Civil Service Examinations

Important Updates

Notice to exam candidates for exams held after 02/10/22 - Face masks are no longer required inside businesses or public buildings per Governor Hochul.  Please note, candidates may continue to wear a face mask if they choose to. Please check back for updates as this information is subject to change.

General Information

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. 


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.

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Scheduled Open Competitive Examinations

Civil Service Documents