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Job Posting: Legal Secretary

Legal Secretary: $38,000

This is a management position in the City’s Law Department. A 35 hour work week position with full benefits which includes health insurance, paid dental/optical, vacation, sick and personal leave.

This is an important secretarial support position involving responsibility for handling the Corporation Counsel’s correspondence, performing various secretarial duties of a technical, legal nature including motions, briefs, petitions, affidavits, indictments, contracts and other documents, keeping confidential files, and records, making appointments, etc. The work is performed under the general direction of an attorney and within established guidelines and procedures of the specific law office. This position may direct the work of aides, interns, temporary employees and other lower level employees.

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Position Available: Commissioner of Finance

The City of Poughkeepsie is accepting applications for the position of Commissioner of Finance until April 19, 2013.  The City of Poughkeepsie, a municipality of 32,736 residents, is located in Dutchess County, New York State.

The Commissioner of Finance reports directly to the City Administrator and is responsible for the administration of the financial affairs of the City as well as the operation of the accounting, personnel, tax collection, information systems, budgeting and purchasing units.  The Commissioner is responsible for the development of all major financial policies of the City.  The Commissioner is also responsible to the Mayor and represents administration before the Common Council.

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Job Opening: Microcomputer/Network Support Specialist

This is a highly technical position responsible for the planning, development, installation, and full support of microcomputer systems. The incumbent works with user departments to assess needs, then develops a system to best meet those needs. The incumbent procures the necessary hardware and software, performs the initial configuration and installation, then supports the user through training and problem solving. Depending on the user, the incumbent may be required to work on a wide variety of systems, interface with mainframe systems, perform programming tasks, and install and maintain network systems. The work is performed under the general supervision of higher level administrative staff, with considerable leeway for solving problems in the field. Supervision of others is not a normal function of the position. PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL AND DRUG TESTING IS REQUIRED.

Position Available: Water Treatment Plant Operator (Grade II)

There is an opening for the position of WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR GRADE II in the Joint Water Treatment Plant.  Starting salary is $44,428.80 with benefits. Candidates are subject to pre-employment physical and drug testing.

This is routine, but important work involving responsibility for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of a water treatment plant.  Supervision may be exercised over subordinate employees in the performance of their assigned duties. (APPLICANT MUST BE APPOINTED FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LIST).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or possession of a N.Y.S. high school equivalency diploma and one (1) year of overall operation experience at a water treatment plant with facilities for filtration.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Eligibility for A Grade IIA certificate issued under the provision of the N.Y.S. Sanitary Code.  Possession of the certificate at the time of appointment.

Deadline to apply:  February 15, 2013

Personnel Department
City of Poughkeepsie
62 Civic Center Plaza
Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12601

The City of Poughkeepsie is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.