County Career Resources

There are significant job opportunities and services in Schenectady County. 


Schenectady County Human Resources and Civil Service

Schenectady County Human Resources and Civil Service provides ongoing career opportunities for employment with Schenectady County. Schenectady County values a high performing, diverse workforce. The County employs 1,100 full-time and hundreds of part-time employees.

In addition to employment opportunities with Schenectady County government, this site also provides information on upcoming civil service job exam announcements for Schenectady County government and all of the municipalities and school districts within the County.

Services also include assistance with civil service exam applications and the provision of test prep courses prior to taking a civil service exam.

 

Schenectady County Affirmative Action Office

Our Affirmative Action Program, conducts outreach, maintains a database of resume, and coordinates constant recruitment of individuals from diverse backgrounds interested in public service.

 

Schenectady County One Stop Career Center

The Schenectady County One Stop Career Center is located at 797 Broadway. Schenectady County One-Stop Career Center offers many services for individuals seeking employment assistance. The vision of the One Stop Career Center is to be a universally accessible Workforce Development system that meets the needs of job seekers and employers and supports economic growth by providing enhanced employment opportunities for people and a quality workforce for business.

Whether this be helping build a resume, writing a cover letter, update a professional job search profile (i.e. linkedin), or assisting with finding a career match, we are here to help!

Additionally, the One Stop Career Center has a computer lab where patrons are able to work on developing their resumes, brush up on interview skills, and learn how to write a convincing cover letter that will land you in your next career! This includes Schenectady County Job Counselors, New York State Department of Labor Job Counselors, and representatives from the Capital District Transportation Authority.

Some of the services our One-Stop Center provides includes Washington Irving  GED Classes; Job Corp Orientation; OTDA Job Program Job Counseling; Education Opportunity Center provide information/ training screening on training opportunities; SUNY Career Counseling (resume prep) and Access-VR provides orientation for individuals with disabilities for career resources. The Schenectady Community Action Program (SCAP) provides job recruitment assistance; The Schenectady County Probation Department provides former offender workshops on workforce re-entry.

Furthermore, on subsequent pages, we have included external career resources, both regionally focused and more general to assist you in finding a range of career opportunities from minimum education requirements through PhD.


 

 

Contact

Human Resources and Civil Service

620 State Street 2nd Floor
Schenectady, NY 12305 
(518) 388-4233
(518)388-4235 (f)
Hours: 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Monday - Friday

Are you interested in County employment or sending us your resume? Email us at careers@schenectadycounty.com!

 

Schenectady County
One Stop Center

797 Broadway
Schenectady, NY 12305
518-344-2735
518-344-2820  (f)
Hours: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Monday - Friday