Civil Service Exams

Unless otherwise stated, all candidates are required to be legal residents of Clinton County for one month immediately preceding the date of examination. Appointing authorities may give preference to legal residents of their jurisdiction.

NOTE: If you are interested in taking a Civil Service examination for Clinton County you must apply for the examination when it is being announced at our office. Each Clinton County examination requires that you pay a $12.50 application fee. Payment must accompany your application unless you qualify for an exam fee waiver. Check the exam announcement for details. An Exam Fee Waiver Form must be completed and submitted with your application. You may download a copy of the Application for Examination or Employment (this form requires Adobe Acrobat reader to be installed on your machine - see below). Also, you must attach documentation as proof of meeting the minimum qualifications (e.g., proof of high school, college transcripts ... see exam announcement for details). Click here for Acceptable Proof of Minimum Qualifications

VETERANS: Please provide a copy of your DD214 indicating character of discharge. Complete and return the Application for Veterans Credits. Complete the following only if you are claiming credits as a disabled veteran: Disability Record Authorization.

Veteran's Rights for Exams - General Information / Request for Military Make-Up Exam

ALTERNATE TEST DATE POLICY: Clinton County has an Alternate Test Date Policy which allows a candidate to participate in the examination other than the set examination date. Please click on Alternate Test Date Policy for details.

NOTE:  Examination correspondence will now be distributed via email.  Be sure to fill in your email address on all applications.

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