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Schenectady County Human Resources and Civil Service


* Please be advised that all Schenectady County civil service examinations scheduled for Saturday, March 14 and Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Draper Middle School have been postponed. All impacted candidates will be notified of an alternate test date in the near future.


Schenectady County Human Resources and Civil Service provides career opportunities for employment within Schenectady County including County government and all of the municipalities and schools districts therein. Schenectady County values a high performing, diverse workforce. The County government employs 1,100 full-time and hundreds of part-time employees.

Services also include assistance with civil service exam applications and the provision of test prep courses prior to taking a civil service exam.

Did you know?

  • You can create an account on the County Employment Portal that will alert you when jobs you are interested in are posted. 
  • Credit cards are accepted for Civil Service Exam Fees.

Career Spotlight

Executive  Director, Schenectady County Human Rights Commission

The Schenectady County Human Rights Commission is seeking an Executive Director.  This position involves responsibility for directing, planning, and implementing a program designed to improve human and intergroup relations in the community.  The Executive Director will work to further the programs and policies of the Human Rights Commission including the investigation, education, and counseling in matters involving discrimination against disadvantaged groups; activities leading to the attainment and preservation of the civil rights of minority groups; and research and analysis of problems affecting the racial and ethnic groups of the community and of solutions of community problems involving peaceful, rational methods of resolving differences through mediation, conference and conciliation. 

Submit a cover letter of interest with application/resume by mail, email, or in person to:

Schenectady County Human Rights Commission
c/o Schenectady County Human Resources
620 State Street, 2nd Floor
Schenectady, NY 12305

or CLICK HERE to apply online through our Employment Portal.


Glendale Home is looking for CNAs, LPNs and RNs

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to start a career in a beautiful, home-like facility.

As a County employee, you would be eligible for generous benefits which include Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, paid time off and NY State Retirement.

We invite you to e-mail your resume, or just stop in to tour our facility and meet our staff. On the spot interviews are offered Monday through Friday.

Jennifer Panter
518-384-3600 ext. 3760

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