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 March 01, 2017
Exam Number Exam Title Salary Last Date to Apply Non−Refundable Processing Fee(Waivers available)
28-374 Associate Environmental Analyst Agriculture $69,057 March 29, 2017 $40
28-377 Consultant In Physical Standards & Safety $64,302 March 29, 2017 $40
28-380 Correctional Regional Health Services Administrator $72,429 March 29, 2017 $45
26-232 Fish and Wildlife Technician 2 $42,555 March 29, 2017 $35
26-250 Mental Health Therapy Aide $33,972 March 29, 2017 $25*
26-251 Mental Health Therapy Aide (Chinese Language) $33,972 March 29, 2017 $25*
26-252 Mental Health Therapy Aide (Korean Language) $33,972 March 29, 2017 $25*
26-253 Mental Health Therapy Aide (Russian Language) $33,972 March 29, 2017 $25*
26-254 Mental Health Therapy Aide (Spanish Language) $33,972 March 29, 2017 $25*
26-217 Mental Health Therapy Aide Trainee $30,461 March 29, 2017 $25*
26-218 Mental Health Therapy Aide Trainee (Chinese Language) $30,461 March 29, 2017 $25*
26-219 Mental Health Therapy Aide Trainee (Korean Language) $30,461 March 29, 2017 $25*
26-220 Mental Health Therapy Aide Trainee (Russian Language) $30,461 March 29, 2017 $25*
26-221 Mental Health Therapy Aide Trainee (Spanish Language) $30,461 March 29, 2017 $25*
28-373 Senior Environmental Analyst Agriculture $53,339 March 29, 2017 $35
26-225 Social Work Assistant 2 $42,833 March 29, 2017 $35*
26-226 Social Work Assistant 2 (Chinese Language) $42,833 March 29, 2017 $35*
26-227 Social Work Assistant 2 (Korean Language) $42,833 March 29, 2017 $35*
26-228 Social Work Assistant 2 (Spanish Language) $42,833 March 29, 2017 $35*
26-229 Social Work Assistant 3 $50,478 March 29, 2017 $35*
26-230 Social Work Assistant 3 (Chinese Language) $50,478 March 29, 2017 $35*
26-231 Social Work Assistant 3 (Spanish Language) $50,478 March 29, 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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