Civil Service Examinations


**** IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT**** Exam Applications must be postmarked by the last filing date noted on the exam announcement.  As a result of the Coronavirus there will not be a 2 day walk in grace period. Effective immediately this office is not accepting hand delivered applications.  Again, all applications must be mailed and postmarked by the last filing date noted on the announcement.


NOTE:  Civil Service Examinations scheduled for Saturday April 25th have been cancelled until further notice.


***IMPORTANT UPDATE*** All scheduled Police Officer/Deputy Sheriff agilities are now postponed due to an abundance of caution being taken considering the Coronavirus.  Candidates will receive correspondence in the mail with a new date.   


**Effective January 1, 2020, only applications with the issue date of 7/01/2019 will be accepted.  Please print out the application below or you may pick up an application at the Orange County Department of Human Resources located at 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 ANNOUNCEMENT**** Exam Applications must be postmarked by the last filing date noted on the exam announcement.  As a result of the Coronavirus there will not be a 2 day walk in grace period. Effective immediately this office is not accepting hand delivered applications.  Again, all applications must be mailed and postmarked by the last filing date noted on the announcement.


Scheduled Open Competitive Examinations

Continuous Recruitment - Open Competitive Exams

Civil Service Documents