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Merit Systems Commission

The Maricopa County Merit Systems Commission is two commissions in one. The Commission is responsible for overseeing the Employee Merit System (EMS) Rules (under the provisions of A.R.S. § 11-351 through § 11-356) and the Law Enforcement Officers Merit System (LEOMS) Rules (A.R.S. § 38-1001 through 38-1007). The Commission consists of five members, each of whom is nominated by a member of the Board of Supervisors. The Commission performs such duties as are necessary to carry out the provisions of the Merit Systems resolution and rules, is charged with representing the public interest in the improvement of personnel administration in the county service, prepares such policies and procedures as may be necessary or appropriate to administering the Merit Systems rules, and serves as an independent personnel board for the County under A.R.S. § 38-532(H).
Click here to go to the Arizona State Statutes.

The Merit Systems Commission members are:
Larry Pickard, Chairman, District 4
William Lally, Vice Chairman, District 1
Sean Lake
, District 2
Alan Muller, District 3
David Hernandez, District 5

For more information contact: Merit Systems Commission Coordinator
301 West Jefferson, Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phone: 602 506-3792 Fax: 602 506-7940

Maricopa County Human Resources Department | 301 W. Jefferson Street, Suite 200, Phoenix, AZ 85003
Business hours 8am to 5pm MST, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays
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Maricopa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, Maricopa County will make reasonable accommodation(s) during the employment process.
In addition, Maricopa County complies with ARS 23-211 et seq. and submits information on all new hires to E-Verify.
Finally Maricopa County complies with ARS 36-601 (Smoke Free AZ Act) and prohibits smoking in all places of employment.

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