Tonawanda Civil Service

Tonawanda Civil Service Provides City of Tonawanda government employment information and employment opportunities based on merit and fitness.
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Operating as usual

06/15/2021

Please make sure you update your address with Civil Service if you want to be reached when employment opportunities become available!

06/09/2021

The office will be closed today. All questions, concerns, or civil service matters can be emailed to [email protected].
You can also reach the Secretary by Messenger.
The office will reopen when the Secretary’s daughter recovers from her second covid shot.

Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.

06/08/2021

Thank you to all who took the Police Exam. Results should be back by November (don't shoot the messenger).
You all should be proud of yourselves!

05/20/2021

Thank you to all who came out and sat for the Police Officer Exam.
For those who participated in the May 15th, as well as the alternate dates, you can expect a score and rank within 6 months.
For those who were not required to participate in this session, you can expect your rank on our list at the same time.
You all were a great group of prospects!

Spend your summer POOL SIDE!!
05/20/2021

Spend your summer POOL SIDE!!

Summer’s coming! These are the city positions currently open. Come apply today! Not all city positions require an exam, ...
05/12/2021

Summer’s coming! These are the city positions currently open. Come apply today!
Not all city positions require an exam, some just need your sweet self and a little love for your community. 😘

Congratulations to Charlie Moore! A fine addition to a grand department. I had the pleasure of meeting this young man an...
05/11/2021

Congratulations to Charlie Moore! A fine addition to a grand department. I had the pleasure of meeting this young man and could see his passion for this profession.
Welcome to the Company and to Civil Service!
(now send me your paperwork 😉😉)

Today our newest firefighter, Charlie Moore, graduated from the New York State Academy of Fire Science in Montour Falls. We wish Charlie the best in a long and safe career with the City of Tonawanda Fire Department. #ProfessionalFireFighters #local859 #nyspffa

The Civil Service office will be closed today. All letters regarding the upcoming police exam have been mailed, and appl...
05/05/2021
Welcome to City of Tonawanda, NY

The Civil Service office will be closed today.
All letters regarding the upcoming police exam have been mailed, and applicants should receive them by week’s end.

Applications for summer/seasonal employment can be found at tonawandacity.com

The Commission meeting schedule for this evening has been postponed until next week.

Welcome to City of Tonawanda, NY

Come out and work for the city this summer!
05/05/2021

Come out and work for the city this summer!

04/27/2021

Those who applied to sit for the Police Exam should expect an letter on or about May 5th. Civil Service is busy preparing letters for all 198 candidates who applied.
Your letter will either state:
*The location/time of the exam;
*An explanation of why you'll not need to take the exam or;
* An explanation as to why your application was not approved.

Please watch the mail for your letter!

04/20/2021

If you took the Police Exam in September of 2020 in ANY Civil Service division in New York State and applied to take the May 15th Holding in the same series in the City of Tonawanda, your score from September will be added to our list of eligible candidates.
If you have questions please call the office at 695-8626.

04/15/2021

Applications for the Police Exam are due TODAY!!!
While the building is closed to the public, all applicants can inform the guards that they are here to drop off an application and they will be directed to the clerk's office.
3:00pm is the DEADLINE!!!

04/10/2021

Had a great day with the City of Tonawanda Professional Firefighters full of promising candidates! Congratulations to all who passed today’s rigorous fitness test.
Tomorrow is filled with more candidates, our next generation of hopeful firefighters. Get some sleep tonight and be ready to roll in the morning!

When applying for an exam or employment with the City, please make sure you fill out each and every section of the 4 pag...
04/09/2021
Welcome to City of Tonawanda, NY

When applying for an exam or employment with the City, please make sure you fill out each and every section of the 4 page application. Include all the information each sections requests. Most often forgotten are Birthdates, Social Security Numbers, Desired Employment and Veteran status.
Failure to include this information can result in your application being delayed.
For Employment (not exams), also include a copy of your driver's license or state issued ID and the background waiver.
All of these forms can be found at our website:
https://www.tonawandacity.com/residents/civil_service.php

City Of Tonawanda Civil Service200 Niagara StreetTonawanda NY 14150 716 695 8626 Due to the pandemic, the Civil Service office will have adjusted hours of operation. Please call 716 695 8626 between 10 00am and 2 00 pm to make arrangements to speak to the Civil Service secretary in regards to employ...

04/06/2021

The Office will open after Noon today as the secretary will be out getting her first COVID vaccine!

