Working for the Government

Nassau County Civil Service Commission 
The Nassau County Civil Service Commission ensures County taxpayers of a public workforce qualified for their jobs pursuant to the principles of selection according to merit and fitness. Information about available positions and an application to take the Civil Service Examination is available.

Nassau County Gov't Employment Opportunities
Dept. of Social Services Positions
Glen Cove Civil Service 
The City of Glen Cove administers its own Department of Civil Service.

City of Long Beach 
The City of Long Beach administers its own Department of Civil Service.

Working for New York State 
Information for County Employees & Retirees

Employment Resources & Assistance

Job Development Center 
The Job Development Center is the unit of the Human Rights Commission devoted to assisting residents of the County to find employment. It is the aim of the Job Development Center to assist all residents, with emphasis on minority group members, in achieving this goal. The Center also refers applicants to job training, alerts the community to upcoming Civil Service examinations and County job opportunities. The Job Development Center cooperates with the Office of Women's Services, Office of Hispanic Affairs, and the Office of Veteran's Affairs in providing services to County residents. Calling (516) 571-3553 or coming to the office at 240 Old Country Road, 6th floor, Suite 606, Mineola, NY 11501 can reach the Job Development Center.

New York State Department of Labor Job Resources 

Veterans Employment Resources

Nassau Vets Program 
A program to help Nassau County Veterans find employment and housing.

As a veteran, you can get a much-needed competitive edge in today's tough labor market by visiting a New York State Department of Labor office.

Federal Office of Personnel Management 
This site contains information for job seeking veterans, veterans currently employed by the Federal Government, and Federal human resources specialists.

US Dept of Labor, New York Regional Solicitor's Office 
Veterans' Reemployment: The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) protect veterans, reservists, and other military personnel from discrimination in employment in the private sector. The Office provides legal support to the Veterans Employment and Training Services, and litigates violations of this statute in U.S. District Court.

Day Care 

Through the Department of Social Services, childcare is provided not only to residents on temporary assistance, but also to working families who meet income guidelines for subsidies. Various kinds of childcare are available throughout Nassau County. To obtain more information visit the Department of Social Services' website or call the application unit at 516-571-5165.