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 October 16, 2019
Exam Number Exam Title Salary Last Date to Apply Non−Refundable Processing Fee (Waivers available)
26-818 Alcohol & Substance Abuse Treatment Program Assistant Trainee $42,986 October 30, 2019 $35*
26-819 Alcohol & Substance Abuse Treatment Program Assistant Trainee (SL) $42,986 October 30, 2019 $35*
26-814 Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment Program Assistant $45,455 October 30, 2019 $35*
26-815 Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment Program Assistant (Spanish Language) $45,455 October 30, 2019 $35*
26-727 Assistant Land Surveyor 2 $46,062 October 30, 2019 $35
26-728 Assistant Land Surveyor 3 $54,445 October 30, 2019 $35
26-721 Dairy Products Specialist Trainee 1 $42,986 October 30, 2019 $35*
26-722 Dairy Products Specialist Trainee 1 (Spanish Language) $42,986 October 30, 2019 $35*
26-723 Employee Insurance Examiner 1 $41,130 October 30, 2019 $25
26-756 Employment Counselor $56,604 October 30, 2019 $35*
26-757 Employment Counselor (Spanish Language) $56,604 October 30, 2019 $35*
26-758 Environmental Chemist 2 $73,284 October 30, 2019 $40
26-768 Land Surveyor $62,726 October 30, 2019 $40
26-764 Library Technical Assistant $43,484 October 30, 2019 $25
26-808 Nursing Station Clerk Trainee $31,245 October 30, 2019 $25
26-805 Principal Drafting Technician (Architectural) $50,772 October 30, 2019 $35
26-806 Principal Drafting Technician (Electrical) $50,722 October 30, 2019 $35
26-771 Principal Drafting Technician (General) $50,722 October 30, 2019 $35
26-807 Principal Drafting Technician (Mechanical) $50,722 October 30, 2019 $35
26-773 Principal Drafting Technician (Structural) $50,722 October 30, 2019 $35
26-804 Senior Drafting Technician (Architectural) $42,986 October 30, 2019 $35
26-770 Senior Drafting Technician (General) $42,986 October 30, 2019 $35
26-772 Senior Drafting Technician (Structural) $42,986 October 30, 2019 $35
26-769 Senior Land Surveyor $77,187 October 30, 2019 $45
*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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