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.

COVID 19 Vaccination/Testing and Screening Guidelines for Candidates - COVID-19 Vaccination/Testing Policy and Screening Procedures for Civil Service Examination Candidates Appearing In-Person

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

Tentative Examination Schedule — tentative schedule of upcoming examinations.

Announcements as of July 04, 2022
Exam Number Exam Title Salary Last Date to Apply Non−Refundable Processing Fee (Waivers available)
28-437 Correction Officer Trainee See Announcement July 15, 2022 $35*
28-438 Correction Officer Trainee (Spanish Language) See Announcement July 15, 2022 $35*
28-435 Energy Conservation Technical Specialist $79,325 July 31, 2022 $40
28-436 Energy Conservation Technical Specialist (General Services) $79,325 July 31, 2022 $40
26-876 Environmental Conservation Police Officer Trainee 1 See Announcement August 03, 2022 $35*
26-877 Environmental Conservation Police Officer Trainee 1 (Chinese Language) See Announcement August 03, 2022 $35*
26-878 Environmental Conservation Police Officer Trainee 1 (Spanish Language) See Announcement August 03, 2022 $35*
26-881 Forest Ranger 1 See Announcement August 03, 2022 $35*
28-434 Licensed Mental Health Counselor $64,589 July 31, 2022 $40
26-886 Municipal Police Officer/Deputy Sheriff See Announcement August 03, 2022 $35*
26-879 Park Police Officer Trainee See Announcement August 03, 2022 $35*
26-880 Park Police Officer Trainee (Spanish Language) See Announcement August 03, 2022 $35*
26-874 University Police Officer 1 See Announcement August 03, 2022 $35*
26-875 University Police Officer 1 (Spanish Language) See Announcement August 03, 2022 $35*
*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.