Examinations Open to the Public

Open-competitive examinations are open to anyone who meets the qualifications listed on the examination announcement. You can apply for open-competitive examinations online. Each examination title listed below will take you to the relevant examination announcement, which provides information on how and where to apply.

Continuous Recruitment Examinations — applications for most continuous recruitment examinations are accepted anytime.

Tentative Examination Schedule — tentative schedule of upcoming examinations.

Announcements as of March 30, 2020
Exam Number Exam Title Salary Last Date to Apply Non−Refundable Processing Fee (Waivers available)
26-797 Associate Economist (Regulatory Economics) $73,284 April 01, 2020 $40
26-754 Economic Development Program Administrator 1 $100,123 April 01, 2020 $45
26-755 Economic Development Program Administrator 2 $110,970 April 01, 2020 $45
26-796 Policy Analyst 2 Public Authority $73,284 April 01, 2020 $40
26-845 Professional Geologist 1 $77,187 April 01, 2020 $45
26-740 Program Operations Specialist 1 $56,604 April 01, 2020 $35
26-742 Program Research Specialist 3 $73,284 April 01, 2020 $40*
26-855 Program Research Specialist 3 Agricultural $73,284 April 01, 2020 $40*
26-856 Program Research Specialist 3 Criminal Justice $73,284 April 01, 2020 $40*
26-862 Program Research Specialist 3 Economics Finance $73,284 April 01, 2020 $40*
26-857 Program Research Specialist 3 Health Care Finance $73,284 April 01, 2020 $40*
26-858 Program Research Specialist 3 Health Systems Analysis $73,284 April 01, 2020 $40*
26-861 Program Research Specialist 3 Human Services $73,284 April 01, 2020 $40*
26-859 Program Research Specialist 3 Medical Assistance $73,284 April 01, 2020 $40*
26-860 Program Research Specialist 3 Public Health $73,284 April 01, 2020 $40*
26-863 Program Research Specialist 3 Transportation $73,284 April 01, 2020 $40*
26-866 Program Research Specialist 4 Health Care Finance $90,375 April 01, 2020 $45*
26-867 Program Research Specialist 4 Health Systems Analyst $90,375 April 01, 2020 $45*
26-868 Program Research Specialist 4 Medical Assistance $90,375 April 01, 2020 $45*
26-869 Program Research Specialist 4 Public Health $90,375 April 01, 2020 $45*
26-781 Revitalization Specialist 1 $73,284 April 01, 2020 $40
26-828 Utility Consumer Assistance Specialist 4 $90,375 April 01, 2020 $45
26-829 Utility Consumer Program Specialist 4 $90,375 April 01, 2020 $45
*Fee may cover applications for multiple examinations. See examination announcement for details.

Notes on Applying

  • An application must be submitted online or postmarked by the last date to apply. See examination announcement for details.

  • An application will not be accepted after the application filing deadline has passed.

  • You may obtain printed copies of current announcements and applications at Civil Service Information and Outreach Locations.

  • Testing accommodations will be made for the following reasons:
    • Due to a religious observance or practice
    • Reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities
    • Other accommodations - due to pregnancy, for nursing mothers, or for other circumstances that may impact your ability to be tested without accommodation

Examination announcements are subject to amendment or cancellation without notice.