Civil Service Commission

To provide the City of Glen Cove, the Glen Cove School District, the Glen Cove Library and the Glen Cove Housing Authority with a system for selection of new employees based on the relative merit and fitness of the applicants which gives due preference to promotion from within.


The Civil Service Commission is composed of three Commissioners who are appointed by the Mayor. Each Commissioner serves a six year term. The three terms are staggered so that a Commissioner is appointed every two years.

Commission Member

Phyllis O. Burnett

Commission Member

Donna McNaughton

Commission Member

Carolyn D. Willson

Secretary to the Commission


John Charon

Civil Service Examinations

The Civil Service Commission conducts examinations for public sector positions with the following employers: the City of Glen Cove, the Glen Cove School District, the Glen Cove Library and the Glen Cove Housing Authority.

Click here to view the listing of Civil Service exams on the Personnel Department webpage.

Local Rules

The Commission has the responsibility to administer and enforce the New York State Civil Service Law. The Commission also prescribes, administers, and amends the Local Civil Service Rules as it sees fit. The Local Rules have the force and effect of law.


The Commission holds regular meetings on the third Tuesday of every month at 3:30 PM unless an alternate time is listed below. Special Meetings and/or Public Hearings are scheduled as needed.  In person meetings have resumed and are held in the first floor conference room.

Schedule of Monthly Commission Meetings

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Rescheduled to March 23, 2021 at 11:00 AM

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 1:00 PM

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 1:00 PM

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 (to be held remotely)

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Our Location

The Glen Cove Personnel Office is located in City Hall at 9 Glen Street on the second floor. Office hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Applications and examination postings are available online on the Personnel Department webpage.

Civil Service Commission

Glen Cove City Hall
9 Glen St., 2nd Floor – Room 205

Phone: (516) 676-4814
Email: [email protected]