Schenectady County Civil Service Commission
Civil Service Commission
County Office Building - 2nd Floor
620 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305-2305
Office: (518) 388-4233
Fax: (518) 388-4235
Public employees are hired under a merit system known as civil service. Civil service law specifies the procedures for selecting employees based upon their qualifications and competence.
Jobs are typically filled using lists of eligible candidates who have passed a civil service examination for a specific title. The menu to the left provides access to exam announcements and information you will need to know about taking civil service exams, as well as other useful employment related information.