Civil Service

This department is responsible for administering New York State Civil Service Law for employees of the City of Newburgh, the Newburgh Enlarged City School District and the Newburgh Housing Authority from the application through the appointment process for all positions in the classified service.  In addition, it serves as the Personnel Office for the City of Newburgh and is responsible for employee recruitment, Workers’ Compensation, Employee Assistance Program, organizing employee training as well as various additional personnel functions.

Civil Service Exam and Vacancy Announcements Notifications

To be notified when new Civil Service Exams or job vacancy announcements are posted, visit the City's E-Alerts page.  Enter your email address, click the box next to Civil Service in the News and Announcements section, and click Subscibe Me.  All future announcements will be sent directly to your inbox.  You can opt out at any time (see instructions on the E-Alerts on how to unsubscribe)

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Michelle Mills Civil Service Administrator (845) 569-7340
Thomas Murphy Chairman
Vera Best Commissioner
John C. Powell Commissioner