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
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.
Bi-Lingual Family Worker #60650 - deadline to apply is October 26, 2018
Traffic Electrician #68722 - Deadline to apply is November 30, 2018
The City has vacancies for the following titles. Please click on the title below and review the full job vacancy notice and follow the instructions indicated in the notice for submitting an application and/or resume.
Director of Communications and Community Engagement - Amended 10/23/2019 to reflect the increase in salary taking effect on 1/1/2019.
Assistant Director of Building Safety and Zoning
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
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
Commissioner Meetings are held in the Civil Service Office located at City Hall, ground floor on the following Monday mornings at 9:30am.
November 19, 2018
December 17, 2018