Oneonta Municipal Civil Service Commission
258 Main Street
Oneonta, NY 13820
Telephone (607) 432-0670
Fax (607) 432-1706
The City of Oneonta is an equal opportunity employer. The New York State Human Rights Law (Article 15) prohibits discrimination in employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military/veteran status, sex, marital status, disability, religion, pregnancy and related conditions, familial status, criminal or arrest history, predisposing genetic characteristics, or domestic violence victim status.
Our offices are open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday - Friday (except holidays).
Katie Böttger, Personnel Director
David Coury, Personnel Assistant
The Personnel Department is responsible for human resources and civil service administration.
The office is in charge of personnel recruitment, benefit administration, and providing assistance with labor relations.
The City of Oneonta recognizes employees for exemplary service to the community. Nominations for recognition can be submitted by city staff, elected officials, or the public at-large. Nominations can acknowledge services rendered by a City of Oneonta employee that demonstrate an exemplary level of dedication, helpfulness, or kindness. To nominate an employee, please submit the below form to the Personnel Department.
Civil Service Commission
Under the authority of the Oneonta Municipal Civil Service Commission, the personnel office is also responsible for Civil Service administration for the City of Oneonta, the Oneonta City School District, Huntington Memorial Library, and the Oneonta Housing Authority.
The Oneonta Municipal Civil Service Commission consists of three commissioners appointed by the mayor to serve six year terms. The Commissioners are:
Keith Bott (Chair), Elizabeth Burns, and Russ Southard
Meetings are held the fourth Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m. in the Common Council Chamber at City Hall unless otherwise announced by the Office of the City Clerk.
To apply for any job opportunity or civil service exam listed below, please download, complete, and submit the following application:
STATE OF EMERGENCY APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
City Hall remains closed due to the COVID-19 state of emergency. Job seekers may apply for vacancies as follows:
- Download, complete and save the fill-able application form and return the application via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates will be required to sign the declaration section of the application at a later date.
- Download, print, complete and sign the fill-able application form and return it via mail to the address above.
- Call (607) 432-0670 and request a blank application form be mailed to you. Complete and sign the form and return it via mail to the address above.
Please call or email with any questions. Calls will likely go to voicemail since staff may be working remotely. Please leave a message and you will receive a return call the same or next business day.
Employment Opportunities With the City of Oneonta:
Civil Service Exam Announcements:
Police Chief: Exam Announcement
Police Officer Recruiting:
Civil Service Forms:
Civil Service Resources:
City of Oneonta Employee Resources:
Discriminatory and Sexual Harassment Prevention Program
Workplace Violence Policy
Workplace Violence Prevention Program
Workplace Violence Incident Report
NYS Retirement System website
NYS Deferred Compensation website