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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


Police Officer Lottery Result 2016

A live webcast of the lottery of Police Officer candidates with a score of 95 was held on March 4, 2016. During the course of the lottery, one page in the book into which drawn names were being placed in lottery rank order, was inadvertently skipped and names were placed on the following page at a higher lottery number. As a result, all candidates whose names were chosen after rank number 1136, where the page was skipped, have had their rank number lowered to correct this error. Please be advised that the order in which all candidates’ names were drawn during the lottery still remains the same.

Police Officer OC Lottery Result 2016

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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

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s office is seeking qualified, executive-level applicants for the position of UNDERSHERIFF

This individual will be responsible for assisting the Suffolk County Sheriff with the overall administration of the Sheriff’s Office, which employs more than 1,200 sworn and civilian personnel. This position is in the exempt class and the appointee serves at the pleasure of the Sheriff.

The incumbent will assume the responsibilities of the Sheriff in his absence; provide direct oversight to the Sheriff’s Office’s managerial and senior supervisory law enforcement personnel, under the overall supervision of the Sheriff; enforce agency rules and regulations, including disciplinary matters, and assist the Sheriff with maintaining order and the efficient operation of all aspects of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office; supervise and command the Internal Affairs Bureau, Internal Security Unit, Gang Intelligence Unit and Criminal Investigations Bureau, and perform specific duties as assigned by the Sheriff.

Minimum Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree and 15 years of full-time law enforcement experience. Possession of a Juris Doctorate is preferred, although not a requirement. Experience should include managing confidential and large-scale investigations, with a demonstrated ability to work with local, state and federal criminal justice agencies, as well as interaction with elected officials, department heads and the public.

Salary: $128,673

To Apply: Candidates who believe they have the necessary qualifications are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter by June 10, 2016 to:

Sheriff Vincent F. DeMarco
Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office
100 Center Drive
Riverhead, NY 11901

Suffolk County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


SC Department of Economic Development and Planning seeks a COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING SPECIALIST
Hauppauge, NY

An employee in this class is involved in the planning, design and administration of transit-oriented development, transportation and other local community revitalization projects. The incumbent will assist in initiating programs that revitalize and redesign key elements of neighborhoods such as buildings, streets, landscaping, public transportation systems and public spaces to attract businesses and create places that enhance the functionality and aesthetics of infrastructure, and improve local social and economic conditions. Work is performed under the supervision of assigned supervisory personnel, and is reviewed throughout its progress. Does related work as required.

The minimum requirements for this position are:
Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Design, Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, or a related field, plus one (1) year of experience planning transit-oriented developments in downtowns or neighborhood centers in suburban areas.

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

Qualified candidates ONLY please send cover letter and resume to Alan Schneider at: scpersonnel@suffolkcountyny.gov.

Suffolk County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


SC Department of Economic Development and Planning seeks a PRINCIPAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING SPECIALIST
Hauppauge, NY

An employee in this class supervises the planning, design and administration of local community revitalization projects and programs with an emphasis on transportation and transit-oriented development. The incumbent is expected to use initiative in coordinating and developing programs, including community outreach, focused on the revitalization of neighborhoods through the redesign of buildings, streets, landscaping, public transportation systems and public spaces to attract businesses and create places that are enjoyable to users. Supervision is exercised over professional and support personnel. Work performed is aimed at enhancing the functionality and aesthetics of infrastructure, and improving local social and economic conditions. Work is performed under general supervision, and is reviewed through observations and consultations. Does related work as required.

The minimum requirements for this position are:
Either:

(a) Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Master’s Degree in Urban Design, Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, or a related field, and three (3) years of experience planning transit-orient developments in downtowns or neighborhood centers in suburban areas; or

(b) Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Design, Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, or a related field, plus five (5) years of experience planning transit-orient developments in downtowns or neighborhood centers in suburban areas.

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

Qualified candidates ONLY please send cover letter and resume to Alan Schneider at: scpersonnel@suffolkcountyny.gov.

Suffolk County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


SC Department of Economic Development and Planning seeks a SENIOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING SPECIALIST
Hauppauge, NY

An employee in this class is involved in the planning, design and administration of a variety of local community revitalization projects and programs with an emphasis on transportation and transit-oriented development. The incumbent will initiate programs focused on the revitalization of neighborhoods through the redesign of buildings, streets, landscaping, public transportation systems and public spaces to attract businesses and create places that are enjoyable to users. Work performed is aimed at enhancing the functionality and aesthetics of infrastructure, and improving local social and economic conditions. Work is performed under technical or administrative supervision. Does related work as required.

The minimum requirements for this position are:
Either:

(a) Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Master’s Degree in Urban Design, Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, or a related field, and one (1) year of experience planning transit-orient developments in downtowns or neighborhood centers in suburban areas; or

(b) Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Design, Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, or a related field, plus three (3) years of experience planning transit-orient developments in downtowns or neighborhood centers in suburban areas.

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

Qualified candidates ONLY please send cover letter and resume to Alan Schneider at: scpersonnel@suffolkcountyny.gov.

