Human Resources


8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday

Our Mission

The mission of the Human Resources (HR) Department is to:

  • Efficiently administer HR services including:
    • Employee benefits administration
    • Personnel policy development and implementation
    • Record and reporting and supervisory and employee training and development
    • Recruitment and selection
  • Enhance compliance with employment laws and regulations
  • Facilitate communication regarding town employment

General Information on Working for the Town of Hyde Park

Town of Hyde Park offers application for employment and support for employees both past and current. The HR Department strives to provide interested candidates with easy access to information on how to obtain employment in our town government. Job vacancies for entrance level positions are filled either by Civil Service examinations, advertisements, or screening applications on file with the HR Department. View our employment application (PDF). You can also obtain an application in-person by stopping in the HR Department located in Town Hall or emailing your request.

Civil Service Examinations

Vacancies for competitive class positions are filled though civil service examinations. For more information regarding this process, you should contact the Dutchess County Human Resources Department. Positions in the labor, non-competitive and exempt class do not require an examination.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The Town of Hyde Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Town does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, military status, arrest/criminal record, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or sexual orientation. Discrimination based on any of the above is strictly prohibited. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, compensation, promotion, transfer, training, leave of absence, and termination.

Retention of Applications

Applications remain in active status for a one-year period. You are encouraged to submit a new application if the one year period has lapsed.

(Please note, you will need to fill out both a Town of Hyde Park Job Application as well as a County application (PDF).)

Postings for Jobs

Labor, non-competitive and exempt class positions will be posted on our website when vacancies occur.