January 24, 2017
CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles
MARIETTA - The Fire and Police civil service employees of the City of Marietta, Georgia, will elect one (1) person to fill Post 4 on the Marietta Civil Service Board. The Civil Service Board is an appeals board that hears issues related to the civil service employees. The election will be held for three days on Tuesday – Thursday, February 28 – March 2, 2017.
The eligibility requirements to be a member of the Marietta Civil Service Board are: (1) cannot hold any elected governmental position or be employed by a Municipal or County Government; (2) cannot be less than 25 years of age; (3) must be a bonafide resident and qualified voter of said city; (4) cannot have an immediate family member serving in an elected position with said city or have an immediate family member who is currently employed by a city department or a department properly designated as under the Civil Service Board’s jurisdiction, as set forth in Section 4.14 of the Marietta City Code of Ordinances.
The filing notice of candidacy will be received by the Marietta City Clerk’s Office for two weeks, Monday – Friday, February 6 – 17, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., at 205 Lawrence Street, 4th Floor. Each candidate must also provide an application, biographical sketch and the reason why the candidate feels he or she should be elected to the Civil Service Board.
Interested persons may contact the Marietta City Clerk’s Office at (770) 794-5526 for an application, explanation of qualifications, duties and responsibilities of prospective members. Applications may also be found on our website www.mariettaga.gov.