Civil Service Commission


This commission aims to ensure that all employees of the City of Bismarck receive fair and equal treatment. 


  • Propose to City Commissioners; Rules and Regulations necessary to the Civil Service Commission.

  • Hear appeals on Disciplinary cases and other Personnel matters.

  • Make Investigations on complaints or other personnel matters associated with the Civil Service matters.

  • Make Reports and recommendations to the Board of City Commissioners.

  • Make special analysis or reports as requested by the Board of City Commissioners.


  • Jason Sutheimer - Term Expires 12/31/2025
  • Nicole Ralph - Term Expires 12/31/2026
  • Roger Krueger - Term Expires 12/31/2027


  • Citizen of the City of Bismarck.
  • Advocate the principles of employment based on Merit and Fitness for the job.
Application Form

City Ordinance

Staff Contact: Leanne Schmidt, Human Resources Director  
(P): 701-355-1332 (E):