Filing Fee Information (updated 11/01/2011)
NON-REFUNDABLE filing fee must accompany each application for examination.
Applicants whose application form is not accompanied by the appropriate fee
will NOT be considered as candidates.
Effective immediately, only money orders made payable to
HERKIMER COUNTY PERSONNEL or exact cash if filing in person
will be accepted as payment.
PERSONAL CHECKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
The exam number and candidate's social security number should be written on each
The fee is non-refundable in the event of disqualification or a candidate's failure to appear
for a scheduled exam. It is, therefore, advisable for candidates to carefully compare
qualifications with the requirements for admission to an examination.
Exam Fee Schedule--fees increased starting with January 12, 2012 exam(s):
$25.00 each for uniformed protective service exams (police, fire, corrections)
$15.00 each for all other exams
Refer to examination annoucements.
Application Fee Waiver.
A waiver of application fee will be allowed if you are unemployed and primarily responsible for the support of a household. In addition, a waiver of application fee will be allowed if you are determined eligible for Medicaid, or receiving Supplemental Security Income payments or Public Assistance (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families/Family Assistance or Safety Net Assistance) or are certified Job Training Partnership Act/Workforce Investment Act eligible through a State or local social service agency.
All claims for application fee waiver are subject to verification. If you can verify eligibility for application fee waiver, complete an "Application Fee Waiver Request and Certification Form" and SUBMIT IT WITH YOUR APPLICATION by the close of business on the Application Deadline as listed on the Examination Announcement.
The form is available on our website or in our office.