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Erie County Civil Service Area

Government jobs in Erie County, its towns, villages, school districts and authorities are typically filled from eligible lists resulting from examinations given for specific titles. The examination may be a written test, a performance test, or an evaluation of training and experience, or some combination of these and other factors.

This section contains summary information about exams for which the above named agencies are currently seeking candidates. For further information you may call the Erie County Civil Service Exam Line (716) 858-8729. You may obtain application at the Erie County Personnel Office, Rath County Office Building, 95 Franklin St., Buffalo. Applications are also available at all libraries, town and village halls, county office buildings, NYS Employment Service and many non-profit agencies. A non refundable filing fee is required for each exam.



The Erie County Department of Personnel has added new exam announcements to our website: *OPEN COMPETITIVE Jobs for the Public * Assistant Deputy Commissioner-Social Services #66-555 Child Protective Coordinator #66-554 Director of Fiscal Administration #64-353 Director of Transplantation and Vascular Access #62-324 Grand Jury Stenographer #68-237 Hospital Public Safety Assistant #65-

Exam fees


Due to increased costs for administering Erie County Civil Service exams, it is necessary to increase exam fees as follows:

Exam Notices Going Paperless

This is to announce that the Erie County Department of Personnel will make a total conversion to paperless civil service examination announcements on January 1st, 2011. For details see please see attached or call the Erie Co.