Civil Service

Examination Deputy Fire Chief Promotional Exam#70-267

E X A M I N A T I O N

DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF

PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATION #70-267 

DATE OF EXAMINATION:    Saturday, January 9, 2016 @ 8:30 a.m.

PLACE OF EXAMINATION:  CIVIL SERVICE OFFICE – ROOM 103 – CITY HALL

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE:    December 10, 2015 @ 3:00pm

SALARY RANGE:          $133,854.00

Applications are available in the Mount Vernon Municipal Civil Service Commission Office Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM or send a self-addressed, legal-sized envelope to the Civil Service Commission, Room 103 City Hall, One Roosevelt Square, Mount Vernon, NY 10550. Applicants may also obtain applications from the City of Mount Vernon’s website at www.cmvny.com. All applications must be returned to the Civil Service Commission Office on or before the application deadline date, DECEMBER 10, 2105 at 3:00pm. 

Applications received via mail will not be accepted if postmarked after the closing date deadline of December 10, 2015.

APPLICATION FEE INFORMATION: A non-refundable fee of $25.00 is required for this promotional examination. A non-refundable fee of $75.00 for this promotional examination is required for non-residents. You fee must accompany your application. Only MONEY ORDERS WILL BE ACCEPTED and MUST BE MADE PAYABLE TO: THE CITY OF MOUNT VERNON. CASH AND CHECKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. If you are disqualified from or fail to appear for the examination, your fee will NOT be returned. 

REQUIREMENTS FOR TAKING THIS EXAMINATION: Candidates must have served in the Mount Vernon Fire Department on a permanent basis for one year as a Fire Captain immediately preceding the date of this examination.

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT: Candidates must have served in the Mount Vernon Fire Department on a permanent basis for a period of not less than 2 years as a Fire Captain.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURE OF THE CLASS: Assists the Chief of Operations in the supervision of the Fire Department; does related work as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: A good understanding of both common and special fire hazards that may be encountered. Familiarity with all of the property in which fires may be fought. An adequate knowledge of building construction to aid in fire firefighting operations, to permit recognition of dangerous situations and to facilitate cooperation with building authorities. A good understanding of fire fighting tactics and strategy and an ability to write and speak effectively. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

SUBJECTS OF EXAMINATION: The written test will cover knowledge, skills and/or abilities in the following areas:

1.   ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERIVSION;                    

  1. EDUCATING AND INTERACTING WITH THE PUBLIC;
  2. FIRE ADMINISTRATION JOB SIMULATION EXERCISE;
  3. FIRE EMERGENCY JOB SIMULATION EXERCISE;
  4. PREPARING WRITTEN MATERIAL.

EXPANDED SCOPE STATEMENT:

  1. ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISION – These questions test for knowledge of the principles and practices involved in directing the activities of a large subordinate staff, including supervisors.       Questions relate to the personal interactions between an upper lever supervisor and his/her subordinate supervisors in the accomplishment of objectives. These questions cover such areas as assigning work to and coordinating the activities of several units, establishing and guiding staff development programs, evaluating the performance of subordinate supervisors and maintaining relationships with other organizational sections.
  2. EDUCATING AND INTERACTING WITH THE PUBLIC – These questions test for knowledge of techniques used to interact effectively with individuals and/or community groups, to educate or inform them about topics of concern; to publicize or clarify agency programs or policies, to negotiate conflicts or resolve complaints, and to represent one’s agency or program in a manner in keeping with good public relations practices. Questions may also cover interacting with others in cooperative efforts of public outreach or service.
  3. FIRE ADMINISTRATION JOB SIMULATION EXERCISE – This job simulation exercise tests for the ability to develop and maintain fire department programs and activities.       The questions will be used on a simulated set of administrative issued that a Chief Officer may be asked to analyze and respond to in a working day. The questions cover such areas as organizational relationships, planning, staffing, managing resources, budgeting, public relations, rules and regulations, and political and social concerns impacting the fire service.
  4. FIRE EMERGENCY JOB SIMULATION EXERCISE – This job simulation exercise tests for the ability to manage an emergency incident. The emphasis is on command-level actions and decisions in handling the incident from start to finish. The questions will cover such areas as principles and tactics of firefighting, accountability at a fire scene, hazardous materials, cause investigation, emergency medical care, community relations and the incident command system, including interacting with other agencies and the media.
  5. PREPARING WRITTEN MATERIAL – These questions test for the ability to present information clearly and accurately, and to organize paragraphs logically and comprehensibly. For some questions, you will be given information in two or three sentences followed by four restatements of the information.   You must then choose the best version. For other questions, you will be given paragraphs with their sentences out of order. You must then choose, from four suggestions, the best order for the sentences.

