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. Deadline for all applications is by 4:00pm on the deadline date.
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.
Entry Level Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator/Trainee (Open Competitive) - June 8, 2019 - Deadline to apply is May 22,2019
Zoning and Code Enforcement Officer (Open Competitive) - June 22, 2019 - Deadline to apply is May 17, 2019
The City of Kingston Parks & Recreation Department is looking for a Park Director for the Summer Camp Program that runs from July 1 through August 16, 2019. The work involves working at one of the four City Parks offering summer camp overseeing the Park Counselors and maintaining a safe environment for children ages 5 to 12 years old. The camp runs Monday through Friday from 9 - 3. The qualified candidate must be at least 21 years of age, energetic, enjoy working with children and have the ability to work well with others. CPR and First Aid trained preferred, however this will be part of the training. The rate of pay is $16.70/hour.
Please contact the Civil Service Office at 845-334-3921 between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm Monday through Friday if interested by May 30th.
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 Conference Room 1 located at City Hall, 2nd floor on Monday mornings at 9:30am.
Please see calendar on home page for meeting dates.