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Putnam County

Personnel Department


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS This is technical administrative work of a difficult nature involving responsibility for a variety of duties as enumerated in Village Law, including custody of all village monies and keeping accounts of receipts and expenditures as enumerated in Village Law. The offices of Village Clerk and Village Treasurer are consolidated as permitted in Village Law. Work is performed under general direction of the Village Board of Trustees and the Mayor and supervision may be exercised over a small number of employees. Performs related work as required.


  • Maintains the books, records, papers and Corporate Seal of the village;
  • Acts as clerk to the Board of Trustees;
  • Receives and disburses monies paid to the village;
  • Maintains village accounts;
  • Collects taxes;
  • Maintains an indexed record of all village ordinances and records of complaints;
  • Prepares a variety of reports on the financial affairs of the village;
  • Maintains files including those relating to the fiscal transactions of the village
  • Replies to correspondence;
  • Performs related duties as directed by Village Board.

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.


Per New York State Village Law §3-300, no person shall be eligible to be appointed to hold any village office who is not a village resident.


10/95; 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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