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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.  Please include the following information:  Transcripts if a degree is required, starting and ending dates of employment (Month and Year),  and number of hours worked per week for each position.  

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

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AMBULANCE SERVICES CONSULTANT

Suffolk County Health Department
Minimum Requirements

Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and six (6) years of active paid or volunteer experience with an ambulance organization, two (2) years of which must have included administrative or supervisory responsibilities.

NOTE: Relevant education from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by New York State will be substituted for the non-administrative/non-supervisory experience on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two (2) years. 

For County employment, candidates will be required to possess certification by New York State as an Emergency Medical Technician at the time of appointment, and maintain a valid certification throughout their employment in this title.

At time of appointment, candidates for County employment will be required to possess certificates of completion of training for Incident Command System (ICS) / National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) at the ICS 100, 700 and 800 levels.

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COORDINATOR OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

(a)  Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Healthcare Administration, Emergency Management, or Homeland Security and six (6) years of experience as a NYS Certified EMS Provider at the EMT-Paramedic level including four (4) years of experience in managing, organizing and training ambulance personnel, two (2) years of which includes responsibility for fiscal operations.

(b)  Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor's Degree and eight (8) years of experience as a NYS Certified EMS Provider at the EMT-Paramedic level including six (6) years of experience in managing, organizing and training ambulance personnel, two (2) years of which includes responsibility for fiscal operations.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

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 must possess an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic Certificate issued by the State of New York at the time of appointment and maintain said certification throughout employment in this title.

At time of appointment, must possess certificate of completion of training for Incident Command System (ICS) / National Incident Management System (NIMS) at the ICS 100, 200, 300, 700 and 800 levels.   


PROGRAMMER ANALYST

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

(a) Graduation with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems or Management Information Systems from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State, and one (1) year of experience in systems analysis and computer programming; or,

(b) Graduation with an Associate's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems or Management Information Systems from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State, and three (3) years of experience in systems analysis and computer programming; or,

(c) Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and five (5) years of experience in systems analysis and computer programming; or,

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

NOTE:  Coursework in computer programming or computer technology from a non-degree granting computer training institution may be accepted based upon credit hour equivalence. 


Computer Systems Analyst for Suffolk County Executive's Budget Office

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements to be considered:

Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor's Degree, and two (2) years of experience in analysis and/or design of computer based information systems utilized for budgetary review and preparation.

An employee in this position develops various systems which utilize a computer for budgetary and fiscal planning.  Duties of the position:

Converts manual budgetary and financial planning systems to computerized and modeling systems;

Develops systems to project debt service and expenditures for all capital programs;

Studies and evaluates budgetary procedures for the purpose of determining the feasibility of adapting them to computerized system;

Develops computerized systems to prepare revenue and financial reports;

Reviews requests for changes in departmental allotments and fund transfers with the aid of a computer;

Develops systems to make projections of expenditure and revenue trends;

Updates and designs budgetary and financial systems to make them more efficient and effective

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Suffolk County Department of Information Technology is seeking the following positions:

Candidates must meet the minimum requirements to be considered for these positions

All of the qualifying technical experience for the Senior Systems Analyst and Systems Analyst must have been gained within the last ten (10) years.

Systems Analyst – 2 positions:

  • 1 to Support Enterprise Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) Software Program
  • 1 to Support Customized Application Development Program

Minimum Requirements:

Either:

  1. Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems or a related field and two (2) years of experience in analysis and design of computer based information systems; or,
  2. Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with an Associate's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems or a related field and four (4) years of experience in analysis and design of computer based information systems; or,
  3. An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of a) and b).

Senior Systems Analyst – 3 positions

  • 1 to Support Financial Management Systems Program
  • 1 to Support Payroll and Personnel Related Systems Program
  • 1 to Support Enterprise Application Environment

Minimum Requirements:

Either:

  1. Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems or a related field and four (4) years of experience in analysis and design of computer based information systems; or,
  2. Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with an Associate's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems or a related field and six (6) years of experience in analysis and design of computer based information systems; or,
  3. An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of a) and b).

