Decentralized Examinations for 2020

Continuous Recruitment Examinations

NOTE:  Ulster County will be offering the Caseworker Series TWICE in 2020, those Caseworker Series applicants who miss the Spring Last File Date will be scheduled for the Fall 2020 exam date.  The other series will be offered only ONCE in 2020.  However, the School Lunch Cashier exam will only be held in 2020.  We will continue to accept applications after the Last File Date (excluding the School Lunch Cashier exam); those applicants will be scheduled in 2021.  Announcements will be issued at the end of January of 2021 indicating the examination date(s) for that year. 

#50201A SENIOR CLERICAL SERIES – OPEN-COMPETITIVE

#50201B SENIOR CLERICAL SERIES – INTER-DEPARTMENT PROMOTION

#50201C SENIOR CLERICAL SERIES – PROMOTION ( School Districts )

#50401 WATER/WASTEWATER SERIES - OPEN-COMPETITIVE

Test Date: April 4, 2020
Last File Date: March 12, 2020

#50801 CASEWORKER SERIES - OPEN-COMPETITIVE

Spring Test Date: May 9, 2020
Spring Last File Date: April 9, 2020

Fall Test Date: November 7, 2020
Fall Last File Date: October 7, 2020

#50301 ACCOUNT CLERICAL SERIES - OPEN-COMPETITIVE
#50501 CUSTODIAL SERIES - OPEN-COMPETITIVE
Test Date: May 9, 2020
Last File Date: April 9, 2020

#50101 ENTRY LEVEL CLERICAL SERIES - OPEN-COMPETITIVE

#55760 SCHOOL LUNCH CASHIER - OPEN-COMPETITIVE

Test Date: June 6, 2020
Last File Date: May 6, 2020

HOW TO APPLY:  Complete an Ulster County Application for Examination or Employment.  Use a separate application for each examination number (indicated above).  Photo copies of the application are acceptable; however, each application MUST have an original signature.  Applications may be obtained at the Ulster County Office Building, Personnel Department, 5th Floor, 244 Fair Street, Kingston, New York OR by mailing a request to P.O. Box 1800, Kingston, New York 12402-1800 (include a stamped, self-addressed, legal-size envelope - be sure to supply enough envelopes/postage if applying for more than one examination), OR at our website at: http://www.ulstercountyny.gov/personnel/index.html .  Applications must be received or postmarked by the last file dates listed above.

NON-REFUNDABLE FILING FEE:  A twenty dollar ($20.00) non-refundable filing fee is required for each examination number.  Send your check or money order (made payable to COUNTY OF ULSTER) with your application. Please include the examination number, title, and applicant’s name on your check or money order.  DO NOT SEND CASH.  NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED.

EXCEPTION TO FEE REQUIREMENT:  An exception to the processing fee will be made for persons receiving Supplemental Social Security payments or public assistance (Safety Net Assistance or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families), provided Foster Care or certified Workforce Investment Act of 1998 eligible through a state or local social service agency, and for those who are currently unemployed.  Individuals wishing to claim this waiver of fee on the basis of Supplemental Social Security, Safety Net Assistance or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, must certify on their application, under number 12 Remarks, that they are receiving public assistance and must indicate the type of assistance they are receiving, the agency providing the assistance and their case numbers. Persons claiming this waiver through Foster Care or Workforce Investment Act of 1998 Certification must specify the program and name of their contact agency. Persons claiming this waiver, who are currently unemployed must certify on their application, under number 12 Remarks, that they are currently unemployed and must provide documentation that they are receiving unemployment benefits or other unemployment documentation deemed appropriate by the Ulster County Personnel Officer.Such claims are subject to later verification and, if not supported by appropriate documentation, are grounds for barring appointment.