Personnel Department

City Hall

258 Main Street
Oneonta, NY 13820
Telephone (607) 432-0670
Fax (607) 432-1706
personnel@oneonta.ny.us

Our offices are open from 8am until 4pm Monday - Friday (except holidays).

Katie Böttger, Personnel Director
David Coury, Administrative Specialist

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 Civil Service Commission is responsible for administering the Civil Service Law for the City of Oneonta, the Oneonta City School District, Huntington Memorial Library, and the Oneonta Housing Authority.

The City of Oneonta is an equal opportunity employer of all individuals, regardless of race, religion, age, color, gender, national origin, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation.

To apply for any job opportunity or civil service exam listed below, please download, complete, and submit the following application:

Application for Examination or Employment

Employment Opportunities With the City of Oneonta:

Bus Driver (Part-time): Duty Statement - Advertisement

Clerk (Part-time):  Duty Statement - Advertisement

Firefighter (Part-time): Duty Statement - Firefighter Residency Requirements

Plumbing Inspector (Part-time):  Duty Statement - Advertisement

Transportation Director (Provisional):  Duty Statement - Advertisement

Civil Service Exam Announcements:

None at this time.

Employee Recognition:

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.

City of Oneonta Employee of the Quarter Nomination Form

Fitness Requirements:

Firefighter - Fitness Requirements
Police Officer - Fitness Requirements

Civil Service Forms:

Application for Veterans' Credits
Disabled Veterans' Record Authorization
Non-Disabled Veterans' Verification Authorization
Cross Filing Form
Fee Waiver Form

Miscellaneous Information
How to Take a Written Exam - NYS Department of Civil Service Publication