CITY OF KINGSTON CIVIL SERVICE
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.
Employment and Exam Application
Assistant Fire Chief #79274 - March 4, 2023
Deputy Fire Chief #74030 - March 4, 2023
Housing Project Manager #71909 - March 4, 2023
Housing Specialist #60179 - March 4, 2023
School Security Guard #60050 - March 4, 2023
Section 8 Housing Coordinator #63561 - March 4, 2023
KHA Director of Facilities #68397 - March 25, 2023
Environmental Educator and Sustainability Coordinator #72172 - April 22, 2023
Environmental Educator I #65142 - April 22, 2023
The City is currently looking to fill several vacancies. Please click on the title below to view the full vacancy notice.
Applications can be found here. Employment and Exam Application.
Assistant Director of Building Safety and Zoning - Full-time position
Building Inspector - Full-time position
Fire Inspector - Full-time position
Motor Equipment Mechanic - Full-time position
Motor Equipment Operator - Full-time position
Plumbing Inspector - Full-time position
City of Kingston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Forms, Policies & Announcements
Listing files in 'Civil Service Documents'
Kingston, NY 12401
Fax: (845) 334-3946
Principal Account Clerk
Civil Service Commission
Bernice Arra, Chairperson
Commissioner Meetings are held once a month on Mondays at 9:00am.
January 24, 2022 - Meeting Minutes
February 28, 2022 - Meeting Minutes
March 28, 2022 - Meeting Minutes
April 25, 2022 - Meeting Minutes
May 16, 2022 - Meeting Minutes
June 27, 2022 - Meeting Minutes
July 18, 2022 - Meeting Minutes
August 22, 2022 - Meeting Minutes
September 26, 2022 - Meeting Minutes
October 24, 2022 - Meeting Minutes
November 28, 2022 - Meeting Minutes
December 19, 2022 - Meeting Minutes
Next Commissioner Meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 30, 2023 at 9:00am.
Please see calendar on home page for meeting dates.