• Office of Human Resources

    Non-Certified Staff (Civil Service)
     

    Please refer to the right-hand column for important documents. In addition, see the ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ section of the Human Resources webpage. For further assistance, please contact Leah DiSario at ldisario@greatneck.k12.ny.us.


    Competitive Class
    :

    Position requires a qualification exam and candidate must be appointed off a certified civil service eligible list (with additional requirement of being a Nassau County resident to take the test). Entitled to disciplinary proceedings (section 75) after six months of continuous service, in a permanent appointment.

    Non-Competitive Class:

    Position does not have to be hired via a civil service list. Any candidate could be selected as long as he/she meets the qualifications for the position. Entitled to disciplinary proceedings (section 75) after five years of continuous service, in a permanent appointment.

    Labor Class:

    Position does not have to be hired via a civil service list. Any candidate could be selected as long as he/she meets the qualifications for the position. Procedures to follow for discipline/termination are through contract agreement.

    Testing:

    • Open-Competitive: To take a test, candidates MUST meet qualifications for the exam and be a Nassau County resident.

    • Promotional: To take a test, candidates MUST: (a) work in the district offering the test; (b) be in line of promotion; (c) have attained permanent status in current title.


    The following are some civil service lines of promotion for titles in Great Neck Public Schools:

    Account Clerk ---> Senior Account Clerk ---> Principal Account Clerk

    Custodian ---> Assistant Head Custodian ---> Head Custodian  

    Typist Clerk ---> Senior Typist Clerk ---> Principal Typist Clerk                

     

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