CITY OF KINGSTON CIVIL SERVICE
Civil Service Commission
- Bernice Arra - Chairperson
- Audrey Kithcart
- Thierry Croizer
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.
Open Competitive Exams:
Street Foreman #65865 - Exam Date: November 6, 2021
Street Foreman #71920 - Exam Date: November 6, 2021
The City currently has a part-time opening for a Clerk (Spanish Speaking) in the Building Safety and Zoning department. See full vacancy details by clicking on the link below.
Clerk (Spanish Speaking)
*Page down to the bottom of this page to the drop down menu, click on "employment and examination application" to print the application.
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
Senior Account Clerk
Benefits Account Clerk
Commissioner Meetings are held virtually until further notice once a month on Mondays at 9:00am.
January 25, 2021 Meeting Minutes - Virtual Meeting
February 22, 2021 - Meeting Minutes - Virtual Meeting
March 22, 2021 - Meeting Minutes - Virtual Meeting
April 26, 2021 - Meeting Minutes - Virtual Meeting
June 21, 2021 - Meeting Minutes
August 4, 2021 - Meeting Minutes
September 27, 2021 - Meeting Minutes Draft
Next Commissioner Meeting will be held on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 9:00am.
Please see calendar on home page for meeting dates.