The Cortland County Personnel Department has the responsibility for administering the provisions of the Civil Service Law and the county civil service rules for the County and all civil divisions within the County, including the City of Cortland, fifteen towns, three villages, seven school districts and more.
The Personnel and Civil Service Department serves as the central personnel agency for all positions covered by Civil Service including, but not limited to:
Approval/disapproval of applications for vacancies and Civil Service examination
Maintenance of eligible lists
The Department administers and monitors all Civil Service examinations for the County and all civil divisions with the County.
Additional responsibilities include:
Administering personnel policies including affirmative action
Administering various employee benefit programs including health
Assisting in worker's compensation (including 207C determination)
Deferred compensation plan and retirement
Dental and vision insurance
Handling grievances and arbitrations
Interpreting and administering provisions of the labor agreements