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Personnel Department


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS This is varied secretarial work performed under the direction of a Village Justice. Responsibilities include conducting day-to-day operations necessary for operation of the Village Justice Court and attending court sessions. Performs related work as required.


  • Prepares and arranges court calendars and notifies attorneys;
  • Schedules civil and criminal summons;
  • Issues warrants;
  • Notifies, contacts and selects potential Jurors;
  • Types pending decisions;
  • Records all decisions of the court in docket books concerning civil, and motor vehicle matters;
  • Attends court sessions;
  • Completes disposition sheets for various law enforcement agencies;
  • Prepares monthly reports to Audit and Control;
  • Collects and deposits all monies received by the Court;
  • Performs a variety of related activities as required.

Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSNo qualifications as positions in this class are placed in the exempt class in accordance with the provisions of Section 41 (1d) of the Civil Service Law.


3/84; 10/97; 1/09

Exempt Class

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to administer, in a fair and equitable manner, the provisions of New York State Civil Service Law and Putnam County Civil Service Rules with respect to the offices and employments in the classified service of Putnam County and the civil divisions therein, which include the towns, villages, school districts, libraries and special districts.

It is Putnam County Personnel Department’s responsibility to ensure Putnam County taxpayers of a public workforce qualified for their jobs pursuant to the principles of selection according to merit and fitness as set forth in Article 5, §6 of the New York State Constitution.

  • Paul Eldridge

    Personnel Officer

Putnam County Office Building

40 Gleneida Avenue
Carmel, New York 10512

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