Civil Service Commissions

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MembersExpirationAppointment SourceDate of AppointmentTerm (Yr)
Elliot, Gina M.12/31/2019Commissioners Court02/07/20122
Gonzales, Jerry12/31/2019Commissioners Court05/22/20182
Vale, Albert12/31/2019Commissioners Court08/14/2018
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Civil Service Commission Members

Responsibilities

The Bexar County Civil Service Commission and the Sheriff's Civil Service Commission have authority to adopt, publish, and enforce rules regarding the selection and classification of county employees including:

  • Competitive examination
  • Promotions, seniority, and tenure
  • Layoffs, and dismissals
  • Disciplinary actions
  • Grievance procedures
  • Other matters relating to the selection of county employees and procedural and substantive rights, advancement, benefits, and working conditions of county employees

They provide employees with an opportunity of fair and equitable employment opportunities, job protection, due process, and an avenue of appeal.

Rules

For additional information regarding Civil Service Rules and Regulations please refer to Chapter 158 of the Texas Statutes; Chapter A for County Civil Service and Chapter B for the Sheriff's Department Civil Service.

Bexar County Seal

The Bexar County Civil Service Commission and the Sheriff's Civil Service Commission have authority to adopt, publish and enforce rules regarding the selection and classification of County employees including competitive examination, promotions, seniority and tenure, layoffs and dismissals, disciplinary actions, grievance procedures, and other matters relating to the selection of County employees and procedural and substantive rights, advancement, benefits, and working conditions of County employees. They provide employees with an opportunity of fair and equitable employment opportunities, job protection, due process and an avenue of appeal.

MembersExpirationAppointment SourceDate of AppointmentTerm (Yr)
Powers, Brian
12/31/2016District AttorneyN/A2
Resendez, Antonio “Tony”12/31/2016Commissioners CourtN/A2
Alcantara, Ruben
08/01/2015Sheriff's OfficeN/A2
Civil Service Commission - Sheriff Members

Commission Rules

The Sheriff's Civil Service Commission Rules were adopted on March 14, 1985, and are revised through September 18, 2012. The Sheriff's Civil Service Commission was established as required by the Texas Local Government Code for the purpose of developing and enforcing rules regarding the selection and employment of employees of the Sheriff's Office.

The Sheriff's Civil Service Commission Rules apply to all employees of the Sheriff's Office except the 10 positions designate as exempt from the Civil Service system by the Sheriff. These rules may be amended, repealed or supplemented by the Commission at any time and new rules may be adopted.

For additional information regarding Civil Service Rules and Regulations please refer to Chapter 158 of the Texas Statutes; Chapter A for County Civil Service and Chapter B for the Sheriff's Department Civil Service.

Sheriff's Shield

The Sheriff's Civil Service Commission Rules were adopted on March 14, 1985, and are revised through September 18, 2012. The Sheriff's Civil Service Commission was established as required by the Texas Local Government Code for the purpose of developing and enforcing rules regarding the selection and employment of employees of the Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Civil Service Commission Rules apply to all employees of the Sheriff's Office except the 10 positions designate as exempt from the Civil Service system by the Sheriff. These rules may be amended, repealed or supplemented by the Commission at any time and new rules may be adopted.