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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 substituted for a completed job application.   FAXED, SCANNED, PHOTOCOPIES 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
Department of Social Services

Paralegal

(Please see Exam Announcement Below)

$32,001 - $37,786
June 18, 2018
Information Technology Department

Microcomputer Specialist

(Please see Exam Announcement Below)

$34,946 - $41,296
June 25, 2018
Department of Social Services
$36,532 - $43,232
June 26, 2018
Department of Social Services
$13.8474/hour
June 27, 2018
Department of Social Services
$13.2754/hour
June 28, 2018
Treasurer Department
$28,075 - $33,080
June 29, 2018
County Jail
$12.9894/hour
Open
County Jail
$43,112 - $50,392
Open
Highway Department
$27,996 - $32,274
Open

 

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, SCANNED, PHOTOCOPIES OR E-MAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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.

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
County Wide
June 25, 2018
TBD
Department of Social Services
June 18, 2018
June 23, 2018
Department of Social Services
June 18, 2018
June 23, 2018
Department of Social Services
June 18, 2018
June 23, 2018
Department of Social Services
June 18, 2018
June 23, 2018
Department of Social Services
June 18, 2018
June 23, 2018
Otsego County
Continuous Recruitment
TBD
County Wide
Continuous Recruitment
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

Sr. Personnel Assistant:

Wendy Lichtman

Personnel Technician:

Erica O'Brien

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ContacInformation

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