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About Municipal Civil Service

About Municipal Civil Service Commission

The Municipal Civil Service Commission (MCS) recommends the adoption of Civil Service rules to City Council, hear appeals and makes final, binding decisions in the case of City employees who are denied a promotion, discharged, demoted, suspended or put on disciplinary probation.

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About Municipal Civil Service Office

The MCS Office was created to administer the MCS rules. The office is the liaison between the  MCS Commission and the City. The MCS Office is a division of the Human Resources Department.

COVID-19 Service Impact:  To limit foot traffic and practice social distancing, the MCS Office strongly encourages employees to schedule an appointment to meet with staff or submit documents. To schedule an appointment, please call (512) 974-2859 or email MunicipalCivilService.HRD@austintexas.gov.  Employees will be required to wear face masks/coverings and practice social distancing while in the office. Online submission of appeal documents is highly encouraged when possible.   

For questions on the Municipal Civil Service rules email HRD, Municipal Civil Service or call the Municipal Civil Service Office:

  • April Shaw-(512) 974-2597
  • Matthew Chustz-(512) 974-2859