Personnel Department

Responsibilities & Services

The Personnel Department provides for the staffing needs of all town departments and ensures that the town's hiring practices are in compliance with all related laws and with the rules and regulations of the Suffolk County Department of Civil Service. This department is responsible for maintaining all employee records and the filing of necessary reports to the appropriate State and County agencies.

The Department manages the town's employee benefits program for its 450 active employees and 300 retirees and their families and administers and participates in the negotiation of the town's three collective bargaining agreements, including facilitating the resolution of labor disputes.

The Personnel Department administers the town's Drug and Alcohol Testing Program in accordance with the U.S. Department of Transportation regulations and town policy, as well as the town's Employee Assistance Program (EAP.)


Employment applications are available for download or at the Personnel Department, which is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

View a list of current Job Opportunities.


The Town of Smithtown is an equal opportunity employer. The town is committed to making all personnel and employment decisions without regard to age, race, creed, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, veterans status, genetic predisposition, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by law.