Welcome to Madison County Personnel/Civil Service Department
Eileen M. Zehr, Personnel Officer
County Office Building
138 North Court Street, 2nd Floor - Room 211
PO Box 636
Wampsville, NY 13163
Phone: (315) 366-2341 Fax: (315) 366-2725
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
We are a multidisciplinary office providing civil service administration, labor relations, and other employment services.
1. Civil Service Administration - If you're seeking a position at the local government level, this is the place to discover possibilities in Madison County. There is a large diversity of positions with various minimum qualifications. Civil Service examinations are administered throughout the year for competitive class positions. In order to be eligible for a particular exam, one must meet the minimum qualifications. The process involves obtaining an application, completing it and filing it in our department postmarked no later than 5:00 p.m. on the last filing date. Only original applications are accepted. If you meet the qualifications, you should expect to receive an admission card approximately one week prior to the date of the exam. The bulletin board outside of our office lists the upcoming exams and postings of vacancies in the County. Positions may also be advertised in the local newspapers.
2. Labor Relations - The Department negotiates and administers the County's collective bargaining agreements. The County has agreements with the following employee unions:
A. CSEA White Collar Unit,
B. CSEA Blue Collar Unit,
C. Teamsters Local 182,
D. Madison County Sheriff's Police Benevolent Association
E.New York State Nurses Association
3. Personnel - The Department prepares personnel policies and procedures, conducts County orientations, employee recognition programs and NYS Retirement Seminars as well as many other personnel functions.
4. Employee Health and Safety - The Department administers the County's Worker's Compensation program, and oversees all required safety policies, procedures and training.