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Human Resources

The mission of the Department of Human Resources is to provide a full range of human resource management services for Dutchess County departments and employees, and to administer the New York State Civil Service Law for the County and all municipalities within the County including towns, villages, cities, schools, Dutchess Community College, and all special districts such as libraries and fire districts.


Examination Hotline 845-486-2167
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Alerts and Announcements

For the General Public:

Dutchess County is currently recruiting for a variety of Seasonal Student Worker positions. These positions are for students that are either:
(A) Dutchess County residents entering or attending a college/university; OR (B) non-Dutchess County residents entering or attending a college/university located in Dutchess County.

  • All Candidates must be at least eighteen (18) years of age at time of application.
  • All positions will require fingerprinting. Fingerprint information will be given when a conditional job offer is made.

Information on the different type are of positions and how to apply are below.
Seasonal Student Worker

Career Center

Dutchess County Employee Resources

Municipal Resources

Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action

Dutchess County Government is committed to ensuring its policies and procedures are non-discriminatory and contribute to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) outcomes. EEO is about establishing and maintaining a work environment free of discrimination and promoting the values of diversity through the daily practice of professionalism, respect, acceptance and understanding. This means having workplace policies, practices and behaviors that are fair and do not disadvantage people because they are attributed to particular diverse groups.

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action is a Human Resources Department function that is administered by the Human Rights/EEO Officer.


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Human Resources
Risk Mananagement