Personnel Commission

The Personnel Commission is an independent body composed of three citizens appointed for three-year staggered terms under the California Education Code. The Personnel Commission administers a merit system for the classified employees. Meet the Personnel Commissioners.

What is the Merit System?

The Merit System is a set of laws, rules and procedures similar to the "civil service system" at the Federal and State level, and is the method by which classified employees are governed. The fundamental purpose of the Merit System is to ensure that employees are selected, promoted and retained without favoritism or prejudice, on the basis of merit and fitness.

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