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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. 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.

Candidates meeting the minimum requirements for posted positions:  submit resume and cover letter to Alan Schneider at sc.personnel@suffolkcountyny.gov unless other wise requested.

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Suffolk County Budget Director

Responsible for directing the review and analysis of the annual Capital and Operating Budgets, budget programs and budget procedures of the County. 

Minimum Requirements: Either:

a) Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Public Administration or Business Administration, and eight (8) years of experience in public finance, public budgeting systems, and/or intergovernmental revenue systems, two (2) years of which must have been at an administrative* level (policy making); or,

            (b) Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration or Business Administration, and ten (10) years of experience in public finance, public budgeting systems and/or intergovernmental revenue systems, two (2) years of which must have been at an administrative* level; or,

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

*The term "administrative", as used here, refers to a policy-making position involving responsibility for high-level policy decisions; i.e., responsible direction of an organization comprised of more than one unit and involving multiple functions.  The experience must involve areas such as planning, resource allocation, policy formulation and fiscal accountability.

                                   Excellent Salary and Benefit Package

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Department Of Social Services:  Medical Services Specialist  

TRAINING & EXPERIENCE EXAMINATION

There will be no written or oral examination for this position.  Candidates will be graded on their training and experience.  Because additional information will not be considered after a candidate's grade has been determined,  It is very important to read all the instructions on the examination announcement https://apps2.suffolkcountyny.gov/civilservice/efile/default.aspx before before submitting an application.  Candidates must meet minimum requirements below.

Minimum Requirements:  Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by New York State with a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing or other health or human services field, plus two (2) years of experience as a registered professional nurse in home health care and/or the review of home health care services for medical necessity or in the delivery of preventive health care services.  Experi¬≠ence must have been gained within the last ten (10) years.   At the time of appointment and during employment in this title, employees must possess a Registered Nurse's license issued by the State of New York.

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LAND MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST IRiverhead, NYThe Suffolk County Dept. of Economic Development and Planning seeks a qualified Land Management Specialist I to join its team.  The minimum qualifications for this position are:Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and two (2) years of experience in the appraisal, purchase, sale, acquisition, title search or management of real property.NOTE:  Additional education may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis. Possession of a New York State Real Estate Broker's license will substitute for one (1) year of the above experience.Salary:  Commensurate with experience.Excellent benefit package Suffolk County Residency RequiredQualified Candidates send cover letter and resume to Alan Schneider at sc.personnel@suffolkcountyny.gov

Suffolk County Health Department seeks Board Certified Psychiatrists, MD’s with Addiction Certification, Certified Nurse Practitioners (Psychiatric & Medical) and RN’s to fill Full Time, Part Time and Contract positions in our Mental Health Clinics, Jail based Mental Health Units, Opioid Treatment Programs and our Assisted Outpatient Treatment Unit. Positions and sites vary; rates of pay based on qualifications and site of position. Prior experience working with individuals diagnosed with co-occurring disorders a plus (MH/SUD). All candidates must be eligible to practice in NY, and meet regulatory / compliance requirements. 

Public Health Nurse I   Requires:  Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and possession of a Professional Registered Nurse's License issues by the New York State Education Department.

Registered Nurse  Requires:  Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and either (a) possession of a Registered Nurse license issued by the State of New York or (b) possession of a limited permit issued by New York State to practice as a registered professional nurse.

Legal Nurse Consultant
 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Graduation from a New York State or Regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, successful completion of a Legal Nurse Consultant certificate program given by a New York State or Regionally accredited college or university, and a Professional Registered Nurse’s License, issued by the New York State Education Department.


The incumbent of this position serves as a consultant on legal matters to Suffolk County Health Department physicians and seeks to diminish malpractice losses and Workers’ Compensation losses by identifying contributory factors and developing corrective programs.  Duties involve a combination of professional nursing expertise and legal knowledge.  Work requires independent judgment and initiative, and is reviewed through conferences, reports and evaluation of effectiveness.

Special Education Services Provider

Minimum Requirements:

Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Master's degree in Special Education and three (3) years of experience in case management, delivery of services to families or children, or in special education.  

 Candidate must possess either a New York State teaching certificate titled Special Education or Students with Disabilities (Birth to Grade 2).  

Clinical Psychologist  licensed by the New York State Department of Education For the Suffolk County Jails and the Mental Health Clinics.

           

Public Health Engineer (Wastewater) 

Requirements:  Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and six (6) years of sanitary, public health or environmental engineering experience and current registration as a professional engineer in the State of New York.  Candidate must be a resident of Suffolk County. Title and salary commensurate with experience.

