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Current Vacancies

Otsego County requires a completed job application for each vacancy for which you wish to be considered.  A resume cannot be substitued for a completed job application.   FAXED OR

E-MAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Residence Requirement/Preference: There are no residency requirements for the listed vacancy(s). However, preference in appointment may be given to residents of Otsego County and/or the towns, villages, school districts, and special districts within the County.

 

Location
Position
Salary
Last Date to File
County Jail
$12.1179/hour
October 24, 2014
Department of Health

Children with Special Needs Special Educator

$42,216
October 31, 2014
E-911 Communications
$55,000 - $65,000
November 15, 2015

 

Examination Filing Information:

Filing Fee: A fee of $15.00 is required for each separately numbered examination for which you apply.The fee for Law Enforcement Exams (Correction Officer, Police Officer, Deputy Sheriff Series) is $25.00. The required fee must accompany your application for the examination. Make money order payable to County of Otsego and write the examination number(s) and the last four digits of your Social Security Number on your money order. CASH OR PERSONAL CHECKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED, NO EXCEPTIONS. As no refunds will be made, you are urged to compare your qualifications carefully with the requirements for admission and file only for those examinations for which you are clearly qualified. No determination of eligibility will be made prior to filing of applications. No exceptions will be made for this fee requirement.

Examination Schedule

A completed application must be submitted for each examination for which you wish to be considered.  A resume cannot be substituted for a completed application.  You must complete an exam application even if you filled one out for a previous vacancy.  FAXED OR

E-MAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Residence Requirement/Preference: There are no residency requirements for this examination. However, preference in appointment may be given to successful candidates who have been residents of Otsego County for at least one month immediately preceding the scheduled date of the written examination(see filing fee information above).

Test Guides and Resource:

Test Guides and Resource Booklets for Local Examinations (External) Test Guides published by the New York State Department of Civil Service are usually targeted to specific, entry-level titles.

*Effective 2/17/11: the filing fee for examinations has changed, please see above for the updated amounts.

Examination Title & Number

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Position Location Filing Deadline Examination Date
Otsego County Department of Health
October 27, 2014
December 6, 2014
Otsego County
October 27, 2014
December 6, 2014
Otsego County
November 8, 2014
December 6, 2014
Otsego County
November 8, 2014
December 6, 2014
Otsego County Planning Department
November 8, 2014
December 6, 2014
Otsego County Jail
November 15, 2014
January 10, 2015
Otsego County
Continuous Recruitment
TBD
County Wide
Continous Recreuitment
TBD
County Wide
Continuous Recruitment

Periodically

County Wide
Continuous Recruitment

Periodically

County Wide
Continuous Recruitment

Periodically

OTSEGO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Staff

Personnel Officer:

Penney S. Gentile

Personnel Assistant:


Contact Information

Phone:

607-547-4239
Fax:

607-547-6496
E-mail: Personnel

Located:

Personnel Department
Old Jail Building

183 Main Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326

Mailing address:
Personnel
197 Main Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326