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 August 17, 2019
Exam Number Exam Title Salary Last Date to Apply Non−Refundable Processing Fee (Waivers available)
26-700 Campus Safety Specialist $40,622 September 04, 2019 $25
28-416 Correction Officer Trainee See Announcement September 20, 2019 $35*
28-417 Correction Officer Trainee (Spanish Language) See Announcement September 20, 2019 $35*
26-701 Director Lottery Marketing and Sales $122,092 September 04, 2019 $45
26-713 Environmental Conservation Police Officer Trainee 1 $54,243 September 04, 2019 $35*
26-714 Environmental Conservation Police Officer Trainee 1 (Chinese Language) $54,243 September 04, 2019 $35*
26-715 Environmental Conservation Police Officer Trainee 1 (Spanish Language) $54,243 September 04, 2019 $35*
26-706 Forest Ranger 1 $59,448 September 04, 2019 $35
26-705 Institution Steward $74,829 September 04, 2019 $40
26-707 Pharmacy Aide $32,972 September 04, 2019 $25
26-716 Plant Superintendent A See Announcement September 04, 2019 $45
26-717 Plant Superintendent B $73,284 September 04, 2019 $40
26-718 Plant Superintendent C $66,052 September 04, 2019 $40
26-703 Public Buildings Manager 1 $45,455 September 04, 2019 $35
26-704 Public Buildings Manager 2 See Announcement September 04, 2019 $35
26-696 Public Buildings Manager 3 $73,284 September 04, 2019 $40
26-708 Service & Repair Mechanic (Electronics) $43,484 September 04, 2019 $25
26-710 Traffic Signal Equipment Specialist $59,671 September 04, 2019 $40
26-709 Traffic Systems Technician 1 $42,986 September 04, 2019 $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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