Civil Service Employment Portal

Yates County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

You can apply by mail, in person or online for Current Positions in Yates County, Upcoming Exams or Continuous Recruitment Exams.

A non-refundable examination fee is required for all exams.

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Upcoming Exams

# Name
(click to view job description)
Type Application Deadline Exam Date Apply Online
61971 CHIEF WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR OC 01/28/19 03/02/19 Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
77969 CHIEF WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR PROM 01/28/19 03/02/19 Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
63257 CHIEF WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR OC 01/28/19 03/02/19 Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
66684 EMERGENCY SERVICES DISPATCHER OC 12/18/18 01/19/19 Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
62436 WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR OC 01/28/19 03/02/19 Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92

How to Take a Civil Service Exam

The New York State Constitution states that public employees must be hired for jobs on the basis of merit and fitness. The Constitution also states that, for most jobs, merit and fitness must be measured by examination.

Click here for information from the New York State Department of Civil Service on how to take a Civil Service written test.

This is a list of all current exams within Yates County. For all exams, please see the General Conditions. Please follow the application guidelines.

Click Here to download a printable application.

Please note, not all exams listed below are for the County of Yates. Each exam announcement will identify the jurisdiction for which the exam is offered.

Competitive Class Positions

The competitive class of civil service consists of positions for which it is practicable to determine the merit and fitness of applicants by competitive examinations. These examinations are either open competitive, that is, open to all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications for the position; or, promotional, for those individuals already serving in a lower position within the same jurisdiction as the existing vacancy.

Provisional appointments may be made to positions in the competitive class if no list of eligible candidates exists. All provisional appointees are subject to passing a competitive examination and be reachable on any list established as a result of such an examination.

OC = Open Competitive - exams open to the public.

PROM = Promotional - exams for current employees.


Continuous Recruitment Exams

# Name
(click to view job description)
Type Application Deadline Exam Date Apply Online
YC-5 ACCOUNT CLERK TYPIST CR N/A N/A Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
YC-6 CASEWORKER CR N/A N/A Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
YC-3 CLERK CR N/A N/A Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
19070 COMPUTER AIDE CR N/A N/A Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
18842 COMPUTER TECHNICAL SPECIALIST CR N/A N/A Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
CORRECTIONS OFFICE/COURT SECURITY (PART TIME) CR N/A N/A Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
CORRECTIONS OFFICER (PART TIME) CR N/A N/A Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
YC-11 CUSTODIAN CR N/A N/A Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
YC-10 CUSTODIAN (PROMOTIONAL) CR N/A N/A Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
DEPUTY SHERIFF (PART TIME) CR N/A N/A Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
DISPATCHER (PART TIME) CR N/A N/A Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
YC-4 KEYBOARD SPECIALIST CR N/A N/A Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
MARINE PATROL OFFICE (PART TIME) CR N/A N/A Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
YC-9 OFFICE ASSISTANT I CR N/A N/A Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
PHYSICAL THERAPIST CR N/A N/A Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
YC-8 SENIOR TYPIST/SENIOR KEYBOARD SPECIALIST CR N/A N/A Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
19208 SYSTEMS ANALYST (EXAM REQUIRED) CR N/A N/A Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92
YC-12 WATER SYSTEMS OPERATOR/WASTEWATER MAINTAINER CR N/A N/A Apply ffd9f21e8078a9ecfd73efbf3aaf2b48bed3d9a173c2e7b0dfbf04a9d4cb7b92

Positions can be applied for at any time, and the eligible list will be used to fill vacancies as they occur. The Personnel Officer of Yates County reserves the right to terminate continuous recruitment and re-establish a periodic, announced-date type of examination.

OC = Open Competitive - exams open to the public.

PROM = Promotional - exams for current employees.