Cohoes City School District


All application materials or questions should be directed to:

Office of Human Resources
Administration Center
7 Bevan Street
Cohoes, NY 12047

Tara Dessingue, Personnel Secretary


Current openings:

Abram Lansing

Senior Typist

Required knowledge, skills and abilities: Good knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment; good knowledge of business arithmetic and English; ability to type accurately at a satisfactory rate of speed; ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions; ability to get along well with others; ability to write legibly; clerical aptitude; mental alertness; neatness; accuracy; tact and courtesy; integrity; good judgment; physical condition commensurate with demands and duties of the position.

Acceptable Experience and Training: Graduation from high school and two years of clerical experience which shall have involved typing; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Schedule: Work Year - 10 month work year (school schedule)

Deadline to apply: May 9, 2016


Civil Service

Employment Examination Application


Food Service

Food Service Substitutes (Apply to: Aramark Food Service, c/o Cohoes City School District, 1 Tiger Circle, Cohoes, NY 12047)

Substitutes must be able to work at all school locations. Drug testing is required.

Apply online: Keyword: Cohoes


Substitute teachers

For information about becoming a substitute teacher in the Cohoes City School District, click here.


Employment forms

Application for Instructional, Supervisory/Administrative or Substitute Teaching Position (Fillable PDF form)

Non-instructional Staff Application (Fillable PDF form)

Coaching Application (Fillable PDF form)

Co-Curricular Application (Fillable PDF form)

City of Cohoes Civil Service Commission Application for Examination or Employment (Fillable PDF form)

Hiring Policy Form (Fillable PDF form)


(All forms are in PDF format, which require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view. Acrobat Reader can be downloaded for free from the Adobe Acrobat website.)