Civil Service

Civil Service Department Organization

Public employees are hired under a merit system known as civil service. The Schuyler County Civil Service Department, under the direction of the Personnel Officer, administers the provisions of the New York State Civil Service Law for all county departments, school districts, special districts, towns, and villages in Schuyler County.

Effective January 1, 2017 all applications for examination, applications for vacancies, and canvass letter responses MUST be received in the Civil Service office by 4:30pm on the designated last filing date. Applications received after the filing date (even if postmarked by the filing date) WILL NOT be accepted.

Emailed or faxed applications are not acceptable.


Caseworker Exam
Applications are accepted continuously with exams being given as needed. 


Cleaner (Part-time) - Buildings and Grounds
Applications accepted until 4:30 pm on June 21, 2018.

Senior Registered Professional Nurse - Schuyler County Community Services
Applications accepted until position is filled.
Summer Youth Employment Opportunity
Starting May 1, 2018 Schuyler County Youth Bureau will be accepting applications for Summer Youth Employment.  Available to Youth ages 14-20 and must be a Schuyler County resident or attend a Schuyler County District.  Seasonal, part-time work, $10.40/hr. Applications may be picked up at the Department of Social Services/Youth Bureau at the Human Services Complex, 323 Owego Street, Montour Falls, or below under Forms/County Employment/Summer Youth Applications part 1 & 2. 

Call 607-535-6236 for more information.  If hired applicants must provide original Social Security Card, Birth Certificate, Picture ID (or report card), and current working papers (age appropriate 14-15 or 16-17) at their orientation.  AA/EOE

Odessa Montour Central School Employment Opportunity:
None at this time.

Watkins Glen Central School Employment Opportunity:

Bus Driver - Watkins Glen Central School District
Full-time, 4 hours/day, $17.05/hr. with possibility of more hours with extra trips.  NYS Retirement with sick time, personal days.  District will pay for Class B and PS endorsements.  Fingerprinting required.  Applications accepted until filled.

Watkins Glen Public Library:
None at this time.


Watkins Glen Central School District - 2017 - 2018 school year -
Non-Teaching/Substitute positions  - Continuous Recruitment

Odessa - Montour Central School District - 2017 - 2018 school year - Needs Substitutes for Teacher Aides, Food Service Helpers and Cleaners

Non-Teaching /Substitute positions - Continuous Recruitment

Food Service Helper Substitutes are needed at both School Districts

                  ("School Employment" application link at the bottom of this page)

JOB SPECIFICATIONS - View descriptions of civil service jobs within Schuyler County.
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FORMS - Click on links below to access Civil Service Forms.