The police3Middleburg Heights Civil Service Commission has been established by provision of our city charter, in accordance with the constitution of the State of Ohio.
The commission:

  • Administers civil service examinations for prospective police officers and firefighters.
  • Creates and administers employment rules governing civil service employees in our city, which includes all firefighters and police officers, with the exception of the fire chief and the police chief.
  • Consists of three members, who are appointed by the mayor with the approval of a majority of city council members. Members serve for six years in staggered terms. They cannot hold other municipal office or appointment and cannot be appointed to serve consecutive terms.
  • Is required to keep a record of its proceedings and examinations. This record is open to public inspection.

Civil Service Examinations

The Civil Service Commission conducts examinations for the positions of Firefighter/Paramedic and Patrol Officer.

When examinations are scheduled, the dates and requirements will be posted.


Fire Entrance Examination will be scheduled in 2017.

Police Entrance Examination will be scheduled in 2018.

Applications for scheduled examinations will be available on our website or at City Hall, 15700 Bagley Road. No applications will be mailed. Completed applications with all necessary attachments must be submitted, in person, along with a $30.00 non-refundable application fee. Applications will only be accepted during published dates.