Associate Hydrogeologist

Requirements:   Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Master’s Degree in a physical science or Engineering, including at least four (4) one-semester courses in hydrology, geology, hydraulics, earth sciences or water resource management, and eight (8) years of analytical, technical, investigative or research experience in hydrology, water resource management or a closely related area, plus two (2) years of which must have been served in a supervisory capacity.

Excellent Salary and Benefits Package.

Qualified candidates send cover letter and resume to:  Alan Schneider at sc.personnel@suffolkcountyny.gov

Chemist I  
Minimum Requirements:
Candidates must submit college transcripts.  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.  

Excellent Salary and Benefits Package.

Qualified candidates send college transcripts, cover letter and resume to:  Alan Schneider at sc.personnel@suffolkcountyny.gov


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The Police Department has a vacancy for a Communications Mechanic located in the Technical Services Section at Police Headquarters in Yaphank, NY.

Starting salary is $38,523.00 and the work schedule is Monday through Friday, day tour.

The minimum requirements for this position are:

Either:

a)    Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and one (1) year of experience in the maintenance, repair and installation of two-way communications systems, including general electrical and electro-mechanical equipment; or,

b)    Five (5) years of experience in the maintenance, repair and installation of two-way communications systems, including general electrical and electro-mechanical equipment or,

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

Qualified candidates only – send cover letter and resume to Alan Schneider at sc.personnel@suffolkcountyny.gov.  Suffolk County residence required        __________________________________________________________________________________

Suffolk County Department of Public Works

Division of Facilities Engineering:  Assistant Electrical Engineer 

Requirements:  a) Graduation from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering, and two (2) years of experience in design and/or installation of electrical systems and equipment; or

b) Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and six (6) years of experience in design and/or installation of electrical systems and equipment; 

Ideal Candidate will have excellent• communication skills ;• experience with Microsoft Office ;• experience with AutoCAD.

Competitive benefits package including Health Insurance and Retirement planInterested individuals should provide a cover letter and resume via email to :  Alan Schneider at sc.personnel@suffolkcountyny.gov

________________________________________________________________________Suffolk County Probation Department:     Director of Probation

Minimum Requirements:

(a) Graduation from a New York State or Regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree and twelve years of profes¬sional experience in a probation agency, which must include six years in a managerial capacity; or,(b) Two years of service in the position of Principal Probation Officer, or a directly equivalent or higher level probation position.  NOTE:  Additional education in public administration, management, probation studies, criminal justice or a related field may be substituted for the professional experience in a probation agency on a year-for-year basis. Education may not be substituted for the management experience.  NOTE:  Managerial experience shall include either:  1. Positions having primary responsibility for twenty-five or more professional employees; or  2. Positions providing comprehensive management-related services to probation agencies including the activities of: budgetary review and analysis, organizational diagnosis, agency performance assessment, program plan analysis, and staff development programming.  NOTE:  All appointments to the position of Director of Probation must be approved by the New York State Division of Probation and Correctional Alternatives. 

Excellent salary and benefit package 

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

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SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION & CONSERVATION SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE

Interested Applicants are Encouraged to Apply

Suffolk County, New York – (February 17, 2017) – Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and the Suffolk County Department of  Parks, Recreation and Conservation are pleased to announce  that the Suffolk County Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation is now accepting  applications for a variety of seasonal employment positions at beaches, parks, golf courses, and campgrounds for the 2017 season. 

"Seasonal employment with the parks department provides the opportunity for individuals to help protect the environment, while earning money and providing a real service to the public,” said Bellone.  “With over 48,000 acres of parkland, the Parks Department requires extra assistance in efficiently maintaining each facility as well as help in providing a safe environment for the public.”

            Park Attendants are hired to perform a variety of tasks including maintenance, office work, as well as registrations and fee collections at the entrance booths. Park Attendants must be at least 16 years of age, and willing to work weekends and holidays, early and evening shifts. The main qualification for all positions is the ability to work well with the public.  If interested, please contact the Parks Personnel Department via email at scparkspersonnel@suffolkcountyny.gov.


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' well being 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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Suffolk County Police Department:  Deputy Police Commissioner

The Suffolk County Police Department, an accredited law enforcementagency, 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 opportunityemployer

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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. HEILIGSUFFOLKK COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICEBUILDING 77, WILLIAM J LINDSAY COUNTY COMPLEXVETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAYHAUPPAUGE, 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. HEILIGSUFFOLK COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICEBUILDING 77, WILLIAM J LINDSAY COUNTY COMPLEXVETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAYHAUPPAUGE, NY 11788

Suffolk County Government is an equal opportunity employer