ATTENTION: Effective September 1st, 2020 the Personnel Office will resume charging $15 for all civil service exams.
|7551 Court Street, P.O. Box 217, Elizabethtown, New York 12932
(518) 873-3360 Fax: (518) 873-3372
Jennifer Mascarenas, Personnel Officer
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The Essex County Department of Personnel and Civil Service is the civil service agency for all divisions of government in Essex County. Public employees are hired under the New York State Civil Service Law which specifies the procedures for selecting employees based upon their qualifications and competence.
The Essex County Department of Personnel, under the direction of the Personnel Officer, administers the provisions of the Civil Service Law. Jobs are typically filled using lists of eligible candidates who have passed a civil service examination for a specific title.
The Essex County Personnel Office has the responsibility for overseeing civil service requirements for County Government, Town Government, Village Government, School Districts and Special Districts. There are approximately 2000 civil service employees in these agencies.
Essex County Employee Assistance Program Policy
Essex County Ethics and Disclosure Law
Essex County Policy Manual
Essex County Tobacco Policy
Health and Safety Manual
Personnel Guide for Civil Service Compliance
Rules for the Classified Civil Service
Workplace Violence Prevention Program
Essex County Lactation Accommodation Policy
Essex County Sexual Harassment Policy
New Position Classification Form (ECPO-222)
New Position Classification Short Form (ECPO-222)
Request to Fill Vacant Position
Supplementary Payroll Certification and Report of Personnel Change (MSD-428)
55a and 55b Employment Eligibility