for more details.

Fire Fighter Exam Bulletin 09-27-22


Janitor Position

Salem City Hall has an opening available for a Janitor position. Please click link below for full job description and qualifications. Full benefits and competitive pay offered. City application along with resume and salary history must be received at City Hall by 4:00 pm, Friday September 9, 2022. Drop off or mail to Service Director, 231 S Broadway Salem Ohio 44460.


Chairman: Don Yeasted

Member: Marcie Crowell

Member: Scott Yakubek

Clerk: Kim Hoffman

Contact: City Hall Secretary: Debbie Bricker, (330) 332-4241 x1000