A Guide for the Written Test for Fire Chief/Assistant Fire Chief is available at the New York State website:www.cs.ny.gov/testing/localtestguides.cf.

USE OF CALCULATORS ARE PROHIBITED FOR THIS EXAMINATION.

SENIORITY: One point will be given for each creditable five-year period to the date of the examination. Only months will be computed. Days will not be computed.

LESS THAN 1 YEAR………………………0 POINTS             OVER 16 YEARS AND UP TO 21 YEARS……4 POINTS

1 YEAR A UP TO 6 YEARS………….….1 POINT               OVER 21 YEARS AND UP TO 26 YEARS……5 POINTS

OVER 6 YEARS AND UP TO 11 YEARS.2 POINTS             OVER 26 YEARS AND UP TO 31 YEARS……6 POINTS

OVER 11 YEARS AND UP TO 16 YEARS.3 POINTS

RATING OF SENIORITY IS BASED ON THE LENGTH OF CONTINUOUS COMPETITIVE CLASS SERVICE IN THE MOUNT VERNON FIRE DEPARTMENT.

Candidates are required to attain a final average rating of 70% in order to have their names placed on the eligible list established as a result of this examination. This examination will be announced and will be rated in accordance with Section 23-2 of the Civil Service Law. The provisions of the New York State Civil Service Law, Rules and Regulations dealing with the rating of examinations will apply to this examination.

Any applicants wishing to claim veteran’s credits must do so at the time of filing his/her application. You must submit your form DD214 (discharge).

RELIGIOUS OBSERVERS AND DISABLED PERSONS: If special arrangements for testing are required, please indicate this on your application and submit on a separate sheet of paper and attach it to your application at time of submission. You will be notified of the alternate test date which will take place in City Hall.

ALTERNATE TEST DATE POLICY: Alternate test(s) date(s) may be arranged upon review of the circumstances according to the alternate Test Date Policy adopted April 14, 2008 by the Civil Service Commission. Under specific circumstances an alternate test date may be arranged. Your request with written documentation must be received in the Mt. Vernon Civil Service office no later than two (2) weeks preceding the examination. If an emergency prevents you from appearing for the examination, please notify the Civil Service office in writing no later than the Friday before the test date and provide verifiable documentation of the reason. A determination will be made as to if an alternate test date will be scheduled.

SPECIAL REQUEST FOR MAKE-UP EXAM DUE TO ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY: A make-up test will be available for this examination for persons who are in the active military. A person eligible for military make-up test does not have to wait until discharge to take the test. Applicant must submit to this office a copy of military orders or other official military document that substantiates active military service prior to the make-up test.

In conformance4 with Section 85-a of the Civil Service Law, children of firefighters and police offices killed in the line of duty shall be entitled to receive an additional ten points in a competitive examination for original appointment in the same municipality in which his/her parent has served. If you are qualified to participate in this examination, please inform this office of this matter when you submit your application. A candidate claiming such credit has a minimum of two months from the application deadline to provide the necessary documentation to verify credit eligibility.   However, no credit may be added after the eligible list has been established.

It is the responsibility of the candidate to notify the Civil Service Office of any change in name or address. No attempt will be made to locate candidates who have moved.

11/2/15           THE CITY OF MOUNT VERNON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Assistant Youth Services Aide – Deadline November 5, 2015

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E X A M I N A T I O N

ASSISTANT YOUTH SERVICES AIDE

OPEN-COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION #66-946

DATE OF EXAMINATION:       Saturday, December 5, 2015

 

PLACE OF EXAMINATION:    AB Davis Middle SchoolMount Vernon, New York

TIME:        8:30am

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE:   November 5, 2015 at 3:00pm –no exceptions

SALARY: $43,196.00 – $54,580.00

The eligible list established from this examination will be used to fill appropriate vacancies in the City of Mount Vernon Youth Bureau.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS: There are not residency requirements for this examination.                                        

REQUIREMENTS FOR TAKING THE EXAM: Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree; PLUS 5 years of full time paid experience in youth services.                      

