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Civil Service Examinations

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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 Download a Job Application or contact us at (607) 274-6539 or to request an application.

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Applications for these exams must be submitted by the specified deadline.

Currently, there are no exams scheduled.  Please check back later.







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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

Clerical and Secretarial Exams:

Data Entry Specialist Exam #18-000

Entry Level Account-keeping Exam #25-000

Entry Level Clerical Exam #15-000

Financial Clerk Exam #26-000

Library Clerk Exam #35-000

Office Assistant Exam #45-000

Senior Level Secretarial Exam #55-000

Senior Level Secretarial Exam #56-000 (promotional exam)

Custodian Exams:

 Custodian Exam #10-000

 Custodian Exam #11-000 (promotional exam)

Information Technology Exams:

Microcomputer Specialist Exam #10-204

Network Engineer Exam #10-588

Network Integration Specialist Exam #10-203

Network Specialist Exam #10-621

Senior Network Administrator Exam #10-205

Systems Administrator Exam #12-125