PUTNAM COUNTY PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT’S MISSION is to administer, in a fair and equitable manner, the provisions of New York State Civil Service Law and Putnam County Civil Service Rules with respect to the offices and employments in the classified service of Putnam County and the civil divisions therein, which include the towns, villages, school districts, libraries and special districts. It is Putnam County Personnel Department’s responsibility to ensure Putnam County taxpayers of a public workforce qualified for their jobs pursuant to the principles of selection according to merit and fitness as set forth in Article 5, §6 of the New York State Constitution.
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Putnam Accepting Applications for 2016 PILOT Program
For the third year, Putnam County Government will once again offer high school, college and graduate school students the opportunity to apply for paid and unpaid summer internship opportunities throughout its many departments as part of the Putnam Invests in Leaders of Tomorrow (PILOT) Program. Click here to see internship opportunities and application information.
New New York Leaders:
Student Intern Program
The Student Intern Program attracts talented students from undergraduate and graduate programs at colleges and universities throughout New York State and elsewhere. Interns work in executive branch agencies or departments, providing program assistance while interacting with government leaders and policy-makers. Click here to see internship opportunities and application information.
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Interested in a career
Click here to explore New York State’s Professional Career Opportunities Program.
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APPLY AND PAY ONLINE FOR PUTNAM COUNTY CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATIONS
With our secure online examination application, you can complete and submit your application to any Putnam County civil service examination with the click of a button. Applicants can log in to their own “Applicant Profile” to see exams applied to, submitted information, and more. And now, examination filing fees can be submitted online by credit card, debit card or eCheck!
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in New York State
Do you like the challenge of learning a new skill? Would you like to earn while you learn? If so, apprenticeship training may be a good choice for you. Visit the NYS Dept of Labor’s website to find out more about Apprenticeship in New York State.
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CIVIL SERVICE INFORMATION FOR MILITARY VETERANS
Find out about special rights provided by New York State Civil Service Law and Military Law to wartime veterans and active duty members of the Armed Forces of the United States for jobs in New York State civil service.
View Veterans Rights in New York State
Effective January 1, 2014, Article 5, §6 of the New York State Constitution was amended to entitle veterans who have used non-disabled veteran credits for a Civil Service appointment or promotion and who were/are subsequently certified as being a disabled veteran by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, to additional credits for a subsequent appointment or promotion. For more information click here to read about additional eligibility for disabled veterans or contact the Putnam County Personnel Department.
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Veterans for Hire
Listen to an interview with authors Michelle Tillis Lederman and Col. Jack Jacobs about how veterans can nail the civilian job interview and translate their military skills and experience to the workplace.
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2016 Putnam Invests in
Leaders of Tomorrow
For the third year, Putnam County Government will once again offer high school, college and graduate school students the opportunity to apply for paid and unpaid summer internship opportunities throughout its many departments as part of the Putnam Invests in Leaders of Tomorrow (PILOT) Program.
Eligible participants must be Putnam County residents who are graduate, college, or high school students in their junior or senior year. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. For college students a GPA of 3.0 or higher is recommended.
The 2016 Summer PILOT program will be held May 23 through August 12, 2015, depending on student availability. Internship hours are typically 28 hours a week, and will be coordinated with Department supervisors.
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PUTNAM COUNTY IS AN
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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