Civil Service Employment Portal

The City of Watertown is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Upcoming Exams

OC - Open Competitive - The examination is open to all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications.

PROM - Promotional - The examination is open only to those currently employed in a specific competitive job title.

Training/Experience (T & E) - Examination is a method of testing whereby a candidate receives a test score based on the information contained in the submitted application and/or a questionnaire which is sent to eligible candidates. The score is calculated from weights given to various factors of education (training) and experience. Note: There is no written test. The exam is based on an analysis of your training and experience.

Application Deadline - The date by which all applications and fees are due for this examination. Please read the application deadline policy on the examination announcement.

To Be Determined (TBD) - Exam information is supplied by NYS Civil Service and has yet to be received

# Title
(click to view exam description)
Type Salary Application Deadline Filing Fee Apply Online
77-416 Fire Captain / EMT PROM 05/25/2022 $15.00 APPLY
69-383 Librarian I OC 05/26/2022 $15.00 APPLY
78-448 Librarian II PROM 05/26/2022 $15.00 APPLY
45-123 Secretary OC 06/02/2022 $15.00 APPLY
45-122 Senior Typist OC 06/02/2022 $15.00 APPLY
45-121 Wastewater Treatment Plant Process Worker Trainee OC 06/02/2022 $15.00 APPLY
45-120 Water Treatment Plant Operator Trainee OC 06/02/2022 $15.00 APPLY