Civil Service Examinations

**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.


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.

Scheduled Open Competitive Examinations

Continuous Recruitment - Open Competitive Exams

Civil Service Documents