The Civil Service Commission of the City of Bedford is established pursuant to Ohio revised code and subject to rulings under Personnel Board of Review of the State of Ohio. The Commission is established to perform testing of classified and unclassified employee position as determined by the commission under home rule, as required under the Charter of the City of Bedford. The commission tests candidates for Fire and Police entry level positions and also tests employees as candidates for promotions in the Fire and Police departments. The commission may hold hearings of employees with personnel issues if deemed legally appropriate. The terms of office and Board member selection is defined in the charter of the City. The Civil Service Commission writes, adopts and files with State of Ohio Personnel Board of Review its own rules and regulations and maintains minutes as prescribed by Ohio law.