Current Civil Service Exams and Information
Public Works Foreman - Open Competitive
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Public Works Superintendent - Open Competitive
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Email Notification Announcement
Applications are accepted from January 1st thru December 31st of each year for non-competitive positions that may come up within the City during the calendar year.
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Application PDF form
MANDATORY AUTHORIZATION CONSENT FORM to be filed with all applications
Exam Fee Waiver Application For unemployed Head of Households
Any exam given in multiple locations on the same day can be cross-filed per NYS civil service.
Click for Cross-File Form. (Microsoft Word) Must be submitted with Examination Application.
If you cannot take the exam on the date scheduled, you may be able to schedule an alternate test date. Click the following to see if you are eligible for another dateClick Here for Civil Service Alternate Test Date Policy.
Applications for examinations should only be filled out and provided to the Civil Service Commission Office when there are exams announced and the last date for the filing of applications has not passed. EXAM FEES MUST BE INCLUDED WITH THE APPLICATION UNLESS FILING FOR AN EXAM FEE WAIVER AS AN UNEMPLOYED HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD (WAIVER FORM MUST BE RECEIVED WITH THE APPLICATION).
* Notice to candidates who took the November 16, 2013 Police Officer Examination.
It is the responsibility of the candidate to provide a college transcript to the Commission office verifying that they have met the minimum requirements before they can be certified for appointment. DO NOT ASSUME THAT A TRANSCRIPT PROVIDED FOR A PREVIOUS EXAMINATION WILL BE USED. Contact the office at 695-8626 regarding transcripts or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
* Notice to candidates who took the March 19, 2016 Firefighter Examination.
It is the responsibility of the candidate to provide a copy of their New York State basic Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certificate to the Commission office verifying that they have met the minimum requirements before they can be certified for appointment. DO NOT ASSUME THAT A CERTIFICATE PROVIDED FOR A PREVIOUS EXAMINATION WILL BE USED. Contact the office at 695-8626 regarding certificates or e-mail: Email Civil Service
Please call Civil Service Department at 695-8626 for more information.
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