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Alan Schneider
Personnel Director

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

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

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

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC II

The Suffolk County Department of Economic Development and Planning in Westhampton Beach seeks a highly motivated and enthusiastic Maintenance Mechanic II for our Aviation Division at Gabreski Airport.

An employee in this class must be able to exercise sub-craftsman level maintenance and repair to airport facilities. These facilities include County owned buildings and the airport airfield. Duties will include maintenance and/or repair in areas such as: security equipment including specialized locks, cameras and electronic radio equipment; valves, traps, faucets, sinks, toilet bowls and other plumbing fixtures; pavement repair and runway markings; boilers, air-conditioning units, compressors and condensers; all airport maintnenace equipment including, but not limited to, welding snow plows and truck bodies, repairing and maintaining mowing equipment, weed whackers, tractors and push mowers; minor electric and mechanical issues; painting both interior and exterior surfaces; roofing and heating; snow removal on airfield, parking lots and sidewalks; maintain grass on the airfield and around airport buildings.

REQUIREMENTS:

    Either:
    (a) Completion of two (2) years of vocational education courses in a vocational school program or in an apprentice or training program in one of the craft areas or,
    (b) Two (2) years of experience in minor maintenance or repair work; or,
    (c) An equivalent combination of education, or training, and experience as defined by the limits of (a) and (b); or,
    (d) One (1) year of experience as a Maintenance Mechanic I.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
Possession of the appropriate license issued by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles. The type of license required will be determined by the appointing authority with respect to the type of vehicle to be operated; license must be maintained throughout employment in this title.

(CDL License preferred).

Salary $30,459
Excellent benefit package

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

Suffolk County Residency Required.

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 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


Part-time Detention Attendants

The Suffolk County Police Department is seeking part-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.

Salary:
The hourly wage is $8.75.

To Apply:
Interested candidates can contact Antonia-Ann Drury at 631- 852-6328.

Suffolk County Government is an equal opportunity employer


BRIDGE OPERATORS (SEASONAL)

DESCRIPTION:
Suffolk County Department of Public Works is in need of seasonal Bridge Operators to operate the four ( 4 ) movable bridges the County operates from May 1 through September 30.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be a Suffolk County resident, at least 18 years of age, and be able to read and write English.

SALARY:
$9.25 PER HOUR

LOCATIONS:
Smith Point Bridge, Shirley
West Bay Bridge, Westhampton Beach
Beach Lane Bridge, Westhampton Beach
Quogue Bridge, Quogue

HOURS:
Shifts rotate between 6 AM to 2 PM and 2 PM to 10 PM. Days off vary – includes weekend and holiday work.

FOR INFORMATION CALL:
Suffolk County Department of Public Works
Monday through Friday, 7 AM to 3 PM
(631) 852-4212

SUFFOLK COUNTY GOVERNMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER M/F/D/V. MINORITIES AND WOMEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.