DUTIES: Under supervision, implements various programs activities for youths. An incumbent of this class implements, coordinates and monitors day to day activities in various Youth Service programs. Working hours may include nights and weekends. May lead hourly paid staff, as assigned. . Does related work as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Skill in working with school aged youths; ability to implement youth service programs and activities; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to maintain records; ability to communicate effectively with troubled youths; initiative; honesty; resourcefulness; computer literate; good judgment; dependability; emotional maturity; integrity; ability to deal well with others; tact and courtesy and physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

SUBJECTS OF EXAMINATION: The written test will cover knowledge, skills and/or abilities in the following areas:

  1. Preparing written material;  
  2. Situations and problems in supervising and counseling delinquent and/or socially maladjusted youths;
  3. Working with youth.
  4. Preparing written material – These questions test for the ability to present information clearly and accurately and to organize paragraphs logically and comprehensibly. For some questions, you will be given information in two or three sentences followed by four restatements of the information. You must then choose the best version. For other questions, you will be given paragraphs   with their sentences out of order. You must then choose, from four suggestions, the best order for the sentences.
  5. Situations and problems in supervising and counseling delinquent and/or socially maladjusted youth – These questions test for knowledge of the principles and practices of supervising and counseling delinquent and socially maladjusted youth. Questions may cover such topics as interviewing, supervising, and guiding youths with social adjustment problems; crisis intervention; handling emergencies; and working with staff, agencies, and families in supervising and guiding socially maladjusted youth.
  6. Working with youth – These questions test for the knowledge and abilities needed to work with youth and their problems. Questions may cover such topics as normal and abnormal adolescent behavior and development, youth perspectives and points of view, environmental factors and effects, establishing rapport with youth, problems of alcohol and drug use/abuse, teenage pregnancy and delinquency.

The New York State Department of Civil Service has not prepared a test guide for this examination. However, candidates may find information in the publication “How to take a written test” helpful in preparing for this test. This publication is available on line at: www.cs.ny.gov/testing/localtestguides.cfm

Calculators are PERMITTED for this examination: DEVICES WITH TYPEWRITER KEYBOARDS, SPELL CHECKERS, PERSONAL DIGITAL ASSISTANTS, ADDRESS BOOKS, LANGUAGE TRANSISTORS, DICTIONARIES OR ANY SIMILAR DEVICES ARE PROHIBITED.

Candidates are required to attain a final average rating of 70 in order to be eligible to have their name placed on the eligible list established as a result of this examination. Life on the list will be stated at the time the list is established.

APPLICATION FEE: A $15.00 NON-REFUNDABLE FILING FEE IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EXAMINATION FOR MOUNT VERNON RESIDENTS AND A $25.00 NON-REFUNDABLE FILING FEE IS REQUIRED FOR NON-RESIDENTS. The applicable fee is required and must accompany your application. If your application is received without the required fee, it will be considered incomplete and you will not be admitted to the examination. Only MONEY ORDERS will be accepted for the applications fee. The money order should be made payable to the City of Mount Vernon and be sure to write the examination number on the money order. CASH OR CHECKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Because NO REFUND will be made, you are urged to compare your qualifications carefully with the requirements for admission.

FEE WAIVER INFORMATION: A waiver of the application fee will be allowed if you are unemployed and are primarily responsible for the support of a household. In addition, a waiver of the application fee will be allowed if you are determined eligible for Medicaid, receiving Supplemental Security Income payment, or Public Assistance. All claims for an application fee waiver are subject to verification. If you can verify eligibility for the application fee waiver, you must complete a “Request for Application Fee Waiver” form. This form is available in the Civil Service Office. You must submit the completed fee waiver form with your completed application.

