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Job Openings

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Application Deadline Apply Online
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE SPECIALIST 05/29/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
APPLY HERE FOR A MILITARY MAKE UP EXAM 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
AQUATIC POSITIONS AT GIAC 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
CIVIL ENGINEER 05/22/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
CONTROLLER
GIAC - SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
GIAC SUMMER CAMP COUNSELORS 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
GRANT ADMINISTRATOR 05/22/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
LABORATORY TECHNICIAN 05/29/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
LABORER - ITHACA HOUSING AUTHORITY 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
LABORER - SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT - HIGHWAYS, SIGN SHOP, WATER & SEWER DIVISION 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
LABORER - SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT - RETURNING EMPLOYEES 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
LABORER - WATER TREATMENT PLANT - SEASONAL POSITION 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
MAINTENANCE WORKER - ITHACA HOUSING AUTHORITY 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
PLUMBING INSPECTOR 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
POLICE OFFICER - TRANSFER APPLICANTS ONLY 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
POOL MAINTENANCE STAFF 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR 05/29/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR TRAINEE 05/29/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
WORKING SUPERVISOR 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
YOUTH BUREAU - NEWLY HIRED SEASONAL EMPLOYEES ONLY 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
YOUTH BUREAU - SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT - NEW APPLICANTS 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6

 

Upcoming Civil Service Exams

The civil service examination for each position is unique to the position. The examination announcements listed below provide information regarding the examinations that are currently available. If after reading an examination announcement, you are interested in applying for an examination, please apply online, download a job application or contact us at 607-274-6539 or email to request an application.

PLEASE READ EXAM ANNOUNCEMENTS CAREFULLY.

# Name
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Type Application Deadline Exam Date Apply Online
2024-0524 OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST EXAM NO. 2024-0524 OC 05/24/24 05/24/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
85-991 PAYROLL COORDINATOR EXAM NO. 85-991 OC 05/23/24 07/13/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6

 

Continuous Recruitment Exams

We continuously accept applications for these exams. Multiple exam dates are offered throughout the year. Continuous recruitment exams may also be scheduled by appointment by contacting the Human Resources Department at 607-274-6539 or email.

# Name
(click to view job description)
Application Deadline Exam Date Apply Online

 

Study Guides

  • Custodian Study Guide (PDF)
  • Police Officer Study Guide (PDF)
  • Entrance Level Audit and Account Clerk Series (PDF)
  • Senior Level Secretarial Study Guide (PDF)
  • Entrance Level Clerical and Library Clerk Study Guide (PDF)
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Trainee Study Guide (PDF)
  • Firefighter Study Guide (PDF)