03/30/2021

We are hiring! Positions that are available are Summer Camp Counselors, Tennis & Art Instructors, Park Attendants & Seasonal Laborers (park attendants & seasonal laborers must be at least 18 years with a drivers license). Applications are available at https://www.tonawandacity.com/residents/civil_service.php

03/29/2021
www.tonawandacity.com

Seeking seasonal workers for the city! Complete and submit application found below*
https://www.tonawandacity.com/Seasonal%20Application%202020%20PDF.pdf

*The City is accepting applications for seasonal workers. Employment may depend on the State's most updates COVID guidelines.

03/26/2021

All agility paperwork has been sent out to each candidate. If you did not receive a packet, please call civil service 716 695 8626 so that a new packet may be assembled for you, and so you can schedule your time and orientation.

Also, it is strongly encouraged that you bring your own WORK GLOVES.

Remember to wear a mask and bring water.

Have all your documents in hand when you arrive for the test. You may bring them to orientation if you've scheduled to attend.

Almost there everyone! Good luck!

03/22/2021

If you received a letter informing you of the agility test dates, call as soon as you can to schedule your time slot! YOU MUST RSVP to the agility to participate this year due to covid.

03/18/2021

SAVE THE DATE!
The Agility portion of the Firefighter's exam has been scheduled for April 10th and April 11th. All candidates will receive a letter with instructions for scheduling a time and what you'll need to bring. Letters are being mailed today!

03/12/2021

The Police exam will be held starting May 15th. Like the fire exam, it may have several sessions to accommodate the large showing.

We are also seeking seasonal employees for the DPW! Shoot me an application if you need a summer job!

03/08/2021

The Civil Service office will be closed Monday March 15th and Tuesday March 16th. Regular office hours of 10:00am-2:00pm will resume Wednesday, March 17th.
If you need to reach the secretary please email [email protected] or message through Facebook.

Thank you!

03/05/2021

If you're applying to take the Police Exam this May, please make sure you complete the WHOLE application. There are special credits for vets and if that tiny section isn't completed, you could miss out on some extra points!

03/02/2021

Due to conditions beyond my control, the civil service office will remain closed today. We will reopen at 10:00am Wednesday March 3rd.
Sincerest apologies for any inconvenience. Please utilize email, the drop box at city hall or messenger to communicate with the secretary.
Thank you

03/02/2021

The office will open at Noon today! If you need anything prior please email [email protected] or leave a message at 716-695-8626.
Apologies for any inconvenience!

CoT Civil Service loves our Fire Department!
02/26/2021

CoT Civil Service loves our Fire Department!

Take a look at what's coming up in the City of Tonawanda Civil Service!https://www.tonawandacity.com/residents/civil_ser...
02/25/2021
Welcome to City of Tonawanda, NY

Take a look at what's coming up in the City of Tonawanda Civil Service!
https://www.tonawandacity.com/residents/civil_service.php

City Of Tonawanda Civil Service200 Niagara StreetTonawanda NY 14150 716 695 8626 Due to the pandemic, the Civil Service office will have adjusted hours of operation. Please call 716 695 8626 between 10 00am and 2 00 pm to make arrangements to speak to the Civil Service secretary in regards to employ...

02/22/2021

Candidates who passed the Firefighter exam should submit their EMT-B certification as soon as possible!

We are in the process of scheduling the Agility exam and once that's on the calendar you will receive a letter in the mail inviting you to participate.

Stay healthy!

Well done, Officer Warthling!
02/11/2021

Well done, Officer Warthling!

City of Tonawanda Police would like to recognize Officer Steven Warthling for receiving a Letter of Commendation from Lt Nathan Schultz on his quick action discovering a fire on Ellicott Creek Road on February 9th, and putting the fire out before the residence caught fire.

Great job Officer Warthling!

02/03/2021

Special thanks to the City of Tonawanda Professional Firefighters for their presentation on emergency procedures to our elementary students!

01/28/2021

*MUST BE A RESIDENT OF THE CITY OF TONAWANDA.

*MUST SEND CITY APPLICATION FOUND BELOW TO [email protected]

*APPLICATIONS SENT THROUGH FACEBOOK MESSENGER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

City of Tonawanda Department of Public Works is seeking more applications for upcoming positions anticipated.
MUST BE A RESIDENT OF THE CITY.
CDL is preferred but not mandatory at this time.
Must have a valid NYS driver's license.

Please see our website for applications
https://www.tonawandacity.com/Civil%20Service%20Application%20CURRENT.pdf

Please include a copy of all licenses and the Consent form to run background!

Address

200 Niagara St
Tonawanda, NY
14150

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 14:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 14:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 14:00
Thursday 10:00 - 14:00
Friday 10:00 - 14:00

Telephone

(716) 695-8626

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