Civil Service Commission


The Civil Service Commission administers the Civil Service system for employees of fire services. This Commission meets only as needed.

Special membership requirements:

  • No member of the Commission shall hold any other public office, place, position or employment with the City of Salem.

  • No person shall be appointed a member of the commission who is not a citizen of the United States and a resident of the city.

  • The persons appointed shall be known to believe in the principles of Civil Service.


    Authority: Section 31-32 of the City Charter

    Number of members: 3

    Type of appointment: Mayoral recommendation with City Council approval

    Length of term: 3 years

Term Expires
Brian J Fordham07/01/20182nd06/30/2021
Frank Pack07/01/2018Partial06/30/2019
Victoria Osegueda04/24/20171st06/30/2020
May 27
Memorial Day Observance
Jul. 04
Independence Day Office Closure
Sep. 02
Labor Day
Nov. 11
Veteran’s Day - Some city offices closed for holiday observance
Nov. 28
Thanksgiving - Some city offices closed for holiday observanceCivic Center
555 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Contact us

Human Resources Department
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
555 Liberty ST SE RM 225
Salem OR 97301