Civil Service Commission

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. View most recent Agendas and Minutes.


  • Dennis Kucler, Chairman
  • Timothy Sullivan
  • Claudia Dillinger


The three members of the commission meet as needed to determine the merit and fitness of those wishing to be appointed or promoted into certain classes of public service within the Fire and Police departments the city.

Civil Service Exams

Police Department

A Civil Service exam was held between October 25, 2019 and November 25, 2019, for an entry level position of Patrol Officer in the Westlake Police Department.  Applications are no longer being accepted.

All questions can be directed to Clerk of Commissions Nicolette Sackman, MMC at (440) 617-4310 or

Fire Department

A Civil Service exam will be held Saturday, November 6, 2021 for the position of Entry Level Firefighter / Paramedic. Applications will be accepted in person October 20, 2021 through October 26, 2021 between the hours of 8:30-11:30 am and 1:00-4:30 pm. and applications may be picked up between 8:30 and and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday until Tuesday, October 19, 2021 or downloaded below.

For information and requirements please see: Firefighter Paramedic Entrance Employment Notification and Application

All questions are to be directed to Clerk of Commissions Nicolette Sackman, MMC at (440) 617-4310 or

A list of qualified applicants is developed from both the Police and Fire exams and is used for hiring until the next test is administered. Westlake conducts these exams approximately every two years.

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