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Human Resources
Steven J. Rector, Commissioner

Promotion Examinations
Open only to employees of the specific agency/department indicated on the announcement. Promotion eligible lists are certified to fill vacancies in the agency/department before open competitive lists are certified.

Open Competitive
Open to the public.

Interdepartmental Promotion
Open only to employees of County departments. On interdepartmental promotion eligible lists, preference will be given to employees in the department where the vacancy exists before eligible employees in other departments are certified. Any current department promotion lists will be certified before an interdepartmental eligible list is certified.

Seniority
Points shall be added to passing scores on promotion and interdepartmental promotion examinations. Seniority shall be computed from the date of original permanent appointment in the classified service. One point for each creditable five-year period up to a maximum of five points will be credited as follows.

 Less than 1 year...................................... 0 points 
 1 year up to 6 years................................. 1 points 
 Over 6 years up to 11 years...................... 2 points 
 Over 11 years up to 16 years.................... 3 points 
 Over 16 years up to 21 years.................... 4 points 
 Over 21 years up to 26 years.................... 5 points

Transfer from service in other government units within New York State shall be included in computing seniority.

 

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