Aspinwall Civil Service
"The Civil Service System was established to ensure the maintenance of a merit personnel system to recruit, employ, promote and retain qualified persons for employment within the Borough of Aspinwall. It is the mission of the Civil Service Commission to administer and preserve the merit system while being responsive to the principles of equal opportunity employment and sound labor-management relations."
-ACSC Mission Statement
Aspinwall Borough Council and the Aspinwall Civil Service Commission agreed the Commission should have the services of a solicitor (R&R 2.8). The Commission reviewed resumes and interviewed prospective candidates, Attorney John H. Rushford was selected and hired.
Alternate Commissioner, Dan Marks, relocated out of Aspinwall and resigned from the Commission.
Tripp Clarke and Sandra Witte were sworn in as Alternate Commissioners.
Nancy Simons, Vice-Chairperson, entered retirement and resigned from the Commission.
Ed Watters became the Vice-Chairperson.
2019 Aspinwall Civil Service Commission
Ed Watters-Vice-Chairperson Secretary
In October, Civil Service Commission and the Borough of Aspinwall resolved and adopted Resolution No. 1 of 2018, elimination of the residency requirement for full-time police officers (R&R 3.4).
Borough of Aspinwall instructed the Civil Service Commission to begin the 12 Step process of hiring a full-time police officer (budgeted for 2019). The position was advertised and publicly posted on November 14, 2018. Applications were received by November 26, 2018.
Physical and written testing was completed on December 4, 2018. Nine (9) applicants passed.
Step 7, Oral Exam, will be conducted upon scheduling in 2019. After testing, the Commission will certify an eligible list of candidates.
CIVIL SERVICE HIRING CHECK LIST
12 Step Process
Starts: With Appointment and/or Meeting of the Civil Service Commission