You may request a verification of employment via fax or e-mail. Faxed requests should be sent to the Department of Human Resources at 914-377-6940. E-mail requests should be sent to COYemployment@yonkersny.gov. If you have questions on a verification you have already submitted, please call 914-377-6180.
How do I obtain a general employment application for the City of Yonkers?
You can obtain a general employment application by stopping at the Department of Human Resources located in City Hall, 40 South Broadway, Suite 116. You can also obtain the application on our website. Click here to download an Employment Application (Fillable)
How do I submit my application?
You may submit your application online, deliver it in person, or mail it to the office address listed below. Applications that are time sensitive will be accepted as long as they are received and date stamped in the Department of Human Resources by the application deadline listed on the civil service examination or position recruitment announcement.
How long is my employment application kept on file with the Department of Human Resources?
The Department of Human Resources keeps your employment application on file for one (1) year. You will be contacted if a position becomes available for which you are deemed qualified. To download an application please click here Employment Application (Fillable)
I have submitted my application – what happens next?
After you submit your application, it will be evaluated by an analyst. The evaluation is designed to assess applicants’ job-related knowledge, skills and abilities to ensure the applicant meets the minimum requirements for the position as stated in the recruitment announcement. If you are applying to take a civil service exam, you will be advised as to whether the minimum requirements have, or have not, been met. If your application is for a current position opening, you will be advised if your application makes you one of the candidates chosen to be interviewed for the position in question.
Should I attach my resume to the employment application?
Yes, please feel free to attach your resume to your employment application, however, the entire application must be filled out.
What is the difference between a promotional examination and an open competitive examination?
A promotional examination is only open to employees. Promotional eligible lists are certified to fill
vacancies before open competitive lists are certified. An open competitive is open to the public.