CITY OF KINGSTON CIVIL SERVICE
Civil Service Commission
- Bernice Arra - Chairperson
- Susan Wallace
- Audrey Kithcart
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
Attention: Police Officer Applicant's - Please read the announcement in its entirety before calling the Civil Service Office. Most, if not all questions, will be answered by reading the announcement.
This is a new examination and therefore no previous physical fitness examination results will be accepted. Applicants must take the physical fitness exam in order to qualify for the written exam according to the announcement.
We do not accept physical fitness exam results from other agencies. Applicants must participate in the physical fitness exam given by the City of Kingston in order to qualify for the written exam unless you are under 20 years of age.
Police Officer (Open Competitive) #66484 - Deadline to apply is October 6, 2017
Police Officer (Spanish Speaking) Open Competitive #66305 - Deadline to apply is October 6, 2017
Traffic Electrician - The City has an immediate opening for a full time Traffic Electrician. Please click on the link to view full vacancy notice. Deadline to apply is October 3, 2017 no later than 3:00pm.
Seasonal Laborers (Department of Public Works) -
The City is looking for two full time Laborers to work on a seasonal basis. Seasonal employees can work no more than 6 months in a calendar year. If interested please see the vacancy notice and submit an application to the Civil Service Office no later than October 3, 2017.
The City is currently accepting applications for seasonal recreation assistants to work the after-school programs at the Everette Hodge center and the Rondout Center. If interested, please click on the link above and follow the instructions for applying.
Passenger Bus Operators
The City has immediate openings for Passenger Bus Operators. If you are interested please review the job notice and submit a completed application to the Civil Service Office.
Forms, Policies & Announcements
Listing files in 'Civil Service Documents'
Kingston, NY 12401
Fax: (845) 334-3946
Phone: (845) 334-3921
Benefits Account Clerk
Phone: (845) 334-3922
2017 Meeting Schedule:
Civil Service Meeting Minutes:
- October 17, 2016
- November 21, 2016
- December 19, 2016
- January 23, 2017
- February 27, 2017
- March 27, 2017
- April 17, 2017
- May 22, 2017
- June 26, 2017
- July 24, 2017