CITY OF KINGSTON CIVIL SERVICE
Civil Service Commission
- Bernice Arra - Chairperson
- Susan Wallace
- Audrey Kithcart
The City of Kingston Civil Service Of 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 in its entirety. Please read carefully and apply only for those examinations you qualify for. The examination fee is non-refundable.
The application for the examination can be found at the bottom of this page by clicking on the dropdown menu and clicking on forms. Applications cannot be submitted electronically. They must be printed, completed and turned into the Civil Service Office no later than the deadline indicated.
Account Clerk #52018 - Deadline to apply is April 19, 2018 no later than 4:00pm
Clerk #62018 - Deadline to apply is May 18, 2018 no later than 4:00pm
Community Coordinator #61119 - Deadline to apply is May 9, 2018 no later than 4:00pm
The City has vacancies for the following titles. Please click on the title below and review the full job vacancy notice and if interested please complete an employment application found at the bottom of this page under the drop down menu. Please print the application, complete and submit to the Civil Service Office by the deadline indicated on the posting.
The City of Kingston is currently seeking to fill two Management/Confidential positions. Please click on the link below to view full job vacancy notices.
Benefits Account Clerk - Deadline to submit application is April 20, 2018 no later than 4:00pm
City Engineer - Deadline to submit resume is April 27, 2018 no later than 4:00pm
Director of Building Safety and Zoning Enforcement - Deadline to submit resume is April 27, 2018 no later than 4:00pm
Maintenance Mechanic-Welder - Deadline to apply is April 27, 2018 no later than 4:00pm
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.
2018 SUMMER SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED.
The City of Kingston Parks & Recreation Department is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Summer Season. Please click on the link below to print the application for seasonal employment. Applications must be submitted by the deadline indicated on the application in order to be considered. Applications are to be submitted to the Civil Service Office located at City Hall, 420 Broadway, Kingston. Deadline to apply is April 20th. Interviews will begin within the next two weeks.
2018 Summer Seasonal Employment Application
Forms, Policies & Announcements
Listing files in 'Civil Service Documents'
Kingston, NY 12401
Fax: (845) 334-3946
Phone: (845) 334-3921
Senior Account Clerk
Phone: (845) 334-3922