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Personnel Department


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:  This is responsible clerical work of a complex nature which calls for the exercise of mature judgment in carrying out village policies and legally required procedures. Work is performed under the supervision of the Village Clerk/Treasurer, in accordance with Village Law.  The work may involve taking minutes of evening meetings of several village boards. Performs related work as required.


  • Opens and distributes mail;
  • Gives information to the public in person and over the telephone;
  • Prepares and keeps records of village employees;
  • Receives, records and deposits monies paid to the village;
  • Assists in maintaining village accounts;
  • Assists in the preparation of the budget and tax roll;
  • May take and transcribe minutes of meetings of several village     boa­rds;
  • May take and transcribe correspondence;
  • 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.

3/96; 9/97


Exempt Class

[Villages, Brewster/Nelsonville]

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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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