Human Resources

The Human Resources Department is responsible for a variety of personnel-related activities, including but not limited to recruitment, regulatory compliance, administering personnel policies, benefits administration, workers compensation, labor employee relations and overall workforce management for the Town of Brighton in accordance with all federal and New York State rules and regulations including New York Civil Service Law.  The Human Resources Director also functions as the Town’s EEO Officer, ADA and FMLA Coordinator.

As a public employer, hiring at the Town of Brighton is regulated by New York State Civil Service Law, which is intended to ensure that positions in government are filled by qualified applicants. Under Civil Service Law, the Civil Service Commission of Monroe County handles the administration of regulations concerning "classified" service, which includes competitive class, non-competitive class, labor class, and exempt employees. The commission does not have jurisdiction over the "unclassified" service, which includes only elected and certain appointed officials. With the exception of labor class jobs, and a small number of confidential positions, our full-time positions are filled by candidates who successfully pass an appropriate Civil Service examination for the position for which they are applying.

Open positions in the Town of Brighton will be posted on official bulletin boards in Town buildings, on the Town website, and on popular online job boards. In all cases, applicants will be asked to complete an application and submit a resume of qualifications.

The Town of Brighton interviews, reviews, and selects candidates based on qualifications for specific job openings.  Where a Civil Service list exists for a competitive position, candidates on the list will be canvassed for eligibility.

You may also contact the Monroe County Department of Human Resources at (585) 428-5550 or online at for more information.

The Town of Brighton is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to age, race, religion, color, citizenship, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, family care status, pregnancy, military status, veteran status, disability, prior criminal offense, domestic violence victim status, gender identity, gender expression, genetic status, limited English proficiency or any other lawfully protected status.