Police Civil Service Commission Opening

Police Civil Service Commission Opening
Posted on 05/17/2023
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The City of Sheridan presently has one vacancy on the Police Civil Service Commission, providing an opportunity for engaged and motivated city residents to give back to their community.  The term of appointment is three years.  Interested individuals should send a brief bio and cover letter addressing your interest in the commission to the mayor’s office either via e-mail at [email protected] or regular post to:

Richard Bridger, Mayor
City Hall
55 Grinnell Plaza
Sheridan, WY 82801

Role:  The Civil Service Commission has the general authority and responsibility in the administration of the civil service rules in accordance with Sections 15-5-101, et. Seq., and Sections 16-3-101, et. Seq., of Wyoming Statutes. The Commission consists of three members appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by City Council. 


Qualifications: Each Board Member shall be a qualified elector of the City of Sheridan and shall serve without compensation for a term of three years and until a successor is appointed and qualified.  No officer or employee in the City of Sheridan, fire or police department, is eligible to appointment or service as a Board Member.


Time Commitment:  The Civil Service Commission generally meets bi-annually.  Meetings vary in length but typically run about an hour.  Total yearly commitment for meetings, work sessions, and packet review averages about 2-4 hours.  Police Civil Service Commissioners are asked to participate in occasional promotional interviews, usually consisting of a half-day activity.