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Exams and Recruitment

Below, you will find the examinations and recruitments currently being offered through the Dutchess County Department of Human Resources. You may click on the link below the title of the exam or recruitment to view the announcement for the respective title. To view the announcements, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your PC.


  • 845-486-2169
  • 845-486-2186
  • Human Resources
    Dutchess County Office Building
    22 Market Street, 5th Floor
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Examination Hotline 845-486-2167
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Civil Service Exams and Job Opportunities

Please take note:

  • Read announcement to make sure you meet all minimum qualifications and requirements before applying.

  • Promotional exams require you to have a permanent appointment in that agency to apply.

  • Examination application processing fee is non-refundable; if not paid you will be disapproved.

You may apply online by clicking the corresponding Apply link for the individual exams or recruitments below. Dutchess County does not currently accept online applications for continuous recruitments. If you do not wish to apply online, you may complete a paper copy of the Dutchess County Application for Employment (.pdf).

If you are not interested in the exams or recruitments listed below, you may choose to be notified when new announcements are posted by signing up for Dutchess Delivery.

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