55-A Applicants

New York State Civil Service Law, Section 55A, and Clinton County Civil Service Rules allow for appointing authorities to consider disabled applicants to be appointed on a non-competitive basis in certain entry-level, competitive-class positions.

Interested candidates must be certified as being disabled and be able to perform the duties of the position for which they are seeking appointment under 55A. Candidates obtain certification through the Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR). Candidates must also meet the minimum educational and/or work experience qualifications required for the title as outlined in the Civil Service Position Description.

You may call ACCES-VR at 518-483-3530 or 1-800-882-2803 or view their web site at www.acces.nysed.gov/vr/malone/home.html for more information.

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