Human Resources

General Human Resources inquiries may be e-mailed to:  Human Resources Department

The Chautauqua County Department of Human Resources is responsible for ensuring that people are hired for public employment by the merit and fitness standards mandated by the Civil Service Law.

Hiring Responsibilities

The Department of Human Resources oversees the hiring processes for all Chautauqua County Government departments and agencies, as well as its towns, villages, school districts, special districts, City of Dunkirk, City of Jamestown, and BOCES Second Supervisory District, Erie-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus counties.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

It is Chautauqua County's policy to not discriminate on the basis of age, race, (including traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hair styles) creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, arrest record or status as a victim of domestic violence, familial status, gender/gender expression, reproductive health decisions, citizenship or immigration status, or any other factor prohibited by law. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business needs.


County ADA and Section 504 Coordinator:
Deborah Makowski
Chautauqua County Department of Human Resources
Gerace Office Building, 3 N. Erie St.
Mayville, NY 14757
(716) 753-4237



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held on May 29, 2024 at 10:00 AM in room 149 of the Gerace Office Building, 3 North Erie Street, Mayville, NY 14757, to amend the Appendices to the Chautauqua County Rules for the Classified Civil Service.  The amendments are proposed to the Appendices for the Exempt, Non-competitive, Emergency Defense, Flaherty classes and text changes.

The full text of the Appendices revision is available for inspection at the office of the Director of Human Resources, Room 144, Gerace Office Building, Mayville, New York during business hours, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday, or through this link.

April 24, 2024


Related Documents
  1. 2024 NYS & Federal Labor Law Posters
  2. ADA and Section 504 Grievance Procedure (PDF)
  3. E-Verify Participation Notice
  4. Title VI Policy (PDF)
  5. Frequently Asked Questions
  6. Right To Work Notice
  7. Rules for the Classified Civil Service
  8. Corporate Compliance Notice