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.
Account Clerk (Open Competitive) - May 4, 2019 - Deadline to apply is April 4, 2019 no later than 4:00pm
Account Clerk (Non-Competitive Promotional) - May 4, 2019 - Deadline to apply is April 4, 2019 no later than 4:00pm
Benefits Account Clerk (Open Competitive) - May 11, 2019 - Deadline to apply is April 4, 2019 no later than 4:00pm
Clerk (Open Competitive) - June 8, 2019 - Deadline to apply is May 8, 2019 no later than 4:00pm
Receptionist (Open Competitive) - June 8, 2019 - Deadline to apply is May 8, 2019 no later than 4:00pm
Secretary (Open Competitive) - June 8, 2019 - Deadline to apply is May 8, 2019 no later than 4:00pm
Secretary (Promotional) - June 8, 2019 - Deadline to apply is May 8, 2019 no later than 4:00pm
No vacancies at this time.
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 Monday mornings at 9:30am.
Please see calendar on home page for meeting dates.