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Alan Schneider
Personnel Director

Address:
Bldg. 158, William J. Lindsay County Complex
PO Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788-0099

Phone: (631) 853-5500
Fax: (631) 853-4796
Email: Civil Service


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Welcome to the Department of Civil Service Home Page

In Suffolk County, administration of the Civil Service Law is carried out under the direction of the Suffolk County Personnel Director. The Suffolk County Department of Civil Service is responsible for overseeing personnel actions taken by some 241 employing jurisdictions including school districts, towns, villages water districts, library districts, etc. Collectively, these jurisdictions employ some 40,000 individuals.

The majority of all jobs fall within the competitive class, which is characterized by examinations used to ascertain the relative merit and fitness of candidates. Announcements for current examinations are available on this site by clicking on Current List of Exams. Examination announcements are also posted in the Hauppauge Office of the Suffolk County Department of Civil Service and at our Riverhead Office located in the Riverhead County Center.

This site contains a section for Frequently Asked Questions. In addition, the Department's Information Unit in Hauppauge is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5 PM for further information. Effective September 1, 2010 the Riverhead Office will be open every Wednesday from 9 AM to 4:30 PM, year around.

If you have any comments or suggestions for this site, please submit such suggestions to our Hauppauge office.


Job Opportunities

NOTICE OF JOB OFFERINGS

Suffolk County Government is an equal opportunity employer

When submitting a resume for a posted position, please highlight the experience and/or education that meets the minimum requirements of the position for which you are applying.

Longwood Central School District is looking for qualified individuals to fill two open School Communication Technician positions.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Installs, tests, modifies, operates, maintains, and repairs micro-computer, audio visual and video equipment.

  • Installation of projectors and interactive whiteboards.

  • Service and repair of PA amplifiers and speaker systems. Film projectors, tape recorders, television receivers, VCR’s, overhead projectors.

  • Repairs and replaces motors, motor drives, switches, fuses and wiring of electrical, and electro-mechanical equipment.

  • May troubleshoot and repair printers, monitors, and computers.

  • Assists in coordinating the technical activities of theatrical productions requiring the use of complex lighting and sound systems.

  • Set-up and/or operate lighting and sound systems in auditoriums, football fields, meeting rooms, multi-purpose rooms, and conference halls off site for district administration.

  • Consults on hardware and equipment (audio visual, computer, and stage lighting).

  • Evening hours and weekend events.

  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

  • Does related work as required. 

The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows:

Either:

a)  Graduation from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university with an Associate's Degree in Data Processing or Computer Science, and one (1) year of experience in the use, diagnosis and repair of data processing and audiovisual equipment; or,

b)  Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and three (3) years of experience in the use, diagnosis and repair of data processing and audiovisual equipment; or,

c)  An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of a and b.

Send resume and cover letter to: Alan Schneider at sc.personnel@suffolkcountyny.gov.

Effective Immediately.

Starting salary: $47,366/annual

Longwood Central School District is an equal opportunity employer.





Suffolk County Health Department is seeking a Chemist I (Public Health).

Location:  Hauppauge, NY

 Minimum Requirements:  Graduation from a New York State or Regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in one of the natural sciences with at least sixteen (16) credit hours in Chemistry including Organic Chemistry.

 Under general supervision, an employee in this position performs qualitative and quantitative analysis on samples of sewage, industrial wastewater, bathing water, surface and ground waters, drinking water and other substances suspected of causing a health hazard.  Work involves the use and general maintenance of sophisticated modern laboratory equipment.   The incumbent will perform many preparatory and routine functions independently, but performs more complex tasks under either direct or general supervision, depending upon the difficulty of the assignment.

Starting Salary:   $48,336 plus excellent benefit package

Candidates meeting the minimum requirements only send resume and cover letter to Alan Schneider at sc.personnel@suffolkcounty ny.gov

Suffolk County is an equal opportunity employer

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Jr. Civil Engineer Trainee   

The Suffolk County Department of Public works (SCDPW) is looking for qualified individuals for an entry level position in the Division of Highways, Structures and Waterways (HS&W). 

The minimum requirement for this position is a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university (graduating in December 2016) in Civil or Sanitary Engineering.  Only Candidates meeting these requirements will be considered.

The Division of HS&W is responsible for approximately 1,500 lane miles of roadway, 75 Bridges, 200+ culverts and 300 waterways.  Within the Division the following Sections exist:

·         Highway Design

·         Bridges & Structures

·         Traffic Engineering

·         Construction Management

·         Consultant Management

·         Materials Testing Laboratory

·         Preventative Maintenance

The goal is to provide the candidate with a well-rounded experience in the above areas.  On average the Divisions complete approximately $40 million dollars in Capital Improvements annually.

Competitive Benefits package including Health Insurance and Retirement plan.

Candidates meeting the minimum requirements only send a cover letter and resume to Alan Schneider at sc.personnel@suffolkcountyny.gov. 

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Seasonal Park Ranger I For Suffolk County Parks

Candidates must have Graduated from high school or possess a high school equivalency diploma.

