Civil Service Employment Portal


Otsego County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You can apply by mail, in person or Online for Current Vacancies in Otsego County, Upcoming Exams or Continuous Recruitment Exams.

A completed application must be submitted for each examination for which you wish to be considered.

Examination Filing Information:

Filing Fee: A fee of $15.00 is required for each separately numbered examination for which you apply. The fee for Law Enforcement Exams (Correction Officer, Police Officer, Deputy Sheriff Series) is $25.00. After completion of the application, payment can be made in the form of Money Order or Credit Card. If paying by Money Order payment must be mailed or delivered in person to the Otsego County Personnel Department no later than four (4) business days after the deadline. Make money order payable to County of Otsego and write the examination title and number(s) on your money order. CASH OR PERSONAL CHECKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED, NO EXCEPTIONS. As no refunds will be made, you are urged to compare your qualifications carefully with the requirements for admission and file only for those examinations for which you are clearly qualified. No determination of eligibility will be made prior to filing of applications. No exceptions will be made for this fee requirement.

Residence Requirement/Preference: There are no residency requirements for these examinations. However, preference in appointment may be given to successful candidates who have been residents of Otsego County for at least one month immediately preceding the scheduled date of the written examination.

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Click here to download a printable application.

How to Apply Online, by Mail or in Person


Upcoming Exams

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

Continuous Recruitment Exams

# Name
(click to view announcement)
Type Salary Apply Online
ACCOUNT CLERK CR N/A APPLY
na ACCOUNT CLERK-TYPIST CR varies APPLY
10-202 KEYBOARD SPECIALIST CR Varies APPLY