The majority of positions in the town are of Civil Service classification and the Town is required to hire from Civil Service listing. However, on occasion, the Civil Service listing cannot provide employees and at that time, appointments are made provisionally until a test can be given.

Application Forms and Résumés

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Job Postings:

Assessment Clerk – Part-Time

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This is a part-time position, Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm. The incumbent in this position is responsible for assisting the Assessor’s office with a variety of duties including customer service contact with the public via phone, in-person, or email; and general office work including records maintenance for the purpose of ensuring real property assessment and/or tax records are maintained in a current and accurate manner.

1. Provide excellent customer service to residents ensuring their questions regarding real property tax and/or the assessment process are answered promptly and accurately.
     a. Maintain a level of knowledge of the assessment process sufficient to answer questions.
2. Access the property records to extract the information needed to complete the property transfer forms. This could include: name, residence, tract, lot number, address, and assessed value.
     a. Ensure this is presented to the Assessor so they can facilitate the actual transfer on the tax rolls.
3. Tabulate assessment data, compile lists, and prepare reports for the Assessor.
4. Maintain the currency of tax maps received from Onondaga County’s property tax division. Check assessment changes; prepare notices of increased assessments, and assist in mailing to property owners.
     a. Assist in scheduling appointments with the property owner and Assessor.
5. Enter and delete veterans’ and senior citizens’ exemptions in tax and/or assessment rolls against real property, and compute the value and number of parcels in special districts.
6. Perform other duties as assigned to support the Assessor’s office.

Education and Experience

Minimum of 1-year clerical experience working in an office.

Six months of full time experience (or equivalent part-time experience) in abstracting tax and/or working with assessment records, examining titles to real property, or maintaining real property records would be a plus.

 Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities needed to effectively perform in this position

  •  Ability to give excellent customer service and interact with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Expertise with keeping records, manually and electronically.
  • Working knowledge of statutory practices pertaining to real property taxes and assessment inclusive of exemptions.
  • Working knowledge of basic arithmetic computations such as square feet, percentages, etc.
  • Computer skills to include use of Microsoft Word and Excel, and learning and using a variety of software packages.

 Job Related Physical Abilities needed

Ability to sit for extended periods of time, up to 4 hours. Dexterity sufficient to operate a variety of office equipment. Ability to see and read instructions and speak on the phone and in person.

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Park Laborer

This is a full-time position, with the need to work an occasional evening, and some weekends as needed.

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Application/resume deadline October 17, 2017.

1. Perform groundskeeping involving mowing, weed eating, trim bushes, rake leaves, police park areas and remove debris and litter.
2. Perform routine custodial duties at various park facilities and recreation centers, sweep, mop, and clean and restock restrooms.
3. Assist in the maintenance and repair of athletic fields; rake and drag infield surfaces with both hand tools or tractor; fill low spots; repair and build pitcher mounds and home plate, and line fields.
4. Participate in tree cutting, trimming and removal; operate hand and power saws.
5. General repairs to damaged picnic tables; measure and cut lumber to build or replace picnic tables, barricades; seals and paints new lumber.
6. Operate various types of light motor equipment and motor vehicles in and outside of park property; operate pickups, stake rakes, 1 ton dump trucks; hauling trailers; obtain supplies and materials; transporting materials (topsoil, mulch, stone) for various park projects; snow removal; may perform minor maintenance on equipment such as changing oil, changing tires, and minor tune ups.
7. Perform maintenance repair work on park buildings and Town facilities; paint interior and exterior, replace defective wall sockets and light fixtures, unclog toilets and drains.
8. Assist patrons giving directions, answer questions and supply information about park facilities; some evening activities as programming dictates (special events, concerts).
9. Perform specialized duties particular to the park assignment; dock and public swim area installation/removal.
10. Perform other duties as needed, or directed by management.

 Education, Experience, and other Requirements

  • At least one (1) year documented experience in building and grounds maintenance, including landscaping, turf and plant maintenance.
  • Must be mechanically inclined.
  • Experience with small engine maintenance and repair, and knowledge of athletic field maintenance preferred.
  • Possession of a valid NYS Driver’s License.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Needed to Perform Effectively in this Position

  •  Working knowledge of the tools, materials, methods and practices common to buildings and ground maintenance and repair.
  • Skill in manipulation of a variety of hand and power tools, simple machinery and light motor equipment.
  • Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to deal courteously and tactfully with the public.

Job related Physical Abilities needed

  • Physical strength and agility sufficient to perform light and heavy manual labor often under adverse weather conditions. Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Prolonged physical activity including standing, sitting, bending, stooping, kneeling or any other physical activity necessary to perform a wide variety of skilled and semi-skilled manual tasks. 

ALL résumés submitted must include a completed Employment Application Form. The form is available by clicking here.  Submit your resume and completed employment application to

Application/resume deadline October 17, 2017.

Part-time Police Officer

Must be a DCJS Certified Police Officer at time of hiring
Have been employed as a police officer (fulltime or part time) for a minimum of 5 years
Must be able to work a minimum 800 hours per year
If needed must be able to work the following shifts;

  • 0600 – 1400 hours
  • 1400 – 2200 hours
  • 2200 – 0600 hours

Must be able to work weekends if assigned
Must be able to work holidays if assigned
All applicants may be required to submit to the following

  • Polygraph Exam
  • Psychological Exam
  • Medical Exam

The Cicero Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer
If interested send your resume to:
Chief Joseph Snell
Town of Cicero Police Department
8236 Brewerton Rd.
Cicero, New York 13039