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OPEN COMPETITIVE & PROMOTIONAL EXAMS

APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE PUBLISHED LAST FILING DATE. NO EXCEPTIONS.

# Title
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Type Salary Application Deadline Filing Fee Apply Online
61-755 CASE MANAGER OC $40,000/year 09/23/2019 $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
60-274 CLERK II OC $32,223/year - $37,355/year 09/23/2019 $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
60-456 ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST OC $53,570/year 09/23/2019 $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
65-438 PUBLIC SERVICE OFFICER OC $29,916/year 09/23/2019 $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
60-451 PUBLIC SERVICE OFFICER SUPERVISOR OC $43,930/year 09/23/2019 $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
65-523 TRAFFIC SAFETY AIDE OC $29,916/year 09/23/2019 $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
63-022 YOUTH AIDE (AT RISK) OC $33,934/year 09/23/2019 $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
60-550 YOUTH OUTREACH COORDINATOR OC $34,000/year 09/23/2019 $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f

OC = Open competitive - exams open to the public.

PROM = Promotional - exams for current employees.

CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT EXAMS

# Title
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Type Salary Application Deadline Filing Fee Apply Online
10-218 ACCOUNT CLERK/ ACCOUNT CLERK I CR $30,000-$40,000/year N/A $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
10-018 CLERK TYPIST, CLERK TYPIST I CR $27,691- $36,599/ year N/A $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
63-485 LIBRARIAN I CR FT-$49,325.58/YEAR PT-$25.30/HOUR N/A $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
63-341 LIBRARY ASSISTANT CR $35,463.79 FT or $18.19/hr PT N/A $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
10-418 LIBRARY CLERK CR Full Time: $25,817.24/year; Part Time: 13.24/hour N/A $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f

CR = Continuous recruitment - positions can be applied for at any time. The eligible list will be used to fill vacancies as they occur.

EXAMS

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