Advisory Groups, Authorities, & Commissions

Civil Service Commission


The Arlington Civil Service Commission is established under Chapter 6 of the County Code .

The Commission's five members are Arlington citizens with broad experience in management or public affairs. Commission members are appointed by the County Board. They may not be employees or paid office holders of the County.

The Civil Service Commission's responsibilities include: 

  • Representing the public interest in the improvement of County personnel administration.
  • Advising the County Board, County Manager and Human Resources Director in the formulation of personnel polices for the Competitive Service.
  • Conducting employee grievance appeal hearings. Commission grievance hearing decisions are final and binding consistent with law and written policies.

The next scheduled hearing is set for November 18, 5:00 pm in the Azalea Meeting Room on the Lobby Level of 2100 Clarendon Blvd., Courthouse Plaza

Confirm meeting dates, times and locations by calling Patty George in the Human Resources Department at 703-228-3442.


Civil Service Commission
2100 Clarendon Blvd.,
Suite 511
Arlington, Virginia 22201

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Last Modified: October 10, 2013
2100 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA 22201 Tel: 703-228-3000 TTY: 703-228-4611