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.


Care Manager - #60051
Exam date:  12/01/18  Last date to file:  10/12/18 by 4:30pm

Correction Officer - #61295
Exam date: 11/17/18 Last date to file: 09/27/18 by 4:30pm

Library Director I - #65600 (Training and Experience)
Last date to file:  09/20/18 


Meal Deliverer - On Call - Office for the Aging
Applications accepted until position is filled.

Cleaner (Part time) - Buildings & Grounds
Applications accepted until position is filled.

Public Health Specialist - Public Health
Applications accepted until position is filled.

Senior Staff Social Worker - Schuyler County Community Services
Applications accepted until position is filled.

Village of Watkins Glen - Laborers for Skate Program
Last date to apply 9/21/18 by 4:00pm

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, $17.56/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.

Maintenance Mechanic - Watkins Glen Central School District
Full-time, entry level salary is per contract at $14.20/hr and starting as soon as possible.  Minimum qualification:  one year of experience in general building construction, building maintenance, or in one of the standard building trades. 

NOTE:  A certificate or Associates degree in construction technology or one of the standard building trades may be counted for the one year of required experience.  Education must be a regionally credited college or one accredited by New York State Board of Regents to grand degrees or certificates.  Submit transcript or diploma to document education.

Click here for additional details on typical work activities for the position.

Watkins Glen Public Library:

None at this time.


Watkins Glen Central School District - 2018 - 2019 school year -
Non-Teaching/Substitute positions  - Continuous Recruitment

Odessa - Montour Central School District - 2018 - 2019 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.