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 December 13, 2017
Exam Number Exam Title Salary Last Date to Apply Non−Refundable Processing Fee (Waivers available)
26-314 Correction Officer Trainee See Announcement December 13, 2017 $35*
26-315 Correction Officer Trainee (Spanish Language) See Announcement December 13, 2017 $35*
26-447 Insurance Fund Services Specialist Trainee 1 $37,710 January 03, 2018 $25
26-460 Service Area Representative Trainee 1 $45,371 January 03, 2018 $35
26-429 Tax Compliance Agent 1 $46,836 January 03, 2018 $35*
26-430 Tax Compliance Agent 1 (Spanish Language) $46,836 January 03, 2018 $35*
26-427 Tax Compliance Agent Trainee $44,274 January 03, 2018 $35*
26-428 Tax Compliance Agent Trainee (Spanish Language) $44,274 January 03, 2018 $35*
26-423 Tax Compliance Representative 1 $39,533 January 03, 2018 $25*
26-424 Tax Compliance Representative 1 (Spanish Language) $39,533 January 03, 2018 $25*
28-402 Tax Law Judge $108,794 January 03, 2018 $45
26-425 Taxpayer Services Representative 1 $39,533 January 03, 2018 $25*
26-426 Taxpayer Services Representative 1 (Spanish Language) $39,533 January 03, 2018 $25*
26-461 Workers Compensation Examiner $46,836 January 03, 2018 $35*
26-462 Workers Compensation Examiner (Spanish Language) $46,836 January 03, 2018 $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.