Erie County Civil Service Exams

The Erie County Civil Service Exams are administered by the county’s Department of Personnel in order to allow eligible candidates the opportunity for employment within the county government and its corresponding towns, villages, districts, and authorities.

The exams are computerized or administered with a pen and paper, and are generally in multiple-choice format. The subjects covered by the Erie County Civil Service Exam depend on the position and the necessary skills and knowledge required for the job. Be sure to thoroughly read the vacancy announcements before applying.

If you know which Erie County Civil Service Exam you’re taking, browse through our Civil Service Exams by Profession and start practicing.


Erie County Exam Schedule

Exam Title Examination Dates
Senior Clerk Typist August 2nd, 2017
Senior Clerk September 9th, 2017
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator/Trainee October 14th, 2017

Civil Service Test Scores and Results

Successful applicants who pass their Erie County Civil Service Exam will have their names placed on the eligibility list for hiring. The Erie County “Rule of Three” is employed so that three highest ranking candidates will be immediately eligible for employment and contacted first for any vacancies. Others who pass but are not among the highest scorers may be considered for hiring in the future.


Applying for Erie County Government Jobs

Applications for employment with Erie County can be downloaded and printed from the county website or retrieved from certain offices. Be sure that you have carefully read all of the announcement’s minimum requirements and that you qualify for the posted position. Once the application and any requested forms have been sent to the county department, candidates will receive a notice of admission or disqualification for the Erie County Civil Service Exams approximately 10 days before the scheduled date.


Erie County Civil Service Jobs

The Erie County Civil Service Exams are administered to candidates for all Erie County Departments, Erie County Medical Center, Erie Community College, Erie County Home, Erie County Water Authority, and the towns, villages, and districts within the county, thus offering numerous civil service opportunities for those interested.


Practicing for Civil Service Exams

Don’t leave your exams up to chance – prepare with JobTestPrep and gain the knowledge, familiarity and time management skills you need before facing the Erie County Civil Service Exam. Our Civil Service practice pack, complete with practice tests, score reports, and detailed explanations, has been created in order to efficiently prepare candidates for their exam.

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