Applications are available in the Mount Vernon Municipal Civil Service Commission Office Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM or send a self-addressed, legal-sized envelope to the Civil Service Commission, Room 103 – City Hall, One Roosevelt Square, Mount Vernon, NY 10550. Applicants may also obtain applications from the City of Mount Vernon’s website at www.cmvny.com. All applications must be returned to the Civil Service Commission Office on or before the application deadline date,                  

Applications received via mail will not be accepted if postmarked after the closing date deadline of November 5, 2015. 

SABBATH OBSERVERS AND DISABLED PERSONS: If special arrangements for testing are required, please indicate this on your application and submit on a separate sheet of paper and attach it to your application at time of submission. You will be notified of the alternate test date which will take place in City Hall.

ALTERNATE TEST DATE POLICY: Alternate test(s) date(s) may be arranged upon review of the circumstances according to the alternate Test Date Policy adopted April 14, 2008 by the Civil Service Commission. Under specific circumstances an alternate test date may be arranged. Your request with written documentation must be received in the Mt. Vernon Civil Service office no later than two (2) weeks preceding the examination. If an emergency prevents you from appearing for the examination, please notify the Civil Service office in writing no later than the Friday before the test date and provide verifiable documentation of the reason. A determination will be made as to if an alternate test date will be scheduled.

It is the responsibility of the candidate to notify the Civil Service Office of any change in name or address.

No attempt will be made to locate candidates who have moved.

                        THE CITY OF MOUNT VERNON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

9/30/15

 

Parking Meter Worker Exam O.C. – Nov 5 Deadline

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PARKING METER WORKER

OPEN-COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION #69-308

 

DATE OF EXAMINATION: Saturday, December 5, 2015

 

PLACE OF EXAMINATION: AB DAVIS MIDDLE SCHOOL, Mt. Vernon, NY @8:30 a.m.

 

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: November 5, 20155 @ 3:00pm

 

SALARY RANGE:          $48,743.43 – $68,269.80

This examination is being given for the purpose of establishing an eligible list to fill appropriate vacancies as they occur in the City of Mount Vernon.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must be a resident of the City of Mount Vernon for not less than one year prior to the examination date.

Applications are available in the Mount Vernon Municipal Civil Service Commission Office Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM or send a self-addressed, legal-sized envelope to the Civil Service Commission, Room 103 – City Hall, One Roosevelt Square, Mount Vernon, NY 10550. Applicants may also obtain applications from the City of Mount Vernon’s website at www.cmvny.com. All applications must be returned to the Civil Service Commission Office on or before the application deadline date, NOVEMBER 5, 2015 at 3:00pm.

Applications received via mail will not be accepted if postmarked after the closing date deadline of NOVEMBER 5, 2105.

APPLICATION FEE INFORMATION: A non-refundable fee of $15.00 is required for this examination. Only MONEY ORDERS WILL BE ACCEPTED and MUST BE MADE PAYABLE TO: THE CITY OF MOUNT VERNON. CASH AND CHECKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. If you are disqualified from or fail to appear for the examination, your fee will NOT be returned.

FEE WAIVER INFORMATION: A waiver of the application fee will be allowed if you are unemployed and are primarily responsible for the support of a household. In addition, a waiver of the application fee will be allowed if you are determined eligible for Medicaid, receiving Supplemental Security Income payments, or Public Assistance. All claims for an application fee waiver are subject to verification. If you can verify eligibility for the application fee waiver, you must complete a “Request for Application Fee Waiver” form. This form is available in the Civil Service Office. You must submit the completed fee waiver form with your completed application.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma recognized by the New York State Education Department; PLUS One year of experience in mechanical repairs.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT TO THIS POSITION:

  • Possession of a valid New York State Driver’s License
  • Eligibility for a Surety Bond
  • No felony convictions.                                                                                             

DISTINGUISHING FEATURE OF THE CLASS: Performs parking meter collections and repair work, under the direction of the 2nd Deputy Commissioner of the Planning Department. This work consists primarily of the collection of monies from the coin boxes, and the making of minor repairs to the meters and erection of posts. Does related duties of required.

