Malone off Amsden Street, 1941
Photo Courtesy Franklin County Historical & Museum Society

Upcoming Civil Service Exams

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APPLICATION FEE: A fee and separate application is required for each examination for which you apply. The required fee must accompany your application. Your check or money order must be made payable to the Franklin County Personnel Department and have the examination number(s) on it. CASH WILL BE ACCEPTED ALSO.


Examination Announcements on the website are a courtesy to candidates, if you do not see exams listed below, please check at the Franklin County Court House.  There is a bulletin board on the 1st & 4th floor with current exam announcements posted.  There is a list of all the places that we send exam announcements to in a link below that you can view in case they are not posted on the website due to vacations, etc.  I apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but they are posted in other locations as well.


Application for Examination or Employment

Application for Examination or Employment.


This form needs to be submitted with the completed application. 

Civil Service Law Section 50.5(b): "...fees shall be waived for candidates who certify to the state civil service department, a municipal commission or regional commission that they are unemployed and primarily responsible for the support of a household, or are receiving public assistance."

This form needs to be completed and either mailed or brought in to our office.  If you know you are taking other exams for either the State or another Local exam when you apply, submit this form with your application.  If you sign up for another exam after you have filed your application with our office, please submit no later than 2 weeks (14 days) of the date of the exam.  Our office has to sumbit a form to Civil Service in Albany to make sure your testing material arrives at the site you will be testing at.
Please read the Alternate Test Date Policy prior to completing and submitting the application and supporting documentation.

Use this form to update your Name, Address, Phone Number(s), etc.. for all Civil Service Exams you have taken. 

Once you have completed this form, please mail it to the address at the top of the form to update your civil service exam records.

Your address and contact information MUST be kept current with our office, as no correspondence will be forwarded.

PFT Standards for Police Officer & Deputy Sheriff/Correction Officer Candidates - Effective 9/14/11

Click the link above to see all the different posting locations for our civil service exam announcements.

Please read the general instructions before applying for any Franklin County Civil Service Exams. 


If you are a Disabled Veteran you need to complete this form along with the Application for Veterans' Credits.  Please follow the directions on the first page of the scanned information as to what you need to do with this form. This form needs to be sent to the Regional Office where your claim is on file.

If you click into the exam announcement above you will find a list of the Licensed Health Care Professions titles it covers.  Please keep in mind that you need to attach all the necessary documentation to your application to verify proof.  (For example: if CPR certification is required, you must submit a copy of your valid CPR certificate.)  There is a $10 filing fee for each title you wish to apply for.  If you have any questions, please contact our office at the number(s) listed on the exam announcement.

A copy of verifiable transcript for required education and copy of the required license or professional certificate must be submitted with application.

Vacancies One at present, Village of Saranac Lake.   *Village of Malone ONLY Residency is Waived* (See posting for other spec.) LDTF 2/12/16
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