Geographic Information Systems Technician III to Support Enterprise GIS Program

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor’s degree in geography, planning, cartography, the natural or environmental sciences, or a related field plus (2) years of experience in computer-aided drafting, computer-aided design, computer-aided map drafting, or with a Geographic Information System.

NOTE: Additional experience in computer-aided drafting, computer-aided design, computer-aided map drafting, or with a Geographic Information System may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of four (4) years. Candidates must have graduated from a standard high school or possess a high school equivalency diploma.

Business Intelligence Systems Developer to support BI and Data Analytics Program is responsible for full life cycle development, implementation, production support and performance tuning of the enterprise business intelligence environment. The County has standardized on the Sisense Business Intelligence technology platform to support our business intelligence and data analytics needs.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduation with a Bachelor's Degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, business or public administration or a related field from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State, plus two (2) years of experience utilizing Business Intelligence and/or data warehouse technology to manipulate data and to design and create databases and associated reports. SPECIAL NOTE: Because of the rapid evolution of technology in this field, qualifying experience must have been gained within the last five (5) years.

Suffolk County Department of Economic Development and Planning is seeking an

ASSISTANT AIRPORT MANAGER in Westhampton Beach, NY

Under general supervision, an employee in this class is responsible for assisting in planning and supervising the overall activities of Suffolk County’s Gabreski Airport. The incumbent will assist the Airport Manager in establishing policies and procedures necessary to operate within applicable laws, rules and regulations.

The minimum requirements for this position are:

  • Graduation from a New York State or Regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Aviation Management, Communications or Public Administration, and four (4) years experience in airport administration or airport operations.

NOTE: Experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.

Salary commensurate with experience

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

Suffolk County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Suffolk County Residency Required


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Data Control Supervisor                                    William Floyd School District

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

1. Working knowledge of current reporting requirements for New York State
2. Transfer of data to the repository on a weekly basis
3. Data Verification & Intimate knowledge of Office Applications

Minimum Requirements:
•    Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by New York State with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field, or,
•    Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by New York State with an Associate's Degree, and two (2) years of experience in a data processing environment which has included diagnosing, tracking and resolving end-user problems and/or controlling the flow and sequence of work; or,
•    Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and four (4) years of experience in a data processing environment which has included diagnosing, tracking and resolving end-user problems and/or controlling the flow and sequence of work; or,
•    An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of the above requirements

This is a Civil Service Provisional position. Candidate must meet the minimum Civil Service qualifications and be reachable on the Civil Service list once the test is offered. Candidate must take, pass and be reachable on list to continue in a permanent position.

ANNUAL SALARY:  $50,000

PLEASE SEND LETTER OF INTEREST AND RESUME TO:  

 wfjobposting@wfsd.k12.ny.us & apeterson@wfsd.k12.ny.us

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Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office is seeking:

  • Chief Detective Investigator
  • Deputy Chief Detective Investigator
  • Division Chief

The Chief Detective Investigator is responsible for directing and coordinating the activities of the investigative staff for the District Attorney's Office. The duties involve developing operating procedures for investigative methods and supervising the activities of investigators engaged in investigations. The incumbent directs the training of investigative personnel. Supervision is received from the District Attorney or the Chief Assistant District Attorney through conferences.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Ten years of diverse investigation experience in a local law enforcement agency and five additional years of experience working as a federal law enforcement investigator.” 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. The successful candidate will be responsible for directing and coordinating the activities of the investigative staff for the District Attorney's Office. The duties involve developing operating procedures for investigative methods and supervising the activities of investigators engaged in investigations.

