City of Minneapolis Enterprise Policy Coversheet

Employment and Promotion (Civil Service Rule 6)




Applies To

Type ‘X’ in the space provided for all that apply.

X City Council Departments

X Boards and Commissions

__ Other: [Describe]


The purpose of Rule 6 is to provide standards for the recruitment, testing and ranking of applicants for positions in the classified service. These standards will be based upon professionally acceptable selection principles and, where applicable, will be administered in accordance with current collective bargaining agreements.


1917: Date Established

04/11/2002: Last Revised Date

Key Words

"job announcement"; job; announcement; posting; examination; vacancies; application; qualification; requirement; restricted; promotional; test; applicant; eligible; candidate; "examination components"; "examination score"; "veteran’s preference"; veteran; "exam retaking"; exam; examination; score; test; "minimum qualification"; dismissed; resigned; discharge; "unsatisfactory employment"; "classified service"; "tie ratings"; certification; service; "minimum rating"; rating; classified; examiner; transfer; seniority; preference


Policy Review Group Approval

  • n/a

Policy Document

Procedures and Forms

Supporting References ( references to Labor Agreements)

Administering Department

Human Resources
Director of Human Resources 612/673-2139


Civil Service Commission Support Staff


Last updated Dec 30, 2011