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.
Announcements as of January 21, 2017
Exam Number Exam Title Salary Last Date to Apply Non−Refundable Processing Fee(Waivers available)
28-370 Animal Health Inspector 1 $42,833 February 22, 2017 $35
26-222 Citizen Participation Specialist 2 $62,242 February 01, 2017 $40
26-212 Community Correction Representative 2 $69,057 February 01, 2017 $40
26-215 Criminal Justice Policy Analyst 2 $53,339 February 01, 2017 $35
26-255 DHSES Program Administrator 1 $53,339 February 22, 2017 $35
28-371 Economic Development Program Specialist 2 Agriculture $69,057 February 22, 2017 $40
28-372 Economic Development Program Specialist 3 Agriculture $85,163 February 22, 2017 $45
26-224 Environmental Engineering Technician 2 $40,507 February 01, 2017 $35
26-110 Habilitation Specialist 1 $42,833 February 01, 2017 $35*
26-111 Habilitation Specialist 1 (Spanish Language) $42,833 February 01, 2017 $35*
26-239 Horticultural Inspector Trainee 1 $40,507 February 01, 2017 $35
26-242 Labor Services Representative Trainee 1 $40,507 February 22, 2017 $35*
26-243 Labor Services Representative Trainee 1 (Chinese Language) $40,507 February 22, 2017 $35*
26-247 Labor Services Representative Trainee 1 (Creole Language) $40,507 February 22, 2017 $35*
26-244 Labor Services Representative Trainee 1 (Korean Language) $40,507 February 22, 2017 $35*
26-245 Labor Services Representative Trainee 1 (Local Veterans' Employment Rep) $40,507 February 22, 2017 $35*
26-248 Labor Services Representative Trainee 1 (Polish Language) $40,507 February 22, 2017 $35*
26-249 Labor Services Representative Trainee 1 (Russian Language) $40,507 February 22, 2017 $35*
26-246 Labor Services Representative Trainee 1 (Spanish Language) $40,507 February 22, 2017 $35*
26-240 PCO - Professional Career Opportunities $53,339 February 22, 2017 $35
26-241 Real Estate Specialist 1 See Announcement February 22, 2017 $35
26-181 Youth Counselor 1 $53,339 February 01, 2017 $35*
26-176 Youth Counselor 1 (Cadet) $53,339 February 01, 2017 $35
26-182 Youth Counselor 1 (Spanish Language) $53,339 February 01, 2017 $35*
28-378 Youth Recreation Specialist 1 $42,833 February 22, 2017 $35
28-379 Youth Recreation Specialist 2 $47,796 February 22, 2017 $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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