Information Technology Specialist 1 & 2
- Evaluation of Training and Experience To Be Held During
- Applications Accepted
- April 30, 2023
|Exam Number||Exam Title||Salary||Salary Grade||Non−Refundable Processing Fee (Waivers available)|
|20-610||Information Technology Specialist 1||*||SG-14||$0|
|20-611||Information Technology Specialist 2||*||SG-18||$0|
**The eligible list established as a result of this examination will also be used to fill Information Technology Specialist 2 (Programming).
|SG- 14|| $48,237 (PEF) |
$46,483 (Thruway Authority)
|SG-18|| $60,069 (PEF)|
$57,803 (Thruway Authority)
|Applications and tests period|
|January 1-February 28|
|March 1-April 30|
|May 1-June 30|
|July 1-August 31|
|September 1-October 31|
|November 1-December 31|
Subject of Examination
To be considered for appointment to this title, you must pass a training and experience test. The training and experience test utilizes an online questionnaire to evaluate your minimum qualifications and training and experience as it relates to your education, including coursework in computer science, and experience in information technology. YOUR COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS MAY BE REQUIRED TO REPORT COMPLETED COURSEWORK. Your responses on the questionnaire will be the only way to evaluate your minimum qualifications and will be the only basis for rating your training and experience. After submitting your online application, you must continue to the online questionnaire to complete the process. You cannot access the test prior to applying for the examination.
You must complete all parts of the examination. Failure to complete the questionnaire will result in disqualification from the examination. Ambiguity, vagueness or omissions will not be decided in your favor.
The information you provide on the application and questionnaire is subject to verification. You may be required to furnish written verification of the education, experience, certification, or licensure claimed. False statements may result in removal from the eligible list or termination of employment.
Your final score must be 70 or higher in order to pass. Your final score on the eligible list will be determined after adding any wartime Veterans' and Civil Service Law Section 85-a credits.
Retest policy: Qualified candidates may file as frequently as every six months, but a new online application and online training and experience test submission are required each time.
Selective Certification of the Eligible List: All candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and pass the examination will have their names included on the general eligible list.
Agencies will have two options to fill vacancies from the eligible list. One option will be a certification of the general eligible list.
Or, if it is determined that specific education and experience beyond the minimum qualifications are required for a position, agencies can utilize a selective certification of the eligible list. A selective certification filters the general eligible list by the specific education and experience required for the position based upon eligible candidates' education and experience as indicated on a supplemental online skills inventory questionnaire. A selective certification will contain only the names of eligible candidates who meet the specialized requirements.
Candidates can complete an online skills inventory questionnaire to report their relevant education and experience in order to qualify for positions filled through selective certification. The online skills inventory questionnaire is NOT SCORED and is subject to verification by the hiring agency. Names of candidates who pass the examination, but do not complete the online skills inventory questionnaire, will appear only on the general eligible list and will not be considered for positions filled through the selective certification process.
Candidates who complete the application and online training and experience examination can access the online skills inventory questionnaire.
Selective Certification Update Policy: Qualified candidates may submit an update to their online skills inventory questionnaire as frequently as every six months.
Applicants are required to have a Personal NY.gov account and keep their email address up to date. The Department of Civil Service and other state agencies will communicate with you through email correspondence. This may include the notification of your test arrangements, examination results, and canvassing you for interest in appointment. It will be important for you to keep your email address, phone number, and mailing address current by logging into https://www.cs.ny.gov/home/myaccount.
How To Apply
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|Important: Unless waived, you must pay the non-refundable processing fee. For information on fee waivers, visit https://www.cs.ny.gov/examannouncements/types/oc/appinfo.cfm##Fee. Any past due application processing fees must be paid in full prior to submitting an application. Please email FeeUnitMail@cs.ny.gov regarding inquiries about any past due fee. It is important that you verify that you entered the correct examination number and title on your online or paper application prior to submitting. If you apply online, you should immediately review your email confirmation notice to verify that you applied for the correct examination.|
New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of the State of New York to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without unlawful discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, arrest and/or criminal conviction record, or any other category protected by law, unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.
Appointment to many positions in State government require candidates to undergo an investigative screening. This may include a thorough character investigation, a Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Record History Check, a Child Abuse Registry clearance, or other similar procedures. Candidates may be fingerprinted and may be required to pay any necessary fees for that procedure. Depending on the nature of the job, the criminal convictions discovered, or any falsified or omitted information revealed, the investigative findings may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment.
Eligibility for Employment
You must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of appointment and throughout your employment with New York State. If appointed, you must produce documents that establish your identity and eligibility to work in the United States, as required by the federal Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, and the Immigration and Nationality Act.
Reasonable Accommodations in Testing
It is the policy of the Department of Civil Service, in accordance with the New York State Human Rights Law and the Americans with Disabilities Act, to provide qualified persons with disabilities equal employment opportunity and equal opportunity to participate in and receive the benefits, services, programs, and activities of the Department. It is the policy of the Department to provide such persons reasonable accommodations and reasonable modifications as are necessary to provide equal opportunity. Persons with disabilities who require an accommodation to participate in an examination must note this on their application. Further information is available from the Test Administration Unit of the Department of Civil Service. In the Albany area, call 518-457-2487. Outside of the Albany area, call toll free at 1-877-697-5627. For TDD services, call NY Relay at 711 (requires a fee) or 1-800-662-1220.
New York State Residence Is Not Required For Most Positions
However, you must be eligible for employment in the United States.
Continuous Recruitment/Eligible Lists
Candidates who meet the qualifications and pass this examination will have their names placed on the eligible list in the order of final scores, regardless of the date on which they filed or took the test. Generally, the names of qualified candidates will remain on the eligible list for two years. Appeal of ratings will not be allowed as the opportunity for retest exists. The Department of Civil Service reserves the right to terminate this special recruitment program.
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