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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 either online for exams that have a "LOGIN" option or by PDF - click here for application and file within the announced filing period. Please refer to the individual exam announcements listed below regarding minimum qualifications, filing periods and application fees.   

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. 

General Information on applying for and taking exams

Credit Card- Convenience Fee (Paid by Applicant) 
Credit/ Debit (Online) 
3.75% per payment with a minimum of $1.00

 

 

Weather and other Related Emergencys  -  In case of inclement weather, or any other emergency, all candidates are encouraged to call the hotline on the morning of the examination at 845-291-2707 for information on possible delays, cancellations or other updates.

 Alternate Test Date Policy


Civil Service Documents

 The Department of Human Resources is happy to announce the ability to apply for continuous recruitment exams online!   See the below links for further information. 

Exam #
Exam Name
(click to view announcement)
Type
Deadline
Exam Date
Apply
61137
OC
02/14/2023
03/25/2023

Exam #
Exam Name
(click to view announcement)
Type
Apply

Disclaimers

Promotional exams require you to be permanently employed in the participating agency and to have served on a permanent basis in the specific title(s) noted on the exam announcement. Please read the announcement carefully to ensure you meet the promotional qualifications.

Please check the website periodically for notices regarding promotional opportunities that have been issued to County Departments and various jurisdictions within Orange County.

Promotional Examinations

The following promotional exam announcements have been posted in the Department of Human Resources and the participating department(s) noted below. In order to participate in the promotional examination(s) listed, you must possess the required permanent service with the participating department(s) as noted on the promotional examination announcement.

All checks and money orders for civil service examinations must be made payable to the Commissioner of Finance.


Exam #
Exam Name
(click to view announcement)
Type
Deadline
Exam Date
Apply

Exam #
Exam Name
(click to view announcement)
Type
Apply