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 Form

ALL applications must include a signed Employment Application Form. The form is available by clicking here.

Job Postings:

Summer Positions: Highway Laborer

Job duties could include any or all of the following, or more:

Operating a variety of small engine equipment and hand tools

Perform general highway and other maintenance duties, including but not limited to:

o Paving operations
o traffic control
o mason work
o shoveling/general excavating/hand work
o cutting brush/grass
o highway sign installation and repair
o General equipment maintenance

Willingly perform any task assigned by management

Qualified applicants will:

Be dependable and committed to working every week from June 5th through August 11th

Be able to work in heat and other weather conditions

Work harder than the person next to them

Have a positive attitude and work well as a team

Have a valid clean New York State driver’s license

This is a 10-hour day, Monday through Thursday, 6:00 am to 4:00 pm (July 4th week will work Monday – Friday 6:00 am to 2:00 pm)  Rate of pay is $12 per hour.

If you meet the qualifications and are interested in being a part of our team, please complete an employment application and submit it to


Deputy Receiver of Taxes

Submit your resume and completed employment application to

This is a part-time position, with the need to work additional hours during busy season.

It is the duty of the Deputy Receiver of Taxes to act in the absence of the Town of Cicero Receiver of Taxes. When not acting in this capacity, the Deputy assists the Receiver in carrying out the office duties as stipulated in Town Law. Work assignments may be received verbally, in writing, and/or electronically, from the Receiver of Taxes. Performance is checked by audit of tax records and books, and compliments and complaints received from the general public.

Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

1) Respond promptly, with professionalism and warmth, to all inquiries from residents and others. This includes, but is not limited to:

a. Incorrect tax payments
b. Late tax payments
c. Miscellaneous inquiries about taxes and properties located in the Town of Cicero.
d. Ensure issues are resolved; consulting with others when necessary

2) Collect and record taxes levied for the town, county, village and school district, including but not limited to:

a. issuance of a receipt
b. entry of transactions into accounts receivable
c. balancing cash at the close of the days’ business
d. making deposit of on-hand cash

3) Ensure the amount of taxes paid is accurately and promptly entered into the tax ledger.

4) Assist in computing and extending tax rates for special districts in time for the beginning of calendar year.

5). issue tax bills

6) Upon receipt of tax bills, pull tax bills and send to mortgage institutions to encumber escrow payments.

7) Ensure that tax bills and assessment on tax rolls are properly addressed to the owner of record.

8) Assist senior citizens and Veterans in filing for special exemption on taxes. This involves asking the taxpayer the proper questions in order to gather data to ensure the taxpayer qualifies under one of these classes.

9) For County, Town, Village, and special district taxes:

a. collect and record mailed taxes
b. balance daily receipt sheets and cash drawer
c. correct and verify deposit amounts, including making out deposit slips

10) Balance tax books, record unpaid tax bills for return to the County Commissioner of Finance; post the dates taxes were paid in books.

11) Perform other duties as needed to accomplish responsibilities, or as requested by the Receiver of Taxes.

Education, Experience, and other Requirements

Must have one of the following:

Graduation from a two (2) year college or business institute with a degree in Business Administration or Accounting, plus two (2) years of work experience that required responsibility for, and maintenance of a set of books; or
Four (4) years of work experience that required responsibility for maintaining a set of books including a general ledger; or
An equivalent combination of training, education, and/or experience equivalent to the above requirements.

Must be a Town of Cicero resident.
Must be bondable.
Must be flexible to work additional hours during tax season (up to 40 hours a week).
Notary public preferred.

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

Above average communications and interpersonal skills.
Thorough knowledge of bookkeeping principles and practices. Ability to apply bookkeeping principles to the setting up and maintenance of accounting records.
Thorough knowledge of procedures used in setting up and balancing of ledgers and accounts.
General knowledge of office procedures and practices.
Ability to operate a variety of office equipment, including computers and associated software such as Microsoft Office programs.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

.Job related Physical Abilities needed in order to perform the job in a satisfactory manner

Required to sit for long periods of time, and be physically flexible to proceed to the counter when serving the public. Prolonged use of a monitor.

Submit your resume and completed employment application to

Day Camp and Extended Day Camp Staff

The Town of Cicero Youth Bureau Parks & Recreation Department is hiring Day Camp & Extended Day Camp staff for summer 2017 employment.

Positions available are: Day Camp & Extended Day Camp Recreation Attendant

Candidates must have the ability to work hours of position hired.

June 26-August 4: Monday – Friday

Day Camp: 8am-2:15pm

Extended Day Camp: 1:30pm-6:00pm


The Ideal candidate will have:

  • Ability to conduct activities.  Ability to read and write in English.  Ability to keep simple records, such as lists and logs.  Ability to comprehend, remember and follow instructions.  Ability to give and enforce simple instructions.  Ability to perform light manual labor.  Ability to get along well with others.  Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position which can include endurance to work outside and on your feet for your entire work shift; ability to push, pull, lift and carry up to 40 pounds; navigate the entire location where assigned; ability to respond and move quickly in the event of an emergency situation. 
  • Requirements:

Must be 18 years of age.

To apply & review job descriptions/requirements please visit:

For more information please contact:

Peter Bardou
Recreation Supervisor
Town of Cicero Youth Bureau Parks & Recreation

Lifeguard, Assistant Swim Facility Manager, Swim Facility Manager

The Town of Cicero Youth Bureau Parks & Recreation Department is hiring waterfront staff for the 2017 beach season at William Park.

Positions available are: Lifeguard, Assistant Swim Facility Manager, & Swim Facility Manager.

The season begins in mid-June and will close mid-August. Candidates must have the ability to work flexible shifts (10am-7pm) throughout the summer, though we’re willing to make exceptions for school-related obligations. The Ideal candidate will have excellent skills in the water and reliable transportation. $12-$15.50/hr. (depending on position) Average 32 hours per week. Prior experience not required for lifeguard positions. Management positions require prior experience.


Possession of a current Lifeguard Training Certificate from the American Red Cross or equivalent certificate from the YMCA or other certifying agency through 2017 beach season, with Waterfront Lifeguard Certificate with First Aid.

Possession of a current CPR for Professional Rescuer Certificate from the American Red Cross or other equivalent certifying agency on the basis of standards approved by the New York State Commissioner of Health valid through 2017 beach season.

Ability to pass pre-employment practical skills water test

Current Vaccination Record showing Hep-B

 To apply & review job descriptions/requirements please visit:

 For more information please contact:

Peter Bardou
Recreation Supervisor
Town of Cicero Youth Bureau Parks & Recreation


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