Current Openings

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE MAYOR

The City of Beacon seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Administrative Assistant to the Mayor. This is a confidential position requiring knowledge of all City departments and functions. This is a responsible position involving the accurate performance of a wide variety of administrative tasks as assistant to the Mayor. Incumbents in this class relieve the Mayor of administrative detail and of contacts which should more appropriately be made with subordinates. The class differs from that of Secretary by virtue of increased responsibility and degree of confidentiality inherent to the respective department. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Mayor and City Administrator, with considerable leeway allowed in the exercise of independent judgment.

Candidates must have thorough knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment; thorough knowledge of business English and arithmetic; ability to carry out administrative details independently; ability to compose routine correspondence; ability to operate a keyboard at not less than 35 words per minute; ability to understand, remember, and interpret numerous laws, rules, and regulations pertinent to the activities of the department; ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion in regard to the activities of the department; ability to maintain neat and legible records; ability to supervise and coordinate the work of others; ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written directions; ability to learn the use of electronic data processing equipment; ability to perform complex arithmetic operations accurately and quickly; ability to prepare reports; ability to multi-task in a deadline-driven environment; resourcefulness; initiative; patience; tact and courtesy; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Qualifications: (A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration or a related field; or (B) graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's degree in Public or Business Administration or a related field and two (2) years of related work experience; or (C) graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and four (4) years of progressively responsible and related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience in (A), (B) and (C). 

Please direct your inquiries and/or resume to:  Anthony Ruggiero, City Administrator, City of Beacon, One Municipal Plaza, Suite One, Beacon, New York 12508 at aruggiero@cityofbeacon.org.  Beacon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications may be found here.

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Animal Control Officer (part-time)

The City of Beacon seeks a well-qualified, dependable individual to serve as its part-time Animal Control Officer.  Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, six (6) months of full-time, paid or volunteer work experience caring for animals in a commercial, governmental or non-profit organization and possession of a valid New York State driver license are required.  The position will work on an as-needed basis.  The pay will be $20.00 per hour for each hour worked.  Beacon residency is preferred.  Please direct your inquiries and/or resume to:  Amanda Caputo, Deputy City Clerk, City of Beacon, One Municipal Plaza, Suite One, Beacon, New York 12508.  Beacon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications may be found at the following: http://www.co.dutchess.ny.us/CountyGov/Departments/Personnel/forms/PSappl.pdf

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Recruitment and Retention Coordinator

 The City of Beacon Fire Department is looking to hire a part time Recruitment and Retention Coordinator. The Coordinator will develop and implement a marketing plan to recruit new members, and will work closely with the Fire Chief.  A full list of qualifications and duties can be obtained by contacting Chief Gary VanVoorhis, City of Beacon Fire Department, 13 South Avenue, Beacon, New York 12508, via email at gvanvoorhis@beaconfd.org, or by clicking on the following link: 

Recruitment and Retention Coordinator

Resumes must be submitted no later than 4:00 p.m., Monday, December 17, 2018.

 

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POLICE DEPARTMENT – DISPATCHER

The City of Beacon Police Department is accepting applications for a part-time dispatcher position.  Please contact the Police Chief Secretary Helen Sullivan at 845-831-4111 for an application and additional information.  Good communication and basic computer skills essential.  Starting salary - $19.72 per hour, $24.93 after four (4) years.   Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.  Mail applications/resumes to City of Beacon Police Department, Attention:  Helen Sullivan, One Municipal Plaza, Beacon, New York 12508. 

 

  

You may also wish to visit Dutchess County Human Resources for a listing of positions available throughout the county.

EEO Policy Statement

The City of Beacon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

The City of Beacon complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the City has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

The City of Beacon expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the City of Beacon's employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.