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
Please click on the link below to view the examination announcement in its entirety.
Recreation Leader - October 21, 2023
ERP Project Manager - November 4, 2023
Finance & Operations Administrator - NCP - November 4, 2023
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.
KWD Laborer - Full-time position in the Kingston Water Department. Applications may be dropped off at the Kingston Water Department located next door to City Hall.
Motor Equipment Operator - Full-time position
Engineering Technician - Full-time position
Senior Building Inspector - Full-time position
School Crossing Guards - The City of Kingston is looking to hire School Crossing Guards for the upcoming school year. This is a responsible part-time position calling for the exercise of considerable vigilance in directing traffic for the protection of children going to and from school. Please inquire with the Civil Service Office if interested. The pay is $18.00 an hour and a great way to earn some extra money while not tying up your entire day.
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, October 23rd at 9:00am.
Please see calendar on home page for meeting dates.