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Putnam County

Personnel Department


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASSThis is responsible technical work of a moderately complex nature, involving accountability for the receipt and disbursement of money and the maintenance of financial accounts and related records. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and procedures, in accordance with the standards set forth in all applicable sections of New York State Education Law, including but not limited to sections 1720, 1905 and 2130. Work is performed under the supervision of the School District Treasurer. General direction is provided by the local Board of Education. Performs related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)

  • Receives and prepares deposits of monies from all appropriate sources in duly designated banks;
  • Monitors and checks bank balances on a daily basis, and reconciles bank statements as needed;
  • Signs authorized checks for the school district;
  • Transmits check issue files;
  • Creates, initiates and facilitates electronic payroll files;
  • Processes transfers for weekly warrants and payroll;
  • Facilitates and processes paperwork and funding for bonds and bond anticipation notes (BANs);
  • Calculates funding;
  • Transfers funds and releases wires;
  • Calculates, reconciles and pays New York State sales tax;
  • Prepares and maintains records of reports to the Board of Education;
  • 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.


Qualifications determined by appointing authority.



[Exempt Class PJC]

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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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