CITY OF KINGSTON CIVIL SERVICE
Civil Service Commission
Bernice Arra, Chairperson
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
Office Assistant #36023 - June 3, 2023
Office Assistant #46023 - Promotional - June 3, 2023
Assessment Data Collector #62002 - June 10, 2023
Deputy Assessor #62028 - June 10, 2023
Personnel Clerk #69983 - June 10, 2023
Water Treatment Laboratory Technician #62207 - June 24, 2023
Payroll Supervisor #66637 - July 15, 2023
Payroll Supervisor #77774 - July 15, 2023
Police Officer #60285 - September 9, 2023 Physical Agility Exam being given on July 29,2023 - Location TBD
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.
Fire Inspector - Full-time position
Motor Equipment Mechanic - Full-time position
Motor Equipment Operator - Full-time position
The Kingston Water Department is currently looking to fill the following position:
Business Manager - 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 at City Hall.
Next Commissioner Meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 12th at 9:00am.
Please see calendar on home page for meeting dates.