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Civil Service Commission Meeting

May 3, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Board of Supervisors' Chambers
575 Administration Drive
Room 102A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

We welcome you to attend our meetings; your interest is encouraged and appreciated. The Civil Service Commission meetings are regularly scheduled the first and third Thursday of each month.

Please Note: Before addressing the Civil Service Commission, please state your name and whom you represent.

Disabled Accommodation: If you have a disability which requires an accommodation, an alternative format, or requires another person to assist you while attending this meeting, please contact Marissa Georges at (707) 565-6195, as soon as possible to ensure arrangements for accommodation.


Call to Order

Approval of Minutes of April 19, 2018

Director’s Report

Public Comment

Before addressing the Commission, please state your name and who you represent, if applicable. Comments will be limited to 3 minutes.

Agenda Items


  • Revised Classification Study, Environmental Health & Safety Manager, Department of Health Services/Public Health Division. David Phillips, Recruitment and Classification Analyst. Recommendation: Approve the updates to the Director of Environmental Health class specification, abolish the Environmental Health and Safety Section Manager job classification, reclassify one Environmental Health and Safety Section Manager position to Director of Environmental Health, and retain the incumbent in accordance with Civil Service Rule 3.3B.
  • Specification Update, Senior Detention Specialist, Detention Specialist Supervisor, Park Program Assistant, and Park Program Supervisor, Sheriff’s Office and Regional Parks Department. Maggie Miller, Principal Classification Analyst.
    Recommended Action: Approve the revised specification(s) of Senior Detention Specialist, Detention Specialist Supervisor, Park Program Assistant, and Park Program Supervisor.
  • Other Scheduling Matters
  • Commissioners Closed Session
  • Reconvene from Closed Session
  • Commissioners Open Session
  • Appeals
  • Adjourn

Meeting Materials

Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the Commission after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection during normal business hours at the following address:

Human Resources Office
575 Administration Drive, Suite 117-C
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Public Comment

Any member of the audience desiring to address the Commission on a matter on the agenda: Please walk to the public speaker’s table and after receiving recognition from the Chair, please state your name and make your comments. In order that all interested parties have an opportunity to speak, please be brief and limit your comments to the subject under discussion. Each person is usually granted 3 minutes to speak; time limitations are at the discretion of the Chair. While members of the public are welcome to address the Commission, under the Brown Act, Commission members may not deliberate or take action on items not on the agenda, and generally may only listen.

Contact Information

Marissa Georges
Executive Secretary
Civil Service Commission
Human Resources Department
County of Sonoma
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sonoma County Administration Building
575 Administration Drive
Suite 116B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.464975, -122.725632

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