Village of Amityville, New York

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Employment Opportunities


The Village of Amityville Department of Public Works is seeking a full-time laborer.

Performs manual work in highway maintenance, including patching holes and washouts, erecting and removing signs and fences, installing catch basins and drainage pipes, salting and sanding roads and removing debris;

Performs a variety of grounds maintenance activities, such as cutting grass, trimming trees and shrubbery, laying sod, raking leaves, planting trees and shrubs, and painting benches, picnic tables, snow plowing, sanding and repairs;

Assists in the operation of a Vac-All in cleaning catch basins; operates hand-pushed paint-striping machines to line parking lots and street crossings;

Assists with routine maintenance of all types of vehicles including oil changes, tire rotations, engine repair; and

May occasionally operate and use light motor vehicles, such as automobiles and small trucks; power equipment, such as chain saws, jackhammers, pumps, power drills, motorized lawn mowers and portable power tools.

Must possess a valid, clean driver’s license.

Hours: Monday through Thursday 7:00 am to 4:00 pm and Friday 7:00 am to 2:45 pm with a 45-minute lunch break.

Starting salary: $36,015.93 per year.  After successful completion of a 6-month probationary period, salary increases to $ 44,304.68.

Resumes should be sent to Deirdre L. Parker, Deputy Village Clerk at



The Amityville Police Department is looking for female Detention Attendants who work on a call-in as needed basis, days, nights and weekends, to guard females detained at the Amityville police station.

Detention Attendants will:

• Search female prisoners;
• Observe inmates in cells to assure their well-being and adherence to regulations and rules;
• Make required inspections of prisoners;
• Maintain detention log with periodic entries

All uniforms and equipment are provided by the Police Department. We offer a minimum 4-hour tour when you are called in. The rate of pay is $15.30 per hour, with a weekend and night differential pay of $20.40 per hour and a bonus based on call-in response.

Applicants must successfully pass a background investigation, as well as medical and psychological testing prior to employment. Detention Attendants must be 18 years of age or older AND have graduated from a standard senior high school OR possess a high school equivalency diploma.  No experience is necessary and all training is provided. A valid New York State driver’s license is required.

Interested parties should complete the attached Application for Employment and return it by mail to Village Hall, 21 Ireland Place, Amityville, NY 11701, attention Deputy Clerk or via email,   Application for Employment

Substitute Crossing Guard 

The Village of Amityville is seeking interested candidates for substitute crossing guard positions.  Substitute crossing guards would work when the regularly scheduled crossing guards are not able to work.  We are looking for reliable, trustworthy individuals who enjoy the outdoors and interaction with the public.  Interested candidates must pass a thorough background check and enjoy providing a safe environment for our children when crossing some of our major intersections and roadways.  Qualified candidates who are hired receive $13.26 per hour, uniforms, and uniform maintenance.  Medical coverage is not included.

If you believe you possess these qualities, you should complete the attached Application for Employment and return it by mail to Village Hall, 21 Ireland Place, Amityville, NY 11701, attention Deputy Clerk or via email,    Application for Employment



Paramedic, per diem – Per diem Paramedic’s work when they are called in due to the absence of the regularly scheduled Paramedic.

Interested, qualified candidates should email their resume and certification to

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