How to Apply


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Q: How to apply?

A: Applications are available on the Erie County Website under the heading for "How to Apply".  Applications are also available at town and village halls, NYS Employment Service, downloadable at Buffalo & Erie County libraries (printing fees may apply) and many other non-profit agencies. 

Instructions for taking civil service exams for multiple jurisdictions on the same day can be found on the cross filer form (for example if you would like to take an exam for another county, city (Such as Buffalo), or New York State as well as an Erie County Exam all on the same day you must submit a cross-filer form (Exams Cross-Filer Form ) at time of application.

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Phone: (716) 858-8484
Erie County Civil Service Exam Line: (716) 858-8729

Edward A. Rath County Office Building
95 Franklin Street, 6th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14202