Attention all Registrants who were affected by COVID-19…. Exam testing resumed last Fall in NYS and you are responsible for monitoring this Exam page and registering for any new exams that may pertain to you. Fees will be waived for the new exam after proof of previous admission and waiver form are received by the Civil Service Department (civilservice@rensco.com).

Rensselaer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

You can apply by mail, in person or Online for Current Vacancies in Rensselaer County, Upcoming Exams or Continuous Recruitment Exams.

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EXAMINATIONS OPEN TO ALL QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS

OPEN-COMPETITIVE (OC) exams are open to the public.

ALL APPLICATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. It is your responsibility as an applicant to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications listed. You will not receive a refund if your application is disapproved.

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PROMOTION EXAMINATIONS

PROMOTION (PR) exams are open only to employees of Rensselaer County.

ALL APPLICATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. It is your responsibility as an applicant to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications listed. You will not receive a refund if your application is disapproved.

# Name
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Type Application Deadline Exam Date Apply Online
77-022 POLICE CAPTAIN (PROM) PROM 10/12/22 10/22/22
77-050 POLICE LIEUTENANT (PROM) PROM 10/12/22 10/22/22

OTHER JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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