The Nassau County Civil Service Commission was established pursuant to Article XII and expanded by amendments to Nassau County Government Law, in accordance with provisions in New York State Civil Service Law and the New York State Constitution.
The purpose of the Nassau County Civil Service Commission is to administer New York State Civil Service Law and ensure Nassau County taxpayers of a public workforce qualified for their jobs pursuant to the principles of selection according to merit and fitness. We currently service 33 County departments and 234 municipal agencies, including the Towns of North Hempstead and Oyster Bay, Nassau County school districts, libraries, villages and special districts.
The Commission is comprised of a policy-making Board of three Commissioners, an executive director, and seven specialized main divisions. These divisions are Recruitment, Classification, Qualification, Examination, Placement, County Transactions and Municipal Transactions.