2015 ORS 242.550¹
Evidence of fitness for appointment

Subject to rules adopted by the Oregon Department of Administrative Services under ORS 181A.215 (Oregon Department of Administrative Services to adopt rules relating to certain aspects of criminal records checks), the civil service board may require an applicant for a custodial position to furnish evidence satisfactory to the board of good character, mental and physical health, and such other evidence as the civil service board deems necessary to establish the applicant’s fitness. [Amended by 1969 c.262 §5; 1979 c.738 §3; 1979 c.744 §11; 2015 c.758 §14]

Notes of Decisions

Each applicant for employee, subcontractor or volunteer custodial posi­tion, whether within or outside of classified civil service, is subject to civil service board determina­tion that applicant is fit for service and does not pose danger to children. Walter v. Scherzinger, 339 Or 408, 121 P3d 644 (2005)

Notes of Decisions

Civil service board has authority over all appoint­ments and promo­tions within custodial classified civil service, whether filled by employees, subcontractors or volunteers. Walter v. Scherzinger, 339 Or 408, 121 P3d 644 (2005)

Chapter 242

Notes of Decisions

Policy of legislature was to provide for ap­peal to circuit court only in cases in which civil service com­mis­sion of county fire district ordered "removal, discharge, demo­tion or suspension," and thus order of reprimand of fireman was not ap­pealable. Hendrickson v. Civil Serv. Comm., 275 Or 127, 550 P2d 432 (1976)

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 44 (1971)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 242—Civil Service for City or School District Employees and Firefighters, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors242.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 242, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano242.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.