CITY OF KINGSTON CIVIL SERVICE
Civil Service Commission
- Bernice Arra - Chairperson
- Thierry Croizer
- Alan Adin
The City of Kingston Civil Service Office is responsible for administering New York State Civil Service Law for employees of the City of Kingston, Kingston City School District, Kingston Housing Authority and Kingston Library from the application through the appointment process for all positions in the classified service. In addition, it serves as the Personnel Office for the City of Kingston and is responsible for employee recruitment, administering benefits for City employees and retirees as well as various personnel functions. As part of its services, the City of Kingston Civil Service Commission provides the following:
- Determines position titles and develops job descriptions.
- Administers examinations for competitive titles and establishes lists of qualified candidates.
- Interprets Civil Service Law and Rules covering appointment, promotion, discipline and discharge.
City of Kingston Rules & Regulations (adopted March 8, 2016)
Appendices to Rules & Regulations
Civil Service Examination Announcements
Please click on the title below to view the examination announcement. All exams have a non-refundable fee so please read the announcement in its entirety before applying. Applications will not be accepted after the deadline posted on the announcement.
Employment and Exam Application
Director of Housing Initiatives #65780 - October 22, 2022
Grants Manager #62021 - October 22, 2022
Police Lieutenant #75159 - October 22, 2022 - PROMOTIONAL
Registration Clerk #65581 - October 22, 2022
Safety Coordinator #62330 - November 5, 2022
Police Officer Examination
The Police Officer Exam will be given on September 17, 2022 with the Physical Fitness Exam being given on August 13, 2022. Please click on the link above to view the exam announcement. Click on the link below to print the forms needed for the physical fitness exam. Candidates MUST bring both forms completed with them to the physical fitness exam in order to participate.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY FORM AND RELEASE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FITNESS SCREENING TEST FORM
The City is currently looking to fill several vacancies. Please click on the title below to view the full vacancy notice.
Applications can be found here. Employment and Exam Application.
Historic Preservation Administrator - Part-time position.
Motor Equipment Mechanic - Full-time position.
Motor Equipment Operator - Full-time position
City of Kingston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Forms, Policies & Announcements
Listing files in 'Civil Service Documents'
Kingston, NY 12401
Fax: (845) 334-3946
Principal Account Clerk
Commissioner Meetings are held once a month on Mondays at 9:00am.
January 24, 2022 - Meeting Minutes
February 28, 2022 - Meeting Minutes
March 28, 2022 - Meeting Minutes
April 25, 2022 - Meeting Minutes Draft
May 16, 2022 - Meeting Minutes Draft
Next Commissioner Meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 27th at 9:00am.
Please see calendar on home page for meeting dates.