Civil Service Commission

Commission recruiting four new Commissioners (3 July 2015)

The Commission is recruiting four new Commissioners to replace Commissioners whose terms of office have finished.

Commissioners are members of the Board of the Commission.

In addition to their contribution to the Board, Commissioners:

  • chair recruitment competitions across the UK for the most senior-level appointments in the Civil Service;
  • support Government Departments in promoting the Civil Service values of impartiality, objectivity, honesty and integrity;
  • adjudicate on complaints investigations (about recruitment and about ethical standards);
  • set standards for recruitment into the Civil Service.

Further details, including the eligibility criteria can be found in the information pack.

The following forms can also be downloaded: Political Activity Form, Diversity Monitoring Form, Guaranteed Interview Scheme Form.

Civil Service Commissioners are recruited on merit following a fair and open competition and are appointed by the Queen on the recommendation of the Minister for the Civil Service (on behalf of the Prime Minister).

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