THE ROLE OF THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION - Department of International Trade


What is the role of the Civil Service Commission in relation to recruitment into the Civil Service?

  • To provide assurance that selection for appointment to the Civil  Service is on merit on the basis of fair and open competition as outlined in the Civil Service Commission’s Recruitment Principles.
  • To hear and determine appeals made by civil servants under the  Civil Service Code which sets out the Civil Service values – Honesty, Integrity, Impartiality and Objectivity – and forms part of the relationship between civil servants and their employer.
  • If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance with the Recruitment Principles, and you wish to make a complaint, you should contact [email protected] in the first  instance. If you are not satisfied with the response you receive from the Department, you can contact the Civil Service Commission.