Civil Service

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Welcome to Civil Service

The City of Utica Municipal Civil Service Commission serves as the civil service agency for all divisions of government in the City of Utica, including the Golf Commission, Municipal Housing Authority and the Utica City School District.

The City of Utica Municipal Civil Service Commission has scheduled the following as regular meeting dates for 2023:

June 21, 2023

July 19 17, 2023

August 16 9, 2023:

Notice is hereby given that a public meeting for the City of Utica, Civil Service Commission will be changed from Wednesday, August 16, 2023 at 3:30 p.m. to Wednesday, August 9, 2023 at 3:30 p.m. in the Common Council Chambers located at 1 Kennedy Plaza, Utica, NY.


September 20, 2023

October 18, 2023

November 15, 2023

Civil Service will be having a public hearing on November 15, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. Our Regular Civil Service meeting will immediately follow.

December 20 6, 2023

Civil Service’s regular meeting has been changed from December 20, 2023 to December 6, 2023.  There will be no meeting on December 20, 2023.

All regular meetings are scheduled to begin at 3:30PM in the Common Council Chambers, first floor, Utica City Hall.  Meetings of the Municipal Civil Service Commission are open to the public in accordance with Open Meetings Law (Public Officers Law, Section 100).

Most positions in city government are classified as competitive, which means participation in a civil service examination is required. For information regarding upcoming examinations, please click on the examination announcements to the left.