Personnel Department

Welcome to the Otsego County Personnel Department's Webpage.  Please click on the Vacancies and Examination Schedule link below for infomation on vacancies and examinations within Otsego County. 




NOTE: If you are interested and qualified for the promotion exam you MUST take the corresponding statewide exam for the specific title and for which you meet the minimum qualifications. Even though you apply for both the statewide open-competitive and promotion exams for a specific title, you only have to take one (1) exam for that specific title, which will be used to establish both the statewide open-competitive and promotion eligible list for the specific title.

Click on the Director of Facilites Exam Information link above to access additional exam information and apply to the statewide open-competitive exam. Click on the Vacancies and Examination Schedule link above to access the Otsego County Civil Service exam schedule including the promotion exam postings for the Director of Facilities positions.

Otsego County's Civil Service

Civil Service Rules

Forms, Applications and Resources:

Application for Vacancies and Examinations (PDF) This application should be used for both examinations and vacancies.  You may complete the application on line, but it must be signed and returned to the Personnel Office.  Faxed or

e-mailed applications will not be accepted.  

Crossfiler Notification Form (PDF) This needs to be completed and returned to the Personnel Office if you are taking exams with more than one jurisdiction.

Alternate Test Date Policy (PDF)

Application for Vets Credits (PDF)

Fee Waiver Application (PDF)

How to take a Written Exam (PDF)

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.



Personnel Officer:

Penney S. Gentile

Personnel Assistant:

Wendy Lichtman

Contact Information



E-mail: Personnel


Personnel Department
Old Jail Building

183 Main Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326

Mailing address:

197 Main Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326