The County Personnel and Civil Service Department is headed by a Personnel Officer appointed by the County Legislature. The Department is responsible for developing and administering a comprehensive personnel management system.
Specific functions include the following:
Orientation of new employees
Employee Training and Development
Wage and Salary Administration
Pay grades and salary ranges
Employee and Labor Relations
Negotiations for collective bargaining under the Taylor Law
Health and hospitalization insurance
Tuition aid programs
Additionally, the Department has civil service oversight for the entire county. These responsibilities include payroll certification, job classification, and advice and assistance concerning New York State Civil Service Law for Steuben County's 2 cities, 32 towns, 13 villages, 12 school districts, Corning Community College, 5 special districts, and county government.