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Employment Opportunities

Secretary to Planning Board

Secretarial duties to the Planning Board (Board) and a contact person for the public and other Village/Town Boards and Officials.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm.  Attendance at one (1) evening meeting per month is required.  Meeting:  Planning Board.

Department: Building Department             Supervision: Instruction from the Board, Mayor or Clerk/Treasurer as to their needs and those things under their jurisdiction.  Day to day supervision by the Building Inspector.

Minimum qualifications: Associates Degree.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Schedule meetings/hearings, set up and prepare agenda for Board meetings;
  • Process mail for Board’s review;
  • Post to Village website all meetings and changes in meeting schedule in accordance with The Open Meeting Law;
  • Attend, record and transcribe minutes at all Board meetings;
  • Maintain record of all approved meeting minutes;
  • Prepare bills payable;
  • Type forms, reports and letters for the Board;
  • Place legal advertisements/public hearing notices;
  • Fulfill all information requests;
  • Update and maintain files;
  • Answer phone calls, take messages;
  • Process all petition filings and applications; assist applicants with procedural requirements; check for completeness;
  • Operates a variety of simple office equipment, including computers with word processing and other applications;
  • Posts simple data to various office records, prepares, and types reports based on tabulations of posted data and simple arithmetical computations;
  • Provide the General Public with an office for questions related to the Board, and a place to examine a copy of the Board By-Laws, meeting minutes etc.; and
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Requirements: Proficient in Microsoft Office; Strong computer skills

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Desired qualifications:  Office experience, construction knowledge and Spanish speaking are a plus.

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


Laborer – Department of Public Works

The Village of Amityville is currently seeking candidates for its Department of Public Works for the position of laborer.  Please see the attached job description for full details and how to apply.  Laborer Job Description


Quality of Life – Parking Enforcement Officer

Job Description

  • Patrols areas where meters are located to prevent and detect violations of local ordinances governing parking and deposit of fees;
  • Writes and distributes summonses for overtime violation at parking meters;
  • Writes summonses for violations of ordinances governing use of handicapped parking spaces and no-parking zones;
  • Receives and investigates complaints about violations of local ordinances;
  • Issues and serves summonses if violations are not corrected;
  • Prepares reports on inspections conducted and recommends actions to correct violations;
  • Reviews records to establish ownership of property and to determine if permits and licenses required by local ordinances have been obtained;
  • Maintains records of code violations and corrective action taken;
  • Answers inquiries from the public concerning local ordinances;
  • Prepares written reports and recommendations concerning local ordinances;
  • May prepare information for the courts regarding violations;
  • May appear as a witness in District court and/or other courts.

Qualified candidates must have:

  • Good knowledge of local ordinances governing parking and parking meters;
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions;
  • Ability to deal with the general public in a courteous and tactful manner;
  • Thorough knowledge of the local procedures for the enforcement of local ordinances;
  • Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local laws, ordinances and regulations concerning public order and safety;
  • Good knowledge of effective investigatory techniques;
  • Ability to keep records and to prepare written reports;
  • Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; and
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

A valid, clean driver’s license is required.

Hours: 15 hours per week with flexibility to work some evening and weekend hours.

Starting salary: $18.50 per hour

Certification needed: Applicant must be able to obtain certification as a Building Safety Inspector within 18 months of appointment date to the position.

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


                                                                                           Crossing Guard 

The Village of Amityville is seeking interested candidates for  crossing guard positions.  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 $17.00 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

Village of Amityville, New York