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.


Account Clerk - Keyboard Specialist #ACKBS042719
Last date to file:  04/12/19 by 4:30pm      Exam: 04/27/19

Caseworker #CW2019CR - Department of Social Services
Last date to file: 03/29/19 by 4:30pm     Exam: 05/11/19

Assessor Exam #60903 - Real Property Tax Service

Last date to file:  04/12/19 by 4:30pm      Exam:  06/01/19

Real Property Appraiser Trainee Exam #61974 - Real Property Tax Service
Last date to file:  04/12/19 by 4:30pm      Exam:  06/01/19


Cook (PT) - Sheriff's Department
Applications accepted until position is filled.

Seasonal Laborer - Highway Department
Last date to file:  04/05/19 by 4:30pm

Summer Youth Employment Supervisor - Youth Bureau
Last date to file: 04/30/19 by 4:30pm

Assistant District Attorney - District Attorney
Applications accepted until position is filled.

 Town & Village Job Opportunities

Supervisor of Village Electric Department - Village of Watkins Glen
Applications accepted until position is filled (re-posted 3/14/19)

Supervisor of Village Streets - Village of Watkins Glen
Last date to file:  03/25/19 by 4:30pm

 School District Job Opportunities

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.


Watkins Glen Public Library:

None at this time.


Odessa - Montour Central & Watkins Glen Central School Districts  - 2018-2019 school year -

Accepting application for all Non-Teaching /Substitute positions - Continuous Recruitment