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Classified Service Employment Opportunities

Classified Service positions available at the university are within the purview of NYS Civil Service.  Some positions are within the competitive class service and some are non-competitive or labor class.

Competitive and non-competitive vacancies are posted as contractually required for the required number of days and, in general, university employees are considered first for vacancies.

If the university is unable to identify a qualified, internal candidate for a given position, we then accept applications from external applicants.

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Classified Service Vacancies


The competitive class includes all positions for which it is practical to determine the merit and fitness of applicants by competitive (civil service) examination.  Most clerical positions fall within this class as do most support staff positions.  Only those eligible for transfer, reinstatement or reachable on the appropriate civil service list may be considered to fill competitive class civil service vacancies.

This table contains a list of Competitive Classified Service vacancies
Competitive Vacancies
 Grade Title Department  Starting Salary  Status  Posting End Date 
SG-6 Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding) Philosophy $30,632.00 Permanent, Full-Time 07/22/2018
SG-11 Secretary 1 Sociology $40,324.00 Permanent, Full-Time 07/22/2018
SG-6 Security Services Assistant 1* University Police $31,231.00 Provisional, Full-Time 07/26/2018
SG-11 Secretary 1 Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention $40,324.00 Permanent, Full-Time 07/26/2018
SG-13 Program Aide Human Resources $45,159.00 Permanent, Full-Time 07/27/2018
SG-11 Secretary 1 CCPA Student Affairs $40,324.00 Permanent, Full-Time 07/27/2018

*Interested candidates must complete the Application for the NYS Examinations (NYS-APP). The application can be found on this website:

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This class includes those positions for which the State Civil Service Commission has determined that it is not practical to hold a competitive (civil service) examination.  However, all must meet minimum qualifications. Positions in this group include "journeymen" level positions on the maintenance support staff such as carpenter, electrician or mechanic. Appointment to higher salaried vacant positions are made on the basis of seniority. University employees are given first consideration for CSEA-OSU non-competitive vacancies.

This table contains a list of Non-Competitive Classified Service vacancies
Non-Competitive Vacancies
Grade Title Department Starting
Status Posting
End Date


This table contains a list of Non-Competitive Internal Classified Service vacancies

*Pursuant to the collective bargaining agreement between CSEA and New York State, only internal applications will be accepted at this time.
Internal Non-Competitive Vacancies
Grade Title Department Starting
Status Posting
End Date
SG-7 Janitor  Physical Facilities $32,325.00 Permanent, Full-Time 07/25/2018


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Labor Class

Labor class positions have no minimum educational or experience requirements. University employees are given first consideration for these positions.

This table contains a list of Labor Class Classified Service vacancies
Labor Class Vacancies
Grade Title Department Starting
Status Posting
End Date
SG-6 Plant Utilities Helper Physical Facilities $30,632.00 Contingent Permanent, Full-Time 07/26/2018
SG-4 Supply Assistant (6) Campus Mail Services Hourly Temporary, Anticipated 3-6 months 07/26/2018
SG-6 Maintenance Helper Physical Facilities $30,632.00 Permanent, Full-Time 08/01/2018

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Civil Service Examinations

Most New York State civil service examinations are held periodically, such as once a year. Some examinations are held on a continuous recruitment basis. This means that applications are accepted continuously; qualified applicants are tested on an as-needed basis and successful candidates' names are added to the eligible list continuously.

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Clery Act Notification

As required by the Clery Act, a copy of Binghamton University's Annual Security Report is available by accessing the following web site: You may also obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (607) 777-2187. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Binghamton University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

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Last Updated: 7/17/18