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Civil Service Commission


  • Tara Fridley – Chairperson
  • Tony Zerges – Comissioner
  • Greg Lipp – Comissioner
  • Heidi Culbertson – Secretary

The Civil Service Commission consists of three Commissioners and one Secretary. All positions are part time and are appointed by the hiring authority at their time of office. The Civil Service Commission meets a minimum of once per month on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm. Meetings take place in the conference room which is located directly below City Hall. These meetings are open to the public.

The Commission conducts examinations for various classified positions for the City of St. Bernard including new positions and promotional examinations. It is the responsibility of the Commission to certify eligibility lists and present them to the hiring authority. The Civil Service Commission is responsible for following the guidelines of The Ohio Revised Code. It does not interview and hire any of the employees within the City of St. Bernard.



Application for Police Officer Lateral Transfers

2023 Information/Notice for Police Officer Position




A Civil Service examination will be given to establish an eligibility list for duty with

the St. Bernard Safety Department as Firefighter.

WRITTEN EXAMINATION DATE: Saturday, February 25th at 9 AM

in the Lower Level/Teen Center of the St. Bernard Municipal Building

120 Washington Ave., St. Bernard, Ohio.

Applications will be accepted Monday thru Friday, 9AM – 5PM

beginning January 30, 2023 and ending February 17, 2023.

Exam will consist of three parts: Written, Assessment, and Oral Interview. 

Additional details available at HERE and City Hall: 513-242-7770

Applications will be available at City Hall, 110 Washington Ave. St. Bernard, OH.

Or can be printed HERE

A non-refundable application fee of $15.00 will be charged upon

return of your completed application to City Hall. 

If unable to drop off in person, applications can be sent to

but will be timestamped when clerk views email.  

The Village of St. Bernard is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application for FIREFIGHTER Exam 

Information/Notice for FIREFIGHTER Exam 


Current Civil Service Eligibility Lists:

Service Department

Police Department

Fire Department