Scheduled Examinations Open to All Qualified Individuals

These examinations are open to anyone who meets the minimum qualifications specified on an examination announcement. See the announcement(s) for details. You may apply for most examinations on-line or by using our paper application form NYS-APP). See How to Apply on the respective announcement(s).

Professional Career Opportunities - One exam for over 100 job titles that require a bachelor's or higher degree; some job titles have additional requirements. For information on all of the PCO job titles, visit the PCO Title Listing page.

Continuous Recruitment Examinations
Applications for Continuous Recruitment examinations are accepted continuously, with no application deadline. Examinations are conducted for positions where there is an almost constant need for qualified individuals.
Tentative Examination Schedule
Tentative schedule of upcoming examinations.
Announcements as of January 23, 2020
Exam Number Exam Title Salary Last Date to Apply Non−Refundable Processing Fee (Waivers available)
26-820 Accountant Aide Trainee 1 See Announcement February 12, 2020 $35
26-765 Assistant Geologist $62,726 February 12, 2020 $40
26-747 Building Construction Program Manager 1 $56,604 January 29, 2020 $35
26-748 Building Construction Program Manager 2 $73,284 January 29, 2020 $40
26-733 Early Intervention Specialist 1 $62,726 February 12, 2020 $40
26-734 Early Intervention Specialist 2 $73,284 February 12, 2020 $40
26-735 Early Intervention Specialist 3 $81,446 February 12, 2020 $45
26-736 Early Intervention Specialist 4 $90,375 February 12, 2020 $45
26-826 Fire Protection Specialist 1 $56,604 January 29, 2020 $35
26-825 Fire Protection Specialist Trainee 1 $42,986 January 29, 2020 $35
26-795 Geologist Trainee $56,604 February 12, 2020 $40
26-737 Highway Safety Program Representative $66,052 January 29, 2020 $40
26-749 Historic Site Assistant $41,130 January 29, 2020 $25
26-752 Historic Site Manager A $73,284 January 29, 2020 $40
26-751 Historic Site Manager B $66,052 January 29, 2020 $40
26-750 Historic Site Manager C $56,604 January 29, 2020 $35
26-790 Interpretive Programs Assistant $53,568 January 29, 2020 $35
26-774 Supervising Janitor $41,130 January 29, 2020 $25
26-833 Tax Compliance Representative 1 $41,130 January 29, 2020 $25*
26-834 Tax Compliance Representative 1 (Spanish Language) $41,130 January 29, 2020 $25*
26-835 Taxpayer Services Representative 1 $41,130 January 29, 2020 $25*
26-836 Taxpayer Services Representative 1 (Spanish Language) $41,130 January 29, 2020 $25*
26-776 Taxpayer Services Specialist Trainee 1 $38,464 February 12, 2020 $35*
26-777 Taxpayer Services Specialist Trainee 1 (Spanish Language) $38,464 February 12, 2020 $35*
*Fee may cover applications for multiple examinations. See examination announcement for details.

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Last Date To Apply

This is to advise you of a change that the Department of Civil Service will be implementing with respect to the application filing period for State civil service examinations beginning in Fall 2012. The application filing period will be 30 days for all promotion, transition, and open-competitive examinations.

This change to the application filing period, along with on-line posting of examination announcements and automatic e-mail notification of newly issued examination announcements, allows the Department to maintain a timely, high quality application review and to improve the efficiency of its test production schedule, while ensuring candidates have a sufficient and reasonable time in which to file an application for an examination.

Applications must be submitted on-line or postmarked no later than the date indicated in the Last Date to Apply column.

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