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Employment

If you are looking for a challenging position with a diversified organization, the opportunity for progressive professional development, an excellent salary and full fringe benefits, you will be interested in employment possibilities with Suffolk County. As one of the largest employers on Long Island, Suffolk County Government employs approximately 10,000 people in 800 job titles in 22 departments. If you would like to use your abilities and get involved with the important work of providing service for the County of Suffolk, Civil Service maybe for you.

Employees of Suffolk County government are hired under a merit system known as civil service. The civil service system is organized and operated to provide County departments with a procedure to selecting employees on the basis of their qualifications and competence. Administration of the civil service law and its related procedures is carried out by the Civil Service Department, under the direction of the Personnel Director.

Suffolk County residency is not required for taking examinations; however, preference will be given to County residents upon appointment and those hired are required to live in Suffolk County.

Suffolk County is an equal opportunity Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and disabled persons are encouraged to apply.