A Message from the Commissioner

Welcome to the New York State Department of Civil Service website. As the central personnel agency for Executive Branch directed departments of New York State, the Department of Civil Service provides a variety of human resources services in our effort to build and maintain a vibrant workforce capable of meeting and exceeding the challenges of the future.

Our mission is to provide our State and local government agency partners innovative, cost-efficient human resources solutions for change and diversity based on fitness, merit and equal opportunity. The Department encourages jobseekers to consider joining the State's team of dedicated public sector employees through the civil service system.

This website contains many useful features designed to help users find out about job opportunities, employee benefits, and other Department services. Please click on the following links for more information about State and local government opportunities:

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