Thank you for being interested in becoming a part of the team here in the Town of Cicero!

As a government employer in New York State, we must follow civil service rules when hiring for civil service positions, such as considering persons who have taken exams for the position. There are some non-civil service positions for which there are no exam requirements. Instructions on how to apply for our openings will appear in our job postings.

ALL résumés submitted must include a completed Employment Application Form. If you do not submit a completed employment application, you will not be considered an applicant. The form is available by clicking here. Unless otherwise instructed in the job posting, applications are to be submitted to [email protected]

Job Postings:

Part-Time Clerk - noon to 4 pm

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

This is specialized clerical work involving maintenance of real property assessment and/or tax records and other documents related to the assessment of real property. The work involves office work pertaining to records maintenance and public contact work pertaining to face-to-face and telephone contact with the public giving general information pertaining to the real property tax and assessment practices. The work is distinct from that of the clerk job family by virtue of its specialization in the real property tax and assessment process inclusive of assessment procedures, exemptions, and forms in addition to routine tasks involving clerical aptitude. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the assessor of the municipality assigned. An employee in this class does not exercise supervision. The work requires some typing skill but not a level high enough to require performance testing. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

  • From filing system property record cards extracts information regarding name, residence, tract, lot number, address, and assessed value, and provides this information with property transfer forms to the assessor who makes the actual transfer on the tax rolls.
  • Tabulates assessment data, compiles lists and prepares a variety of reports for the assessor.
  • Maintains the currency of tax maps received from the county’s real property tax division, checks assessment changes, and prepares notices of increased assessments.
  • Adds tax and/or assessment rolls to determine school valuation, enters and deletes veterans’ and senior citizens’ exemptions in tax and/or assessment rolls against real property, and computes the value and number of parcels in special districts.
  • Provides general information to taxpayers pertaining to real property tax and/or assessment process.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Working knowledge of principles and practices of record keeping.
  • 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.
  • Clerical aptitude.
  • Ability to operate adding machines and calculators, personal computers (PCs), and other office machines.
  • Ability to give information to the public and relate well with the public.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A. Six (6) months of work experience, or its part-time equivalent, in abstracting tax and/or assessment records, examining titles to real property, or maintaining real property records; or,
B. One (1) year of clerical work experience, or its part-time equivalent, which must have included public contact.

ALL résumés submitted must include a completed Employment Application Form. If you do not submit a completed employment application, you will not be considered an applicant. The form is available by clicking here. Unless otherwise instructed in the job posting, applications are to be submitted to [email protected]

Motor Equipment Operator


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

The work involves responsibility for the safe and efficient operation and care of moderately complex motor equipment in towns and villages. Employees in this class are responsible for the routine maintenance of their vehicles and when not driving, do light-to-heavy physical labor. Work is performed under close supervision except for the more routine repetitive assignments. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

  • Operates a dump truck, loader, backhoe, flatbed truck and plow wing in connection with the removal of snow, street cleaning and the transportation of various types of materials, tools, equipment and supplies.
  • On assignment may operate a bulldozer, grader, power shovel, roller or other heavy automotive equipment.
  • Checks working condition of equipment, gives routine service and maintenance.
  • Loads and unloads trucks.
  • Performs a variety of manual labor tasks, such as cleaning culverts, shoveling snow, painting and road maintenance work.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Good knowledge of traffic laws and other regulations governing the use of motor equipment and of the hazards and safety precautions involved in its operation.
  • Good knowledge of the operation and maintenance of dump trucks, flatbed trucks, backhoe and various other types of motor equipment and related attachments.
  • Skill in the operation of moderately complex construction and transportation equipment.
  • Ability to perform routine equipment maintenance, make emergency repairs and assist in general and mechanical repair of the equipment when necessary.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Six (6) months of work experience, or its part-time equivalent, in the operation of motor equipment used in construction, repair and maintenance of public works, building construction or in the operation of large trucks (other than delivery vans) or tractor trailers.

Note: Possession of a valid Class A or Class B Commercial driver’s license (CDL) issued by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles may be substituted for the six (6) months of work experience defined above.

SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENT

When operating a motor vehicle, possession of a valid New York State Non-CDL or CDL with appropriate endorsements for the class of vehicle being operated.

ALL résumés submitted must include a completed Employment Application Form. If you do not submit a completed employment application, you will not be considered an applicant. The form is available by clicking here. Unless otherwise instructed in the job posting, applications are to be submitted to [email protected]

Town Engineer

Distinguishing Features of the Class

The work involves responsibility for performing professional civil engineering work in the planning, coordinating, organizing, directing, and/or advising on various kinds of engineering projects in a town or village. An employee in this class applies professional engineering skills and knowledge in connection with the design, construction, maintenance, and inspection of public works projects. The work is performed with considerable independence and initiative under the general direction of either a Town or Village Board or other designated administrative official. Does related work as required.

Typical Work Activities

Inspects all engineering projects that are being evaluated for approval by a Town, Village, or Planning Board; attends meetings of these boards and advises, informs, counsels, advocates, recommends, or otherwise provides detailed specialized engineering review of the impact, problems, pros and cons attributed to the project pursuant to the findings and evaluation of said engineering review.

Inspects approved construction, ongoing or completed construction projects to verify and ensure that recognized engineering precepts are followed, that engineering and construction integrity and standards are maintained and that town or village standards have been adhered to by the contractor, builder, et al.

Prepares detailed written reports as to the progress, progression, problems, and difficulties of engineering projects.

Acts as resident engineer for town or village on small construction projects, or assumes responsibility for a portion of large construction projects.

Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Characteristics

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and instruments used in the engineering field.
  •  Good knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering.
  •  Good knowledge of engineering specifications and estimates.
  •  Good knowledge of drafting and surveying, including computations.
  •  Good knowledge of the methods and materials of public works construction.
  •  Skill in the application of engineering knowledge to proposed projects or those in process.
  •  Ability to read and interpret engineering specifications and complex construction plans.
  • Ability to perform technical engineering computations, to make estimates and tests, and to compile engineering data and statistics.
  •  Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.


Minimum Qualifications

A. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a baccalaureate degree in engineering and four (4) years of professional level work experience, or its part-time equivalent, in civil engineering or a closely related engineering field; or

B. Eight (8) years of experience, or its part- time equivalent in civil engineering, at least four (4) years of which must have been in a professional level capacity in civil engineering or a closely related engineering field; or

C. An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) or (B).

Special Necessary Requirements

Possession of a license to practice professional engineering in New York State at time of appointment.

ALL résumés submitted must include a completed Employment Application Form. If you do not submit a completed employment application, you will not be considered an applicant. The form is available by clicking here. Unless otherwise instructed in the job posting, applications are to be submitted to [email protected]

Wingers

The Highway Department has a need to add to their call-in list for Wingers. We would appreciate it if you could spread the word to your dependable friends and family.  

Here are the particulars: 

Wingers ride with a snow plow driver to be an extra set of eyes and help operate the wings (blades).

­ Wingers do not drive the trucks.

Wingers must have the physical ability to climb into the truck, sit for long periods of time, have good eye site, and live within a 30-minute commute of the Highway Department.

We are hiring for an on-call list. This means, if hired, you will be put on a list to potentially be called. We cannot guarantee a specific number of hours; we can’t even guarantee that you will work this upcoming season at all. We can guarantee you will be able to experience winter from a different perspective!

­ “On-call” means that you could get called at 2:00 am to report immediately. You could work a few hours, or all day; Mother Nature dictates that. Or you could get called at another time.

This is a temporary seasonal position. Rate of pay is $18 per hour.

Wingers need to have their own safety shoes, and need to wear them on the job.

ALL résumés submitted must include a completed Employment Application Form. If you do not submit a completed employment application, you will not be considered an applicant. The form is available by clicking here. Unless otherwise instructed in the job posting, applications are to be submitted to [email protected]

Part-time Police Officer

Qualifications:
Must be a DCJS Certified Police Officer at time of hiring
Have been employed as a police officer (full time 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 Steve Rotunno
Town of Cicero Police Department
8236 Brewerton Rd.
Cicero, New York 13039