Office of Technical Complaints

The Office of Technical Complaints (OTC) responds to technical complaints filed by appointing authorities, employees, applicants, and labor organizations who are dissatisfied with Civil Service Commission staff decisions in the areas of classification, selection, appointments, disbursements, military benefits, and long-term disability (LTD) benefit appeals. The OTC also reviews decisions by appointing authorities involving appointments and by Civil Service Commission staff revoking appointments.


Further information on technical complaint processes can be obtained from the following sources:



Regulation 5.18: Complaints about Benefits
Regulation 8.02: Technical Classification and Qualification Complaints
Regulation 8.03: Technical Disbursement Complaints
Regulation 8.04: Technical Appointment Complaints
Regulation 8.07: Technical Military Benefit Complaints



CS-212 Technical Complaint Form


Note:  Effective October 1, 2015, all filings with the OTC must be by email to


For common questions on filing a technical complaint, please review the OTC Facts.  You may also ask questions on procedures for filing, request an extension of the time limit for filing, or file a technical complaint at:


 Revised September 3, 2015