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:
Promotions, seniority, and tenure
Layoffs, and dismissals
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.
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.