Civil Service

Employment Information

The Town Civil Service Department is pleased to provide information about Town positions.

Current Openings

The following vacancies are open to the general public.

Typical work activities include but not limited to:

  • Attends court sessions with assigned Town Justice;
  • Organizes Justice’s files;
  • Maintains financial records for bail or bonds associated with Town Justice and related reports;
  • Receives calls for Justice and may act to adjust case schedule including adjournments;
  • Prepares orders for signature;
  • Contacts police, prosecutors, attorneys, probation department and correctional facilities when necessary;
  • Performs review and corrections on the Department of Motor Vehicle reports;
  • Enters updated files and dispositions into the Department of Criminal Justice Services and the Department of Motor Vehicles systems in compliance with their regulations;
  • Processes routine correspondence for Town Justice;
  • Types, files, and records various correspondence and records;
  • Assists with general office work as needed with the collection of payments and dissemination of information to the public;
  • Answers phone,

Typical work activities include but not limited to:

  • Directs traffic at crosswalks near school;
  • Assists children crossing street;
  • Slows down traffic in school zone;
  • Instructs younger children concerning proper place and precautions to be taken when crossing street.

Typical work activities include but not limited to:

  • Types/keyboards forms, form letters, transcripts, invoices, vouchers, records, payrolls, title searches, judgements, reports, index cards, time cards and similar materials;
  • Answers phones and responds to citizen's questions;
  • Addresses envelopes on a typewriter;
  • Types/keyboards and maintains various types of records;
  • Files correspondence, memoranda, reports and other materials;
  • Operates a computer or other simple office machines;
  • Indexes materials and performs simple record keeping tasks;
  • Makes entries on cards, or bills, or in ledger from original sources.

Typical work activities include but not limited to:

  • Types/keyboards forms, form letters, transcripts, invoices, vouchers, records, payrolls, title searches, judgements, reports, index cards, time cards and similar materials;
  • Answers phones and responds to citizen's questions;
  • Addresses envelopes on a typewriter;
  • Types/keyboards and maintains various types of records;
  • Files correspondence, memoranda, reports and other materials;
  • Operates a computer or other simple office machines;
  • Indexes materials and performs simple record keeping tasks;
  • Makes entries on cards, or bills, or in ledger from original sources.

Typical work activities include but not limited to:

  • Types/keyboards forms, form letters, transcripts, invoices, vouchers, records, payrolls, title searches, judgements, reports, index cards, time cards and similar materials;
  • Answers phones and responds to citizen's questions;
  • Addresses envelopes on a typewriter;
  • Types/keyboards and maintains various types of records;
  • Files correspondence, memoranda, reports and other materials;
  • Operates a computer or other simple office machines;
  • Indexes materials and performs simple record keeping tasks;
  • Makes entries on cards, or bills, or in ledger from original sources.
Summer / Seasonal Employment

The Civil Service department is currently accepting applications for Summer / Seasonal vacancies. To be considered, visit our office to submit an application or mail it in.

How to Apply for Employment

To submit an application for employment with the Town of Colonie, follow the steps below:

  • Obtain a Civil Service Application for Employment or Examination. Applications are also available at our office or online using our Application for Employment or Examination form.
  • Complete all sections of the application in detail, even if you elect to attach a resumé to your application form.
  • Review residency requirements as listed in each job announcement.
  • An original signature is required on all applications.
  • Submit your application with the appropriate filing fee in-person, by mail, or by online credit card payment.
    • If you submit your payment in-person or by mail, we only accept checks or money orders which must be made payable to the Town of Colonie Civil Service.
    • To submit your payment online, visit our Velocity Payments Online Portal. Note that if you use the online credit card payment, you will be responsible for the processing fee in addition to the exam fee.
  • Additional forms (i.e. Cross-Filing form, Veteran's Credit application, Change of Address form, etc.) are available at the Document Center.
Keep in mind:

If you are applying for a specific opening or civil service exam, ensure that your application and appropriate filing fee are received by our department no later than 4:30pm on the last filing date or postmarked by the United States Postal Service one day prior to the last filing date for an examination.

IMPORTANT:
All forms must be legible (printed neatly or typewritten).

Contact

Memorial Town Hall
Second Floor
534 New Loudon Road
Latham, NY 12110

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