Civil Service Commission


SPECIAL MEETING January 12, 2024 at 10:00 AM to Certify the Eligible List for Inspector Building. Meeting will be held in the Mayor's Conference Room.

Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month at 576 W. Park Avenue in the Mayor's Conference Room at 5:30PM. 


  • Lori Hoffman, Chair
  • Michael Anderson, Vice Chair
  • Chris Macko, Member
  • Michelle Wolfe, Secretary


The Charter of the City of Barberton, Ohio establishes a three member Civil Service Commission, which is appointed by the Mayor with confirmation by majority of City Council.  


The Civil Service Commission is responsible for: 

  • Prescribing, amending and enforcing rules for positions within the Classified Service.
  • Classified Employees may transition within the Classified Service by one or more of the following methods:
    • Appointment
    • Promotion
    • Removal
    • Transfer
    • Layoff
    • Suspension
    • Reduction
    • Reinstatement

Civil Service Examinations

Civil Service Notice of Examination are posted on the Current Notices and Openings tab within the Human Resources page.