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It is the policy of the Town of Penfield to select applicants applying for positions in the town on the basis of qualifications for the job in question. Penfield residents will be given preference for all positions unless special expertise or skill is required. Where a Civil Service list exists for a competitive position, candidates on the list will be canvassed. 

As a public employer, the Town of Penfield is covered by the New York Civil Service Law, which is intended to ensure that positions in government are filled by qualified applicants. Under the Civil Service Law, the Civil Service Commission of Monroe County handles the administration of regulations concerning the "classified" service, which includes: competitive class; non-competitive class; labor class; and exempt employees. The commission does not have jurisdiction over the "unclassified" service, which includes only elected and certain appointed officials. 

The Town of Penfield is an equal opportunity employer which complies with state and federal fair employment laws and regulations. The town does not discriminate in recruitment, training, promotion or other terms of employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, political affiliations, age, arrest record or criminal record, veteran, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or martial status in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations.

Information about openings for positions in the Town of Penfield will be widely disseminated, with all job openings below Grade 2 level posted in all town buildings. Applicants in all cases shall be asked to fill out an application or submit a resume of their qualifications.

Current Job Opportunities at the Town of Penfield are listed below. For more information on any particular job, contact  or by phone at (585) 340-8697. If you are interested in full-time employment requiring a civil service examination you should also apply directly to the Monroe County Civil Service Commission, 39 West Main Street, Rochester, NY 14614.  As job postings occur, the CSC will forward names of eligible candidates to the Town of Penfield.

Town of Penfield Employment Application

Positions Available

April 9, 2018
Laborer - Seasonal

Laborer - Seasonal

Department of Public Works - Parks


Rate of Pay:  $11.60 p/hr. 

April – September

Standard Work Hours:  Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics: Good knowledge of the use of hand tools; working knowledge of ground maintenance activities; working knowledge of building cleaning methods; working knowledge of specific hazards and safety precautions; ability to do heavy manual labor, including lifting; ability to follow instructions; ability to work under direct supervision; ability to establish good working relationships with others; ability to work under all weather conditions; manual dexterity; endurance; dependability; honesty; health and physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.  

Qualified candidates shall possess:  Good verbal and written communication skills, the ability to successfully work in a team environment, ability to understand and follow both written and verbal directions and the ability to work in inclement weather (excessive cold and heat). 

Valid NYS Driver License is required. 

Duties include but are not limited to:  Landscaping work (planting, weeding, mulching, raking, string trimming etc.), maintaining athletic fields and garbage collection.  

Please indicate your interest by submitting your application to the Human Resources Office, ATTN:  Tracey A. Easterly.


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