Civil Service

The Civil Service Commission consists of three residents appointed by City Council to serve six-year terms. The members are charged with responsibility of overseeing the testing and the certification of candidates eligibility lists for entry level police officers and firefighters to the City Manager. Other functions include conducting Police and Fire promotional exams and acting as a Board of Review in matters of civil service employees.



The City of Painesville will be hosting a Police Entrance Exam Saturday, April 29th, 2017.

Please click on the link below for more information and to apply.


Police Entrance Exam





Civil Service Commission Members:

Neville Graham

Shirley Fees

Jan Clair



Administrative Support:

Monica Irelan, City Manager

Kristin Young, Human Resources Fiscal Clerk III


Connie Morrison, Secretarial Support 






City of Painesville | Human Resources Department | P.O. Box 601 | 7 Richmond St. | Painesville, OH  44077-0601 | Phone (440) 392-5798 | Fax (440) 639-4831 |

Hours of Operation: 8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday