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Job Openings

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Application Deadline Apply Online
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE SPECIALIST 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
APPLY HERE FOR A MILITARY MAKE UP EXAM 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
ASSISTANT CIVIL ENGINEER 03/27/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING SERVICES 03/27/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
CITY ATTORNEY 04/15/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
CIVIL ENGINEER 03/29/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
CONTROLLER
CRIME ANALYST 03/27/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
ELECTRICIAN 03/29/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE CITY MANAGER 03/06/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY PROGRAM CASE MANAGER 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
GIAC - SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
GIAC AFTER SCHOOL RECREATION ATTENDANT 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
INFORMATION SYSTEMS DESKTOP SPECIALIST 03/27/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
PLUMBING INSPECTOR 03/29/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
POLICE OFFICER - TRANSFER APPLICANTS ONLY 12/31/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
TREE TRIMMER 03/29/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR TRAINEE 03/20/24 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
(click to view job description)
Type Application Deadline Exam Date Apply Online
72-963 ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (ICSD) EXAM NO. 72-963 OC 03/28/24 05/04/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
86-507 ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT EXAM NO. 86-507 OC 03/28/24 05/04/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
70-949 ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR EXAM NO. 70-949 OC 03/28/24 05/04/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
67-610 SIDEWALK PROGRAM MANAGER EXAM NO. 67-610 OC 03/07/24 04/13/24 Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
85-175 SUPERVISING CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE EXAM NO. 85-175 OC 03/28/24 05/04/24 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
823-01 LIBRARY CLERK N/A N/A Apply 6725ccf0b3a0a504ac015c6c4f4c2c4bfd55dd1e7b934acb62321ed90aabcfb6
823-02 TYPIST 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)