CITY OF KINGSTON CIVIL SERVICE
Civil Service Commission
- Bernice Arra - Chairperson
- 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. 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.
Typist #32121 Amendment
Clerk (Spanish Speaking) #31921 Amendment
Clerk (Spanish Speaking) #31921
Building Inspector #62505
Building Inspector #71508
Fire Captain #71904
Fire Lieutenant #71900
Wastewater Treatment Plant Mechanic II - Full-time position with benefits.
*Page down to the bottom of this page to the drop down menu, click on "employment and examination application" to print the 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
Benefits Account Clerk
Commissioner Meetings are held in Conference Room 1 located at City Hall, 2nd floor on Monday mornings at 9:00am.
January 27, 2020 Meeting Minutes
February 12, 2020 Meeting Minutes
May 18, 2020 Meeting Minutes - Virtual Meeting
June 29, 2020 Meeting Minutes - Virtual Meeting
August 24, 2020 Meeting Minutes - Virtual Meeting
September 28, 2020 Meeting Minutes - Virtual Meeting
October 26, 2020 Meeting Minutes - Virtual Meeting
December 28, 2020 Meeting Minutes - Virtual Meeting
January 25, 2021 Meeting Minutes - Virtual Meeting
February 22, 2021 - Meeting Minutes - Virtual Meeting
March 22, 2021 - Meeting Minutes - Virtual Meeting
Next meeting will be held April 26, 2021 Agenda to be posted prior to the meeting.
Please see calendar on home page for meeting dates.