Suffolk County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


SC Department of Economic Development and Planning seeks a CHIEF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING SPECIALIST
Hauppauge, NY

An employee in this class oversees all transit-oriented development, transportation and related economic development projects. Responsibility is included for formulating and reporting on programs focused on the revitalization of neighborhoods through the redesign of buildings, streets, landscaping, public transportation systems and public spaces to attract businesses and create places that are enjoyable to users. Supervision is exercised over subordinate professional and non- professional personnel. Work performed is aimed at enhancing the functionality and aesthetics of infrastructure, and improving local social and economic conditions. Work is performed under general direction, and is reviewed through observations, consultations, and review of project outcomes. Does related work as required.

The minimum requirements for this position are:
Either:

(a) Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Master’s Degree in Urban Design, Urban Planning, or Landscape Architecture, or a related field, and five (5) years of experience planning transit-orient developments in downtowns or neighborhood centers in suburban areas; or

(b) Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Design, Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, or a related field, plus seven (7) years of experience planning transit-orient developments in downtowns or neighborhood centers in suburban areas.

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

Qualified candidates ONLY please send cover letter and resume to Alan Schneider at: scpersonnel@suffolkcountyny.gov.

Suffolk County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


PSYCHIATRIST

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services is seeking a full-time, licensed Psychiatrist to provide mental health consultation, treatment, medication management, suicide risk assessment and prevention in jail settings located in Riverhead and Yaphank and/or mental health clinics operated at three locations in Suffolk County. Additional duties include comprehensive competency examinations and preparation of reports to the court under Article 730 of the New York State Criminal Procedure Law.

This position requires possession of a license to practice medicine in the State of New York, and; three (3) years of resident training in psychiatry and neurology.

The work schedule is very flexible.

Salary commensurate with experience: $140,000 - $155,000 plus excellent benefit package.

Please send resume and cover letter to Alan Schneider at scpersonnel@suffolkcountyny.gov.

Suffolk County Government is an equal opportunity employer.


Commissioner of Information Technology

Suffolk County is seeking a Department Commissioner to plan, organize and administer the operation of the County’s data processing systems, including systems analysis, application systems design, programming and computer operation; and provide expert professional assistance to the County Executive’s staff on data processing and related matters.

The Commissioner of Information Technology oversees Suffolk County’s Department of Information Technology with its staff of 100 and a budget of over $18 million. The Department is responsible for managing and coordinating the county’s use of existing and emerging technologies in governmental operations and includes divisions of Information Technology Services, Telecommunications, Geographic Information Systems, Internet Support, Applications Development and Network Services.

The ideal candidate will have experience in building a technology foundation to support government innovation while introducing business intelligence into the inner workings of an organization. Successful candidates will be responsible for integrating innovative technologies in support of the County Executive’s government reform initiative which includes performance management and data driven decision making. Innovating technologies such as business intelligence, data analytics, data warehousing and project collaboration software will be implemented, extended and integrated across the entire enterprise to foster communications, transparency, collaboration and overall performance improvement within county government.

Minimum Requirements: Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field plus ten (10) years of administrative/project management including office systems, networking, telecommunications, application development, web based systems, and disaster recovery. Experience must include or be supplemented by at least two (2) years in the administration of public finance or budgeting processes. Additional education in finance, accounting or business administration from college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State may be substituted for the two (2) years of required experience in finance or budgeting.

Experience in a public sector agency and in information systems design, implementation and operations in a centralized/enterprise mainframe operating environment is desirable.

Salary commensurate with experience plus excellent benefit package.

Interested applicants meeting the above minimum requirements send cover letter and resume to: Alan Schneider at scpersonnel@suffolkcountyny.gov.


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 such as, electricity, plumbing, mechanical, carpentry, boiler operation, masonry and welding; 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 $31,085

Excellent benefit package.

Qualified candidates please 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.


Suffolk County Police Department Part-time, Temporary Account Clerk Typist

Suffolk County Police Department - Seeking Part-time, temporary Account Clerk Typist positions. This is a year round, 17.5 hour work week with 22 weeks on 2 weeks off. The hourly rate 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 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.

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, NY Principal Financial Analyst

The Suffolk County Executive’s office is seeking a motivated self-starter who will bring innovative ideas to a busy, yet confidential public service environment. The Principal Financial Analyst monitors and projects expenditures and revenue and should be familiar with governmental budgeting practices. Strengths should include a solid background in governmental financings and familiarity with Official Statements and bond offerings and related presentations. Rating agency experience is a plus. The work involves planning for future bond offerings, debt service, cash management, and/or determining future sources of revenue. The incumbent may be called upon to develop financial policies and plans and prepares the necessary statements and materials to implement the program. This person will also be dealing with issues at the executive level of government, strong communication skills are a must.

Candidates must meet the following minimum qualifications to be considered for this position.
Either:

a) Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or a related field, and four (4) years of experience in financial planning, analysis of financial statements, cash flow analysis and/or credit analysis, two (2) years of which must have been in municipal cash flow analysis; or,

b) Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor’s Degree in one of the above listed fields, and six (6) years of experience in financial planning, analysis of financial statements, cash flow analysis and/or credit analysis, two (2) years of which must have been in municipal cash flow analysis.

Government experience a plus. Proficiency in Windows, as well as Microsoft Excel, Word, and Access programs highly desired.

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

Suffolk County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Suffolk County Residency Required


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