The Civil Service unit administers State Civil Service Law for approximately 4500 employees of 26 local governments, nine school districts, two library districts, the Geneva Housing Authority, Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES, and the Finger Lakes Community College. Job analysis, classification of positions, recruitment, testing and legal compliance through payroll certification are primary functions of the Civil Service unit.
Employee Relations administers the County’s comprehensive benefit program including: health, dental, life, short term and long term disability insurances, flexible spending accounts and 105(h) health reimbursement accounts for employees and retirees, NYS Retirement System and a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, including 401a Savings Match. The Employee Relations area is also responsible for contract administration with all County negotiating units.
Employee Safety provides technical assistance and training programs to assist the County and its municipalities in reducing injuries, compliance with PESH regulations, and other risk management functions, and provides fire prevention services for County owned properties. The primary focus of this unit is reduction of injuries to County and municipal employees.