Our History

Brief History of the Commission

The Civil Service Commission (CSC), as an independent and impartial government institution that was established through a presidential Decree in January 2015 and signed February, 2015 by the President of Jubaland State of Somalia. The mandate to oversee the proper functioning and regulation of the activities of the Civil Service in Jubaland State of Somalia and that the Commission is expected to be an efficient and effective government institution in serving the public.

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has its Headquarter based in Kismayo, the Interim Capital City of Jubaland State of Somalia (JSS). The Commission is independent and is part of the executive branch of the government being directly responsible to the office of the President.

Since its inception in August 2015, The Commission has continued to oversee recruitment and selection of Civil Servants to Jubbaland State Institutions on merit basis through fair and open competition. The institution is governed by the principles of compassion, transparency, Community service, and respect for administrative hierarchy, fidelity to the law, confidentiality, work ethics, efficiency, effectiveness, professionalism, fairness, equality and best HR practices.