Office of Mayor William Peduto
Civil Service Commission


The Civil Service System was established to insure the maintenance of a merit personnel system to recruit, employ, promote, and retain qualified persons for employment with the City of Pittsburgh. It is the mission of the Civil Service Commission to administer and preserve the merit system while being responsive to the principles of equal opportunity employment and sound labor-management relations.

Governing Documents

Pittsburgh Code Title One, Article III, Chapter 145; Article XI, Section 180.04, Section 2 and 6 of the General Civil Service Act, and Civil Service Commission Statutes and Rules

Appointment Guidelines

  • 3 members appointed by the Mayor of Pittsburgh


  • Steve MacIsaac 
    Term Expires 12/31/2013
  • Cynthia N. McCormick 
    Term Expires 12/31/2013 
  • Joseph Kennedy, IV 
    Term Expires 12/31/2013  

Residency Requirements

  • Must be a City of Pittsburgh resident
  • At least one member must be a Democrat
  • At least one member must be a Republican


$150 per diem


Every Thursday at 8 AM; Meeting dates and times are posted in the Department of Personnel and Civil Service Commission

Meeting minutes and documents available by contacting the Commission's Secretary and Chief Examiner at 412-255-2384

Contact Information

Todd Siegel, Director of Department of Personnel, 412-255-2384,


The Office of Mayor William Peduto
512 City County Building, 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-255-2626

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