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Job Openings

Name
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Application Deadline Apply Online
APPLY HERE FOR A MILITARY MAKE UP EXAM 12/31/22 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
BUILDING AND GROUNDS MAINTENANCE WORKER 12/14/22 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
CHIEF WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR 12/31/22 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
CUSTODIAL WORKER 12/15/22 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
CUSTODIAN 12/15/22 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
DEPUTY CITY CLERK 12/12/22 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR 12/31/22 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
FIREFIGHTER - TRANSFER AND REINSTATEMENT APPLICANTS ONLY 12/31/22 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
GIAC - SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT 12/31/22 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
GIAC AFTER SCHOOL RECREATION ATTENDANT 12/31/22 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
GIAC PROGRAM ASSISTANT - YOUTH/PRE-TEEN DIVISION 12/15/22 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
LABORER (SEASONAL) - MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE 12/31/22 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
LIGHT EQUIPMENT OPERATOR - MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE 12/31/22 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
MOTOR EQUIPMENT MECHANIC 12/31/22 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
POLICE OFFICER - TRANSFER APPLICANTS ONLY 12/31/22 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
SIDEWALK PROGRAM MANAGER 12/31/22 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
TREE TRIMMER 12/31/22 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
YOUTH BUREAU - NEWLY HIRED SEASONAL EMPLOYEES ONLY 12/31/22 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
YOUTH BUREAU - SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT - NEW APPLICANTS 12/31/22 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
YOUTH PROGRAM LEADER - YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SERVICE 12/19/22 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
(click to view job description)
Type Application Deadline Exam Date Apply Online
76-360 ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC WORKS (W&S) NCP EXAM NO. 76-360 PROM 12/29/22 02/11/23 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
76-669 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER NCP EXAM NO. 76-669 PROM 12/29/22 02/11/23 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
63-264 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT EXAM NO. 63-264 OC 12/29/22 02/11/23 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
68-336 FIREFIGHTER EXAM NO. 68-336 OC 01/04/23 02/11/23 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
63-595 MICROCOMPUTER TECHNICIAN EXAM NO. 63-595 OC 12/15/22 01/28/23 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
78-355 POLICE RECORDS SUPERVISOR NCP EXAM NO. 78-355 PROM 12/29/22 02/11/23 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
67-015 POLICE SUPPORT SPECIALIST EXAM NO. 67-015 OC 12/29/22 02/11/23 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
78-466 POLICE SUPPORT SPECIALIST EXAM NO. 78-466 PROM 12/29/22 02/11/23 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
61-240 STOCK ROOM CLERK EXAM NO. 61-240 OC 12/15/22 01/28/23 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
68-585 STOCK ROOM MANAGER EXAM NO. 68-585 OC 12/15/22 01/28/23 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
998-01 ACCOUNT CLERK N/A N/A Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
998-02 ACCOUNT CLERK TYPIST N/A N/A Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
996-01 CUSTODIAN N/A N/A Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
996-02 CUSTODIAN - PROMOTIONAL EXAM (ICSD EMPLOYEES ONLY) N/A N/A Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
823-01 LIBRARY CLERK N/A N/A Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
026-03 SCHOOL SECRETARY N/A N/A Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
026-04 SCHOOL SECRETARY - PROMOTIONAL EXAM (ICSD EMPLOYEES ONLY) N/A N/A Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
026-05 SENIOR TYPIST N/A N/A Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
026-06 SENIOR TYPIST - PROMOTIONAL EXAM (ICSD EMPLOYEES ONLY) N/A N/A Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
823-02 TYPIST N/A N/A Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
865-01 WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR N/A N/A Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
865-02 WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR TRAINEE N/A N/A Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
865-03 WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR N/A N/A Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
865-04 WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR TRAINEE N/A N/A Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6

 

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)