Personnel Department

City Hall

258 Main Street
Oneonta, NY 13820
Telephone (607) 432-0670
Fax (607) 432-1706

Our offices are open from 8am until 4pm 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 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

Police applications must be accompanied by a "Statement of Understanding"

Employment Opportunities With the City of Oneonta:

Buildings and Grounds Maintenance Worker (Full-time): Duty Statement - Advertisement

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

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

Director of Finance (Provisional): Job posting

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

Summer Help (Seasonal): Advertisement

Water Distribution Maintenance Mechanic (Part-time): Duty Statement - Advertisement

Civil Service Exam Announcements:

Library Clerk: Exam Announcement

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator/Operator Trainee: Exam Announcement

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:

Police Officer - Fitness Requirements

Firefighter Fitness Requirements are evaluated post-appointment as part of the appointee's participation in a certified fire academy program.

Civil Service Forms:

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

Miscellaneous Information
General Guide to Written Tests - NYS Department of Civil Service Publication

City of Oneonta Personnel Policies:

Sexual Harassment Policy