Urban and suburban, a unique blend of new and old, Westchester County is a great place to live and work. County government offers stability and a diversified, team-oriented working environment. The county executive and county commissioners work in partnership to provide leadership and vision for county government.
Civil Service ExamsThe positions under our jurisdiction represent a wide variety of careers. Under New York State Civil Service Law, individuals seeking employment in the competitive class of civil service must compete in an examination for selection by merit and fitness. Learn More
Current Job OpeningsThe Westchester County Department of Human Resources posts a list of current job openings each week. These openings are posted for a specific period (usually 10 business days), after which they will no longer appear on our Web site. Learn More
Jobs in DemandThe county often has jobs in urgent need of filling. Find out what the titles are, the required qualifications, the salary levels and the application process for each. Learn More
Applications and Study GuidesThe majority of our job and exam applications, as well as the study guides, are available for downloading online. To view and print any of these documents, you need the free Adobe Reader. Learn More
Use the Internet to research your next job search. Hundreds of Web sites publish job openings and offer career information.
To help in your search, the sites below are good starting points.
General Career Information
Government and Civil Service Job Sites
- New York State
- New York City
- Westchester County Local Municipalities/Jurisdictions
- Westchester One Stop Employment System
Job Listing and Resume Posting Sites
- NY State Dept. of Labor
- Career Builder
- Career Magazine
- Westchester Jobs
- Monster Board
- JobBank USA
- Spherion Careers
- Westchester County Jobs
- NationJob Online Job Database
Listings of Employer Web Sites
- The New York Job Source (links to web sites of major NYC employers)
- Yahoo! Business and Economy: Companies (nationwide)
Online Resume Preparation
Internet Search Engines
County employees may receive these kinds of benefits based on their negotiated contracts.
Extended Sick Leave
Sick Leave Bank
Mass Mutual Deferred Compensation
NY State Retirement System Pension Plan
Flexible Spending Plans Medical, Dependent and Child Care, transportation and Parking
No smoking policy
Sexual Harassment Policy and Training
Drug Free Workplace
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Manhattanville Castle Scholarship Awards are available for county employees. Tuition reduction of 30 percent for Accelerated Bachelor of Science degree completion programs and 15 percent tuition reduction for graduate programs in the School of Graduate and Professional Studies.
County and local municipal employees are invited to apply for Edwin G. Michaelian Scholarships. Scholarships are granted by Westchester County government to support the funding of graduate courses at Pace University leading to degrees in Public Administration, Nursing Administration, Computer Science, Business Administration, or Public Safety and Homeland Security.Applications are available beginning in February, and must be submitted by the filing deadline in June.
Pace University, at no cost to our taxpayers, funds 25 percent of tuition costs per semester through the Michaelian Scholarship program. It is the responsibility of the scholar to fund the remaining 75 percent at the time of school registration. This scholarship does not exclude the option of other sources to fund the balance (e.g., tuition reimbursement, educational loans.)
Applicants must meet the following guidelines: