Human Resources

The Human Resources Department (HR) provides overall policy direction on human resource management issues and administrative support functions related to the management of employees for all City departments. The City of Newburgh provides excellent employee benefits and HR programs that attract, develop, retain, and engage a skilled and diverse workforce.

Generally, employment falls under two broad categories and is subject to Civil Service requirements pursuant to New York State Civil Service Law:

  • Competitive Class (Candidates must meet minimum qualifications and are subject to examination)
  • Non-Competitive Class (Candidates must meet minimum qualifications without examination)

Apply online for current vacancies, hardcopies can be picked up and submitted at 123 Grand Street, Newburgh, NY 12550.

All exams are posted to the Civil Service Current Exams webpage. For examination process, visit the Civil Service website.


Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion are core values to the City of Newburgh, where there is a strong commitment to establishing and maintaining an environment free of discrimination. These values are promoted through the daily practice of professionalism, respect, acceptance and understanding. As such, City residents along with women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ community, and veterans are encouraged to apply.