Working for the City of New Orleans
The Civil Service Commission is the policy-making body that exercises oversight of activities of the City Civil Service Department. It is a quasi-judicial body with the power to make rules which have the force and effect of law. It decides employee appeals of disciplinary action and adopts rules and establishes polices that regulate the conduct of labor and management in the merit system.
The Civil Service Department is responsible for the overall administration of the personnel function in city government.
Applications for Employment in Civil Service positions with the City of New Orleans are taken for specific positions for which we anticipate vacancies. The announcements for these positions are posted outside of our City Hall office and on the city website. Persons wishing more information on how to apply and on which applications we are currently accepting should contact our Recruitment Division at 504-658-3516.