Civil Service

New York State Civil Service Mural


Current Civil Service Exams and Information

Seasonal Employment 

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Email Notification Announcement

Applications are accepted from January 1st thru December 31st of each year for non-competitive positions that may come up within the City during that calendar year.

Application  PDF form

Seasonal Application

MANDATORY AUTHORIZATION CONSENT FORM to be filed with all applications

 Police Agility Requirements

Firefighter Agility

Exam Fee Waiver Application For unemployed Head of Households

Any exam given in multiple locations  on the same day can be cross-filed per NYS civil service: Click for Cross-File Form. Must be submitted with  Examination Application.

If you cannot take the exam on the  date scheduled, you may be able to schedule an alternate test date.  Click  the following to see if you are eligible for another date: Civil Service Alternate Test Date Policy.

Applications for examinations should  only be filled out and provided to the Civil Service Commission Office when  there are exams announced and the last date for the filing of applications has  not passed. Exam fees must be included with the application unless filing for an exam fee waiver as an unemployed head of household. (Waiver form must be submitted with application).

 * Notice to candidates who took the  December 2, 2017 Police Officer Examination: It is the responsibility of the  candidate to provide a college transcript to the Commission office verifying  that they have met the minimum requirements before they can be certified for  appointment.  Contact the office regarding  transcripts at 695-8626  or e-mail: civilservice@tonawandacity.com

 * Notice to candidates who took the  March 19, 2016 Firefighter Examination: It is the responsibility of the  candidate to provide a copy of their New York State basic Emergency Medical  Technician (EMT) certificate to the Commission office verifying that they have  met the minimum requirements before they can be certified for appointment. Contact the office regarding certificates at 695-8626  or e-mail: civilservice@tonawandacity.com

 Please call Civil Service Department  at 695-8626 for more information.
 
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