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Civil Service
Charles W. Kerls

Dawn Sweeney

36 No. Main Street
Mechanicville, NY  12118

Ph: (518) 664-5024 ext. 331

Monday & Wednesday 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
evening by appointment
Charles W. Kerls- Chairperson
Dawn Robens - Commissioner
James Thompson - Commissioner

Dawn Sweeney - Secretary

The function of the Municipal Civil Service Commission is to provide an orderly and uniform system for the administration of Civil Service in the City of Mechanicville on the basis of merit and fitness as provided in the Civil Service Law of the State of New York.These rules have the force and effect of law and apply to all positions in the classified services of the City of Mechanicville, Mechanicville Housing Authority, Mechanicville Public Library and the Mechanicville City School District.

Other duties of the Commission are:
  • Maintain Roster Records for all employees
  • Certify payrolls for each municipality
  • Administration of Civil Service Exams and Certify Eligible Lists for appointments
  • Enforce Rules of the Civil Service Commission
  • Certify titles for new positions
  • Approval of applications for non-competitive appointments

The hours of operation are currently open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00-11:00 unless it falls on a holiday. 

The Commission has jurisdiction over the following:

City of Mechanicville
  •         City Hall
  •       Police Department
  •       City Garage

Mechanicville Housing Authority

Mechanicville Public Library

Mechanicville City School District

Also, listed on our website are:

Outside links to external sites are provided as a convenience:

Upcoming Civil Service Meeting Dates
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 6:45 p.m.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 6:45 p.m.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 6:45 p.m.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 6:45 p.m.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 6:45 p.m.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 6:45 p.m.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 6:45 p.m.

Examination Forms