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Please notify us if you have multiple applications for city/other county/state tests being held on the **same** date. Attach an Erie Co. Cross-Filer Report form with your Erie Co. exam application.

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the continued need for social distancing, we have decided to postpone the upcoming Civil Service Exams scheduled for June 13th, 2020 of which the filing dates have just recently closed.  The Department of Personnel will continue to communicate with applicants regarding the application review process and admission notices will be sent once a future reschedule date is confirmed.  Candidates should continue to watch for updates regarding the reschedule date through and our social media accounts. 
In addition, due to the current Covid - 19 circumstances the Department of Personnel requests that all applications, communications and fees for any upcoming exams be mailed in to the following address and that applicants do not appear in person to drop off applications:
Erie County Department of Personnel-Exams Division
95 Franklin St. Room 604
Buffalo, NY  14202
*Please note all mailed applications must be postmarked by the last filing date deadline.  Filing deadlines and exam application information may be found online at 
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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