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FIRE CAPTAIN Filing:  April 20, 2020 - May 20, 2020 

FIRE CAPTAIN Exam Date: June 27, 2020

Fire Captain Application (CLICK HERE)

Fire Captain Announcement (CLICK HERE)

APPLICANTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO MAIL APPLICATION IN WITH CHECK OR MONEY ORDER MADE PAYABLE TO: "CITY OF YONKERS" 1 LARKIN CENTER, DEPT. OF CIVIL SERVICE, YONKERS, N.Y. 10701

For immediate assistance regarding Civil Service matters, please EMAIL either:

*Victor Pacheco: victor.pacheco@yonkersny.gov or

*Timothy Philp: timothy.philp@yonkersny.gov

PLEASE NOTE:

ALL YONKERS CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATIONS SCHEDULED TO BE HELD ON THE FOLLOWING DATES HAVE BEEN POSTPONED :

MARCH 14TH, 2020

MARCH 28TH,2020

APRIL 25TH, 2020

MAY 16TH, 2020

*WE WILL CONTACT ALL APPLICANTS WHEN WE ARE NOTIFIED BY NEW YORK

STATE WITH AN ALTERNATE TEST DATE*

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 MILITARY AMENDMENT:

TO SECTION 243.10-A EFFECTIVE NOV. 25TH 2019 REGARDING AGE DEDUCTIONS FOR EXAM APPLICANTS.

 CLICK FOR AMENDMENT BELOW:

MILITARY AGE AMENDMENT 243.10-A CLICK HERE

STUDY GUIDE INFO:

CLICK HERE FOR FIREFIGHTER STUDY GUIDE

Examination Fees:

  • Open Competitive Examination: $40
  • Promotional Examination: $40
  • Uniformed Services Examination: $100

Click Here to download the Exam Application  (For Civil Service Exams only)

Click here to download the Civil Service Cross-Filer form

Click here to download the Civil Service Application Fee-Waiver form

Click Here to download the Job Application (For Job Openings Only)

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LIBRARIAN I (T & E)

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$56,694-63,715
  • Posted Date:09/27/2012

THIS IS NOT AN OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT
MUNICIPAL CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
1 Larkin Center
2nd Floor
Yonkers, N.Y. 10701
www.yonkersny.gov


A NON-REFUNDABLE $40.00 APPLICATION FEE IS REQUIRED FOR EACH SEPARATELY NUMBERED EXAMINATION FOR WHICH YOU APPLY

LIBRARIAN I


TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

OPEN COMPETITIVE EXAM NO. 66-441


APPOINTING AUTHORITY              VACANCIES                    SALARY RANGE (per annum)
Yonkers Public Library                       As they occur                    $56,694-63,715  
* This rate is subject to change

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT WAIVED

LIBRARIAN I

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

This is the initial level position for library school graduates. Employees in this class are expected to learn the specific applications of professional training by the performance of duties under the supervision of administrative personnel. Instructions may be issued at the beginning of each new assignment. Employees in this class are assigned work progressively more difficult as their experience in the field broadens. General supervision may be exercised over assigned personnel. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)

  • Provides reader’s advisory, guidance, reference services and instruction to library users;

  • Performs basic cataloging, classification and record editing;

  • Develops, promotes, and presents cultural, educational, and recreational programming;

  • Assists public and staff in making effective use of library equipment and provides training and

  • instruction in the use of technology and electronic resources;

  • Performs on-line searches and provides search training;

  • Performs collection development by recommending titles for purchase and/or deletion;

  • Designs and produces public relations and instructional materials;

  • Compiles bibliographies and may function as a subject specialist;

  • Participates in professional associations, reads professional materials, and attends seminars,

  • webinars, conferences and meetings of such groups;

  • Serves as a liaison for library services to community groups or other libraries;

  • Supervises the work of clerical, paraprofessional and volunteer personnel in assigned tasks;

  • Prepares clear and accurate, and informative narrative and statistical reports.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Working knowledge of modern principles and practices of library service;

working knowledge of information retrieval systems;

working knowledge of bibliographic tools and sources;

working knowledge of library materials and collection issues for a specific subject area if

functioning as a subject specialist;

working knowledge of modern library organizations, procedures, policies, aims, and services; skill and accuracy in the performance of technical library tasks;

ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with community and educational

organizations and represents the library at meetings of such group;

ability to perform as a team member in the planning and implementation of automation or other library programs;

ability to think critically to understand the needs of library patrons and groups and to prescribe information or materials accordingly;

ability to carry out library policies and procedures;

ability to read and comprehend library literature and research;

ability to express ideas clearly and effectively both orally and in writing to groups and individuals;

ability to plan, coordinate and supervise the work of others;

tact and courtesy in dealing with staff and public;

physical conditions commensurate with the demands of the position.

