Civil Service Commission

Civil-Service-logoAbout the Commission

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 Saratoga Springs, 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 service of the City of Saratoga Springs and the Saratoga Springs Enlarged School District.

Civil Service Job Openings

For current Job Openings - Click Here

Civil Service Eligible Lists - Click Here

Civil Service Documents

Employment Application - 2020 (PDF)
General Conditions and Instructions -2017 (PDF)
Multiple Examination Request Form -2017 (PDF)
Application Fee Waiver Form (PDF)
Civil Service Commission Mission Statement (PDF)
Exam Test Guides (PDF)
Applying for Veteran Credits - 2018 (PDF)
Recreation Programs Application and Instructions


*While City Hall is closed due to the ongoing State of Emergency and the fluid Covid-19 situation, civil service will still be accepting applications, but only via postal mail or emailThe exam administration dates may be postponed, but the last filing dates will not be changing.  Please mail your completed applications and/or exam fee to 15 Vanderbilt Ave, Saratoga Springs NY 12866, clearly addressed to civil service. If you happen to mail anything to 474 Broadway or 5 Lake Ave, the post office is automatically forwarding all mail to 15 Vanderbilt Ave. Feel free to email with any questions. Thank you and stay well!*

*CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION MONTHLY MEETINGS - we will still be holding our monthly meetings. Should you have any comment/question/concern that you would normally address during our public comment section, please email and we will address your question/comment/concern at our next meeting. 

*04/24/2020 - The City of Saratoga Springs Civil Service Exams scheduled for May 16th have officially been POSTPONED - these WILL be rescheduled for a later date, and those candidates who were approved to sit for these exams will be notified via the email address listed on their application as to when the exams will be rescheduled. *