Texas law called Civil Service governs processes and procedures for hiring City of Hurst Police Officers and Fire Fighters. Civil Service regulations are found in the Texas Local Government Code Chapter 143.
These regulations require the City Manager, as the Chief Executive of the municipality, to appoint three Civil Service Commissioners.
“The Commission may investigate and report on all matters relating to the enforcement and effect of this Chapter and any rules adopted under thie Chapter and shall determine if the Chapter and Rules are being obeyed.” –Sec. 143.009, Local Government Code
|Civil Service Commission
Name: Walter Ott
Name: Karl Burge
Term Expires: 2021
|Civil Service Administration
|Civil Service Director/Executive
Director of Human Resources
Matia Messemer, SHRMM-SCP
|Civil Service Designee/
|Civil Service Secretary/
Sr. Administrative Assistant
The Hurst Civil Service Commission establishes local rules, specific to the City of Hurst, that also offer guidance for processes and procedures. These local rules can be viewed by clicking on the link below
City of Hurst Civil Service Rules and Regulations, Revised January 2016