Current Openings

Recreation Department Summer Employment

Who: City of Beacon Recreation
What: Hiring Enthusiastic People
When: Ongoing
Where: 23 West Center Street, Beacon, NY
How: Stop by the Recreation Center or download one of the following applications;

After School Employment Application
After School hours of employment are 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Monday - Friday when school is in session. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age & pass a criminal background check. If you have any questions, please call: 845-765-2470.

Summer Staff Application
In addition to lifeguards for the Summer months Beacon Recreation is seeking responsible, nurturing, and enthusiastic counselors in July and August, Monday-Friday, approximately 8:00 am-4:00 pm. Applicants should have experience working with groups of children and a passion for connecting with the great outdoors. Excellent references are a must.



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:


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, 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.




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.