  • Candidates must be 20 years of age at the time of appointment
  • Candidates must pass a qualifying medical, psychological and physical agility evaluation
  • Candidates must be a United States citizen at the time of appointment
  • At the time of appointment and during employment in this title, employees must possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State
  • Candidates will be required to obtain a Peace Officer Training Certificate recognized by the New York State Municipal Police Training Council.

This work involves the performance of routine seasonal patrol tasks. Under supervision, an employee in this title is responsible for protecting parks by standing watch at a fixed post or patrolling in a vehicle or on foot. The incumbent in this position patrols and protects the grounds of municipally owned parks and related facilities by standing watch at a station or by patrolling the grounds, and has considerable responsibility for the exercise of sound judgment in emergencies.

Hourly Salary: $14.25

Send resume and cover letter to: Alan Schneider at sc.personnel@suffolkcountyny.gov.

Suffolk County Residency Required 

Suffolk County is an equal opportunity employer


Substitute School Crossing Guard

The Suffolk County Police Department is seeking candidates for the position of substitute School Crossing Guard. Substitute School Crossing Guards work on an on-call basis. The hourly rate of pay as of 07/01/16 is $13.27. There is a guarantee of 3.0 hours for every assignment. No other benefits are available. Typical work activities include regulating the directional flow of school children, pedestrian and vehicular traffic at an assigned intersection or school crosswalk; reporting traffic incidents to police authorities for appropriate action ; noting unusual or suspicious occurrences or actions of individuals and alerting police in cases of observed or suspected violations of law and ordinances. Candidates must be able to read and write English. At the time of appointment, and during employment, employees must possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State. Prior to appointment, there will be qualifying psychological and medical evaluations as well as an in-depth background investigation. Interested candidates may apply for a position at the police precinct in which they reside.


The Suffolk County Police Department is seeking full time Detention Attendants

Detention Attendants duties include: searching prisoners for weapons, contraband, drugs and other harmful articles; guarding persons detained at a police station house or detention facility pending hearing or transfer to a penal institution. Caring for prisoners who are sick or Intoxicated; accompanying prisoners to court; observing inmates in cells to assure prisoners' wellbeing and adherence to regulations and rules.

Responsible for the cleanliness and sanitation of the dormitory and cells of detention facilities and clerical tasks such as maintaining detention log, sorting documents, data entry, filing, opening and distributing station mail and answering phones and relaying messages.

All candidates must undergo qualifying psychological & medical evaluations as well as an extensive background investigation before being hired. Detention Attendants must obtain a CDL license at their own expense after they are hired.

The annual salary is $31,050.00. Employees are required to join the New York State Retirement System. The current applicable contribution rate is 3% of the gross salary. Employees may also enroll in health insurance coverage. The annual cost for an individual plan is $1,418.53 while the annual cost for a family plan is $3,025.51.

Interested candidates can complete Form CS-205A on this website and mail it to Suffolk County Police Department, 30 Yaphank Ave, Yaphank, NY 11980, attention Personnel Section.

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The Suffolk County Police Department, an accredited law enforcement







agency, seeks qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Commissioner. Candidates must have 10 years of diverse experience in local law enforcement and five additional years of experience working for or in cooperation with a federal law enforcement agency. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of working collaboratively with state and local law enforcement, past supervisory experience, and specialized expertise in investigations into drug operations, anti-terrorism and public corruption offenses. Applicants will be subject to a rigorous vetting and records verification process. Interested parties may submit a cover letter, detailed resume and references to Alan Schneider at sc.personnel@suffolkcountyny.gov.







Salary: $150,000 range plus excellent benefit package







Suffolk County is an equal opportunity employer































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Assistant Special Investigator

The position of Assistant Special Investigator in the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office may arise in the near future. This position is in the exempt class and the appointee serves at the pleasure of the District Attorney.

Minimum Requirements:







Ten (10) years of experience as a detective or investigator employed by a Police Department or a District Attorney’s Office located in the State of New York.

Starting Salary:  $63,345

Note: Suffolk County residency required.

To Apply:  Please mail resume to: 







DIVISION CHIEF EDWARD G. HEILIG







SUFFOLKK COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE







BUILDING 77, WILLIAM J LINDSAY COUNTY COMPLEX







VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY







HAUPPAUGE, NY 11788

Suffolk County Government is an equal opportunity employer


Special Investigator

The position of Special Investigator in the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office may arise in the near future. This position is in the exempt class and the appointee serves at the pleasure of the District Attorney.

Minimum Requirements:







Ten (10) years of experience as a detective employed by a Police Department or Investigator employed by a District Attorney’s Office located in the State of New York, with specific prior experience as a Systems Administrator for the SyTech ADACS Platform, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Electronic Surveillance Platform approved for use in eavesdropping warrants. Prior experience in covert neutralization of locks, locking systems, and surveillance security systems on public and private premises is also required for this position. Applicants must provide specific detail as to their training and experience in the above areas to be considered for this position.

Starting Salary:  $104,896

To Apply:







Please mail resume to:







DIVISION CHIEF EDWARD G. HEILIG







SUFFOLK COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE







BUILDING 77, WILLIAM J LINDSAY COUNTY COMPLEX







VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY







HAUPPAUGE, NY 11788

Suffolk County Government is an equal opportunity employer