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 full examination announcement. Please read announcements thoroughly for details on how to apply for exams and minimum qualifications. Only apply for those exams you are qualified for.
March 28, 2020 Examinations:
Housing Project Manager OC #67463
Housing Project Manager Promotional #76076
Housing Project Manager NCP #76083
April 25, 2020 Examinations:
Firefighter OC #65040
Street Foreman OC #66356
Street Foreman Promotional #74931
The City of Kingston is accepting applications for the Director of Housing Initiatives. Please click on the link below to read the full job vacancy announcement.
Director of Housing Initiatives - Deadline to apply is March 27, 2020.
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.
Please see calendar on home page for meeting dates.