The Deputy Chief Detective Investigator assists in the supervision of continuing investigations and otherwise coordinates activities of the District Attorney's investigative staff. Responsibility is included for directing and conducting particularly sensitive investigations and for conducting internal investigations as required. The work is performed under the general direction of the Chief Detective Investigator or District Attorney and is reviewed through conferences and submission of required reports

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma recognized by the New York State Department of Education and an aggregate minimum of eight (8) years of experience as a detective or plainclothes investigator while employed as a police officer by a state, county, city, town or village police department within New York State. At least four years of this experience must have been in a supervisory capacity with responsibility for the investigation of syndicated, organized criminal activity in more than one of the following: arson; homicide; larceny by extortion; gambling; narcotics; prostitution; usury.

The Division Chief position requires an individual with unimpeachable integrity and significant prosecution and managerial experience to serve as a Division Chief overseeing the newly created Special Affairs Division.

Inclusive of this position, there are three Divisions -- the Trial Division, Investigations Division, and the Special Affairs Division -- each of which is overseen by a Division Chief. The Division Chiefs report to the Chief Assistant who in turn reports to the District Attorney, all of whom comprise the Executive Office, along with the Chief of Staff and Chief Investigator.

The Special Affairs Division Chief will oversee the newly created Conviction Integrity Bureau, the Public Integrity Bureau, and the Appeals and Training Bureau. Each Bureau is overseen by a Bureau Chief who will report to the Division Chief.

Candidates must possess a New York State License to practice law before the Bar of the State of New York.

All Applicants will be subject to a rigorous vetting and records verification process.

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

Excellent Salary and Benefit Package

Suffolk County is an equal opportunity employer


Suffolk County, New York is seeking candidates for the position of

Assistant Deputy County Executive.

Qualified candidates will possess comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, techniques and financial management systems of government finance and budgeting; thorough knowledge of statistical concepts and methods; thorough knowledge of recent developments in performance management; good knowledge of use of key performance indicators to analyze data to identify opportunities to improve operating efficiencies; ability to prepare and submit official statements and financial reports; ability to conduct rating agency presentations and to interpret statistical tabulations and prepare statistical reports; and the ability to supervise the implementation of systems conversion.

Minimum Requirements:

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 8 years of budget or finance experience, at least 5 years of which must be in government budgeting or finance and must have included significant experience preparing Official Statements and making presentations to rating agencies and investors.

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

Excellent Salary and Benefit Package


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. Experi­ence 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.


Suffolk County Health Department seeks Psychologists, 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.


THE SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES IS LOOKING FOR QUALIFIED REGISTERED NURSES TO WORK IN A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY ENVIRONMENT. WE ARE SEEKING FULL TIME RN POSITIONS FOR ALL SHIFTS WITH AN EMPHASIS ON CANDIDATES WHO ARE INTERESTED WORKING THE OVERNIGHT (11PM-7AM) SHIFT.

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL HOLD A CURRENT VALID NYS REGISTERED NURSE LICENSE AS WELL AS A VALID CPR CARD. WE ARE INTERESTED IN RESPONSIBLE REGISTERED NURSES WHO POSSESS STRONG ASSESSMENT SKILLS AND WHO WORK WITHIN THE NY STATE BOARD OF NURSING PRACTICE.

THE SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES OFFERS A COMPETITIVE SALARY AND BENEFIT PACKAGE WHICH INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO MEDICAL, DENTAL, VISION AND NYS RETIREMENT SYSTEM. ADDITIONALLY, THERE IS AN EVENING SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL.

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.

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.

Excellent Salary and Benefits Package.

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


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:

  1. 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,
  2. Five (5) years of experience in the maintenance, repair and installation of two-way communications systems, including general electrical and electro-mechanical equipment or,
  3. 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 Probation Department: Director of Probation

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Graduation from a New York State or Regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree and twelve years of professional experience in a probation agency, which must include six years in a managerial capacity; or,
  2. 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.


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.


Suffolk County Police Department: Deputy Police Commissioner

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, at least 8 years of supervisory experience, specialized expertise in investigations into complex gang operations and counter terrorism, and sensitive, confidential internal investigations. 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