SUBJECTS OF EXAMINATION: The written test will cover knowledge, skills and/or abilities in the following areas: ARITHMETIC COMPUTATIONS;

  1. OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF MECHANICAL DEVICES;
  2. USE AND IDENTIICATION OF TOOLS;                    
  3. OPERATION AND SEVICING OF PARKING METERS.

EXPANDED SCOPE STATEMENT:

  1. ARITHMETIC COMPUTATIONS – These questions test for the ability to perform basic mathematical operations and may involve solving problems involving computations in such areas as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals and percents.                                                                                                                                                                
  2. OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF MECHANICAL DEVICES – These questions test for knowledge of the general principles involved in the maintenance of mechanical devices and for the ability to understand the operation of various types of mechanical devices such as gears, pulleys, levers, valves and similar types of mechanical equipment.
  3. USE AND IDENTIFICATION OF TOOLS – These questions test for knowledge of the characteristics and appropriate uses of various types of hand tools and for the ability to properly identify diagrams of various tools.    
  4. OPERATION AND SERVICING OF PARKING METERS       These questions test for knowledge of the construction and operating characteristics of parking meters and the proper procedures used to service and repair these meters.

CALCULATORS ARE ALLOWED: Cell phones, beepers, smart phones or any other kind of communication devices will not be permitted in the building. Failure to comply will result in your removal from the building and may result in the disqualification of your examination.

The New York State Department of Civil Service has not prepared a test guide for this examination. However, candidates may find information in the publication “How to take a written test” helpful in preparing for this test. This publication is available on line at: www.cs.ny.gov/testing/localtestguides.cfm.

Candidates are required to attain a final average rating of 70% in order to have their names placed on the eligible list established as a result of this examination. This examination will be announced and will be rated in accordance with Section 23-2 of the Civil Service Law. The provisions of the New York State Civil Service Law, Rules and Regulations dealing with the rating of examinations will apply to this examination.

Any applicants wishing to claim veteran’s credits must do so at the time of filing his/her application. You must submit your form DD214 (discharge).

APPLYING FOR CIVIL SERVICE EXAMS IN MULTIPLE JURISDICTIONS WHEN EXAMS ARE SCHEDULED ON THE SAME DATE: If you have applied for any other Civil Service Exams for employment with NY State or any other local government jurisdiction, you must make arrangements to take all the exams at ONE test site. If you have applied for both STATE and LOCAL government exams, you must arrange to take all your exams at the STATE exam center by calling (518) 457-7022 no later than two (2) weeks before the test date.

SABBATH OBSERVERS AND DISABLED PERSONS: If special arrangements for testing are required, please indicate this on your application and submit on a separate sheet of paper and attach it to your application at time of submission. You will be notified of the alternate test date which will take place in City Hall.

ALTERNATE TEST DATE POLICY: Alternate test(s) date(s) may be arranged upon review of the circumstances according to the alternate Test Date Policy adopted April 14, 2008 by the Civil Service Commission. Under specific circumstances an alternate test date may be arranged. Your request with written documentation must be received in the Mt. Vernon Civil Service office no later than two (2) weeks preceding the examination. If an emergency prevents you from appearing for the examination, please notify the Civil Service office in writing no later than the Friday before the test date and provide verifiable documentation of the reason. A determination will be made as to if an alternate test date will be scheduled.

SPECIAL REQUEST FOR MAKE-UP EXAM DUE TO ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY: A make-up test will be available for this examination for persons who are in the active military. A person eligible for military make-up test does not have to wait until discharge to take the test. Applicant must submit to this office a copy of military orders or other official military document that substantiates active military service prior to the make-up test.

In conformance4 with Section 85-a of the Civil Service Law, children of firefighters and police offices killed in the line of duty shall be entitled to receive an additional ten points in a competitive examination for original appointment in the same municipality in which his/her parent has served. If you are qualified to participate in this examination, please inform this office of this matter when you submit your application. A candidate claiming such credit has a minimum of two months from the application deadline to provide the necessary documentation to verify credit eligibility.   However, no credit may be added after the eligible list has been established.

It is the responsibility of the candidate to notify the Civil Service Office of any change in name or address. No attempt will be made to locate candidates who have moved.

