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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

Suffolk County Police Department - Part-time, temporary Clerk Typist and Account Clerk Typist positions.

Suffolk County Police Department - Seeking Part-time, temporary Clerk Typist and Account Clerk Typist positions. This is a year round, 17.5 hour work week with 22 weeks on 2 weeks off. The hourly rate for the Clerk typist positions is $13.14 per hour. The hourly rate for the Account Clerk Typist is $15.00 per hour. These positions are located in Police Headquarters in Yaphank. Candidates must meet minimum requirements below to be considered. Candidates being considered for a position must undergo an extensive background check

The Clerk Typist position requires: Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma.

The Clerk Typists in this unit will perform basic clerical duties including receiving and checking applications and forms for accuracy of content and compliance with procedural requirements, answering routine questions regarding departmental procedures in response to in-person and telephone inquiries, typing routine letters and sorting mail.

The Account Clerk position requires: (a) Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and two (2) years of experience in computing and registering data in financial records, accounts, or journals; or, b) Two (2) years of clerical experience and six (6) credits in accounting from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State.

NOTE: Education beyond high school from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State, including at least three (3) credits in accounting per year, may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis.

The Account Clerk Typists in this unit will be accepting payments for registration and service fees and performing specialized clerical work in keeping records using computers, software, word processing and database applications.

Qualified candidates send application for employment to Suffolk County Police Department, 30 Yaphank Ave, Yaphank, NY 11980, Attention: Personnel The application can be downloaded from: http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/CivilService/OnlineForms.aspx


Suffolk County Department of Information Technology Computer Programmer Trainee

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Either:

(a) Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor's Degree; or,

(b) Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with an Associate's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Data Processing or a related field; or,

(c) Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and two (2) years of experience in the utilization of software to create or design specialized forms, reports or models.

NOTE: Course work from a non-degree-granting computer training institution in computer programming, computer technology, computer information systems, information technology or a related field may be accepted based upon credit hour equivalence.

An employee in this position performs entry-level work assisting in the preparation of program instructions for new software applications or the modification of existing software. The employee may receive a combination of formalized and on-the-job training. Work is assigned and reviewed by higher-level programming personnel in accordance with the trainee's experience and level of technical proficiency.

Candidate’s meeting the minimum qualifications may submit cover letter and resume to Alan Schneider at:sc.personnel@suffolkcountyny.gov

Suffolk County is an equal opportunity employer.


Deputy Director of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services, Division of Community Mental Hygiene Services, is seeking a Deputy Director of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services. This individual will assist the Director of Community Mental Hygiene Services in coordinating the Division’s directly operated and contractual alcohol and substance abuse education and treatment services. The ideal candidate will be able to represent the Division at meetings and conferences; supervise professional staff; assist in the preparation of the budget; and prepare and submit various reports.

The minimum qualifications:

Graduation from a New York State or Regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree and eight (8) years of administrative experience, three (3) years of which must have been in the administration of alcohol and/or substance abuse programs. Additional graduate level education may be substituted for the general administrative experience on a year for year basis up to a maximum of two years.

The Deputy Director position is an open competitive civil service title and the new hire will be a provisional employee pending a written exam. To be considered for the position candidate must meet the minimum qualifications above.

Salary

Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package.

Suffolk County residency is required at the time of appointment to the position.

To Apply:

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

Suffolk County is an equal opportunity employer.


DIRECTOR OF REAL ESTATE

The individual for this position will manage the day-to-day operations of the Division of Real Property Acquisition and Management and the County’s Community Development and Affordable Housing Opportunities Programs. The incumbent directs and administers all matters relating to the acquisition, sale and management of County-owned real property, as well as the coordination of the affordable housing program and administration of the Community Development Block Grants and Home Investment Partnership Program issued by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. Supervision is exercised over professional, technical and clerical staff involved in a variety of programs and activities.

The minimum requirements for this position are:

Graduation from an accredited law school, and eight (8) years of professional real estate transaction experience that includes experience in residential and commercial transactions, urban/suburban development, and community development. Candidates must possess a New York State license to practice law before the Bar of the State of New York.

Salary

Commensurate with experience, excellent benefit package. Suffolk County Residency Required.

To Apply:

Please send resume to:sc.personnel@suffolkcountyny.gov


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
SUFFOLK COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
BUILDING 77, NORTH COUNTY COMPLEX
VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY
HAUPPAUGE, NY 11788

Suffolk County Government is an equal opportunity employer


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 employed by a Police Department or Investigator employed by a District Attorney’s Office located in the State of New York, with specific training and experience investigating medical insurance fraud, prescription drug diversion, money laundering and revenue crimes, including violations of New York State taxation and finance laws. Applicant must have training and certifications in the field of electronic evidence collection and recovery.

Starting Salary:
$63,345

Note: Suffolk County residency required.

To Apply:
Please mail resume to:
DIVISION CHIEF EDWARD G. HEILIG
SUFFOLK COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
BUILDING 77, NORTH 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, NORTH COUNTY COMPLEX
VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY
HAUPPAUGE, NY 11788

Suffolk County Government is an equal opportunity employer