Civil Service Examinations

**WE HAVE MOVED TO OUR NEW LOCATION AT THE ORANGE COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, 255 MAIN STREET, GOSHEN, NY 10924**

*All checks and money orders for civil service examinations MUST be made payable to the Commissioner of Finance. *

This list may not always be complete. Please check with the Department of Human Resources at call 845-291-2707, option 2, for a complete list of all open competitive examinations.

In order to take a civil service exam, you must complete an Orange County Application for Examination / Employment (PDF) and file within the announced filing period. Please refer to the individual exam announcements listed below regarding minimum qualifications, filing periods and application fees. You may also view Promotional Announcements.

Weather

In case of inclement weather, on the morning of the examination please call the exam hotline at 845-291-2707 for information on possible delays, cancellations or other updates.

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR POLICE OFFICER CANDIDATES:  The NYS Department of Civil Service recently discovered an error in the Guide to the Written Test for Entry Level Law Enforcement Officer Series (For all municipalities except White Plains). Specifically, there were incorrect answers listed for practice test questions 6, 7,  and 8 on page 37.  

This error has been corrected and the test guide reposted on their website with a note indicating that it has been revised. Candidates can access the revised test guide at https://www.cs.ny.gov/testing/testguides.cfm.

Scheduled Open Competitive Examinations

Continuous Recruitment - Open Competitive Exams

Civil Service Documents