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A Master's Degree in Library or Information Sciences from a school that is accredited by the

American Library Association or recognized by the New York State Education Department as

following accepted education practices.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Eligibility for a New York State Public Librarian's Professional certificate at the time of application; possession of the certificate at the time of appointment

 
SUBJECT OF EXAMINATION:
There will be no written or oral test for this examination. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will receive a rating based upon an evaluation of your training and experience against the duties of the position being tested.

Candidates must first complete an examination application and return it to The Yonkers Municipal Civil Service Commission.

Approved candidates will be sent a notice containing directions to a New York State website address that requires applicant/s to complete a Training and Experience Questionnaire.


APPLICATIONS:    APPLICATION FORMS AND INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED AT:

THE MUNICIPAL CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, 1 LARKIN CENTER - 2ND FLOOR,

YONKERS, NEW YORK 10701.

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE DELIVERED PERSONALLY OR BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN THE LAST DATE FOR FILING SHOWN IN HEADING.

APPLICATION FILING FEE: For all examinations held on or after November 15, 1997 a non-refundable application fee of $40.00 is required for each separately numbered examination for which you apply. The required fee must accompany your application(s). If you are applying for a Promotional and an Open-Competitive Examination for the same title, only one application fee is required. Submit check or money order payable to the "City of Yonkers". Write the examination number(s) and your name and Social Security number on your check or money order. DO NOT SEND CASH. Application fees are not refundable. If you are disqualified from or fail to appear for the examination, your fee is not refunded. Therefore, you are urged to compare your qualifications carefully with the requirements for admission and file only for those examinations for which you are clearly qualified.

IF YOUR APPLICATION IS RECEIVED WITHOUT THE REQUIRED FEE IT WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE AND YOU WILL NOT BE ADMITTED TO THE EXAMINATION. YOUR APPLICATION WITH THE REQUIRED FEE MUST BE RECEIVED PRIOR TO OR POSTMARKED NOT LATER THAN THE LAST FILING DATE.

THE FEE MAY BE SUBJECT TO INCREASE.

APPLICATION FILING FEE WAIVER: A waiver of application fee will be allowed if you are unemployed and primarily responsible for the support of a household. In addition, a waiver of application fee will be allowed if you are determined eligible for Medicaid, or receiving Supplemental Security Income payments, or Public Assistance (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families/Family Assistance or Safety net Assistance) or are certified Job Training Partnership Act/Workforce Investment Act eligible through a State or local social service agency. All Claims for application fee waiver are subject to verification. If you can verify eligibility for application fee waiver, complete a “Request for Application Fee Waiver and Certification” form and submit it with your application by the close of business on the Application Deadline as Listed on the Examination Announcement.

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.

AGE LIMITS: There may be statutory restrictions on employment if under 18. Certain examinations may have age restrictions, in which case creditable military service, not exceeding 6 years total, may be subtracted from age of an applicant over the maximum age limit. Credit for age reduction must be claimed at time of filing application, by completing Veteran's Credits form and presenting separation papers.

INVESTIGATION OF CANDIDATES: All Statements are subject to verification. Inquiries may be made as to character and qualifications.

TRANSCRIPTS OR DIPLOMAS: When high school diplomas or college transcripts or diplomas are required, they must be submitted prior to appointment.

DISABLED APPLICANTS: If special arrangements for testing are required, please indicate this on your application.

ELIGIBLE LIST: The eligible list established as a result of this test will remain in force for at least one year but not more than four years. Changing conditions may make it advisable to certify to future vacancies at higher or lower salaries than those announced.

PERSONS ON PREFERRED LISTS: Any person, otherwise meeting the requirements for this exam whose name is presently on a preferred list is eligible to compete in this examination.

VETERANS: Disabled and non-disabled veterans (military service) are eligible for additional credits may have 5 and 2 1/2 points (on Promotional exams), respectively or 10 and 5 (on Open-Competitive exams), respectively, added to their earned scores if successful in exam. CREDITS MUST BE CLAIMED AT THE TIME OF FILING APPLICATION FOR EXAM ON AN APPLICATION FOR VETERANS CREDITS. A SEPARATE APPLICATION FOR EACH EXAMINATION MUST BE COMPLETED. WHETHER OR NOT IT IS NECESSARY TO USE THESE CREDITS WILL BE DETERMINED AT TIME OF APPOINTMENT.

CITY OF YONKERS, NEW YORK
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

HIRING AND APPOINTMENTS SHALL BE BASED ON INDIVIDUAL CAPABILITY AND MERIT AND ARE MADE IN OBSERVANCE OF CIVIL SERVICE LAW. FEDERAL, STATE AND CITY LAWS PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION IN APPOINTMENTS BASED ON RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, AGE, GENDER, NATIONAL ORIGIN, MARITAL STATUS, DISABILITY, OR POLITICAL ORIENTATION, EX-OFFENDER STATUS AND STATUS AS A VIETNAM ERA VETERAN, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED BY LAW.





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