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Become a COVID Resource Assistant

Dutchess County is currently recruiting for COVID Resource Assistants. These are temporary positions (up to 30 hours/wk) for up to 12 months to assist in Dutchess County’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Assignments vary as follows:

  • Performing COVID rapid testing (training and PPE provided).
  • Data Entry/Clerical duties
  • Call taking for the COVID hotline to answer questions and provide information and support to callers.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma/GED.

NOTE: For COVID testing assignment, preferred qualifications include experience as an EMT, Paramedic, LPN, CNA, RN or training in first aid and/or medical training

Rates of Pay:

COVID Testing:  $25/hour

Data Entry and Call Taking:  $15/hour


Depending on assignment, employees may be located at different offices throughout the County or may work remotely.

Download and Submit an Application and Preference of Assignment (.pdf)



Examination Hotline 845-486-2167
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