The three members of the commission meet as needed to determine the merit and fitness of those wishing to be appointed or promoted into certain classes of public service within the Fire and Police departments the city.
Civil Service Exams
A list of qualified applicants is developed from both the Police and Fire exams and is used for hiring until the next test is administered. Westlake conducts these exams approximately every two years. Currently the commission is not conducting any entry level exams.