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.


Deputy Sheriff / Police Officer - Exam #66815
Exam date:  09/14/2019          Last date to file:  07/26/2019 by 4:30pm


Seasonal Laborer - Highway Department
Deadline extended and applications accepted until position is filled.

Youth Laborer - Summer Youth Employment Program - Youth Bureau
Applications will be accepted starting May 1st.  Open to Youth ages 14 - 20 yrs. old.

 Town & Village Job Opportunities

Supervisor of Village Electric Department - Village of Watkins Glen

Applications accepted until position is filled (re-posted 3/14/19)

 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.

Cleaner - Watkins Glen Central School District
Full-time, 40 hours/week, 12 months/year.  $11.10/hr. + shift .45/ hr. shift differential during school year.  Applications accepted until position is filled.

Maintenance Mechanic - Watkins Glen Central School District
Full-time, $14.20/hr. + .45/hr. shift differential during school year
Applications accepted until position is filled.

Minimum qualifications:  
One year of experience in general building construction, building maintenance, or in one of the standard building trades.

A certificate or Associate's degree in construction technology or one of the standard building trades may be counted for one year of the required experience.  Education must be from a regionally accredited college or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regent's to grant degrees or certificates.  Submit transcript or diploma to document education.

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