 

Department of Recreation & MtVernon City School District: A U D I T I O N S … All-City Youth Talent Showcase “STRAIGHT OUTTA MtVERNON” … Part 2

So, you say you’ve got talent … The City of MtVernon NY – Ernest D. Davis and the Mount Vernon City School District – Dr. Kenneth R. Hamilton invite MtVernon young people ages 5yrs old thru 21yrs old to a special AUDITION for “STRAIGHT OUTTA MtVERNON” … Part2 … All-City Youth Talent Showcase: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2015 @ The Rev Shelton E. Doles Community Theatre, 250 South 6th Avenue, MtVernon NY 10550 … 4pm-6pm. See flier for details and Registration Form/Permission Slip. The actual showcase is SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2015, at the Rev. Shelton E. Doles Community Theatre. Free admission – Limited space.

Youth - STRAIGHT OUTTA MtVER showcase RESCHEDULED DATE   Youth - STRAIGHT OUTTA MtVER showcase PERFORMER'S REGISTRATION FORM

 

 

 

 

 

 

Police Officer Exam now available

*********Expired  Nothing Further at this time***************

The Civil Service Commission of Mt. Vernon has made available 2015 Police Officer open-competitive Exam Announcement for download or pick up at it’s office Room #103 at City Hall. Application MUST BE COMPLETED AND RETURNED IN PERSON WITH MONEY ORDER PAYMENT AND DRIVER’S LICENSE/STATE ID.

Additional Pick Locations are:

Mt. Vernon Police Department, 2 Roosevelt Square

Mt. Vernon Public Library, 285 1st Avenue

Mt. Vernon Boys and Girls Club, 350 South 6th Avenue

Dole Center, 250 South 6th Avenue

Mt. Vernon Armory, 144 North 5th Avenue

The Deadline for filing is September 22, 2015 at 3pm Sharp. No exceptions will be made past the time and this date. For more information call 914-665-2357.

Today’s Civil Service Meeting Rescheduled for Feb. 24

The Mount Vernon Civil Service Commission Meeting scheduled for Monday, February 10, 2014 at 4:30pm has been re-scheduled for Monday, February 24, 2014 at 4:30pm.

 

Please be advised All Civil Service Commission Meetings are open to the public and will take place at City Hall in the Memorial Room located on the 2nd floor at4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

 If you would like to speak at the meeting, please stop by the Civil Service Office, Room #103 to be placed on the speaker’s list.

Animal Warden Vacancy

The City of Mount Vernon is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to achieving full and equal opportunity
without regard to race, religion, color, gender, physical or mental disability and sexual orientation.
The City of Mount Vernon has a zero tolerance for sexual harassment or reprisal.
OPENING DATE: April 16, 2013 CLOSING DATE: April 26, 2013
SALARY RANGE: $38,702.71- $56,013.22
_______________________________________________________________________
SPECIFICATIONS: This is a provisional position appointment to a vacant, competitive,
classified position until a Civil Service examination is administered and an established
eligible list is used. The applicant must meet the following qualifications: plans, develops
organizes activities necessary to the control of small animals within the City; ensure
compliance with all local codes, laws and ordinances pertaining to small animal control;
supervise and direct the work of subordinate personnel; directs and coordinates the issuance
of summonses and the presentation of information of violators of the provision of Chapter
16, City Ordinances, before a court of competent jurisdiction: maintenance and operation
of animal shelter and facilities; confer with state, county and city and other officials
regarding current and new laws pertaining to area of responsibility; patrols an assigned
area to locate and capture or remove stray, dangerous, dead, sick and/or injured animals.
Required Qualifications:
Through knowledge of the care and handling of dogs and cats, to include the maintenance
and operation of an animal shelter: through knowledge of the techniques and methods of
capturing and humane disposition of small animals; ability to ensure the sanitary and
efficient operation of a municipal animal shelter; ability to supervise.
Acceptable experience and training:
Graduation from high school or a high school equivalency diploma and 2 years of
experience involving responsibility for the operation and maintenance of an animal
hospital, shelter, or similar establishment, 1 year of which must include handling care of
small animals.
To apply, send a cover letter and resume summarizing your qualifications to: Department of
Human Resources, City Hall- Roosevelt Square, Mount Vernon, New York 10550.

Animal Warden Vacancy