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 May 20, 2019
Exam Number Exam Title Salary Last Date to Apply Non−Refundable Processing Fee (Waivers available)
26-581 Fair Hearings Specialist 1 $45,455 June 05, 2019 $35*
26-582 Fair Hearings Specialist 1 (Spanish Language) $45,455 June 05, 2019 $35*
26-683 General Industrial Training Supervisor $59,639 June 05, 2019 $35
26-686 General Industrial Training Supervisor (Abatement) $59,639 June 05, 2019 $35
26-687 General Industrial Training Supervisor (Optical Manufacturing) $59,639 June 05, 2019 $35
26-640 Principal Laboratory Animal Caretaker $40,324 June 05, 2019 $25
26-684 Production Control Supervisor $59,639 June 05, 2019 $35
26-585 Project Manager 1 $73,284 June 05, 2019 $40
26-586 Project Manager 2 $81,446 June 05, 2019 $45
26-685 Quality Control Supervisor $59,639 June 05, 2019 $35
26-639 Senior Laboratory Animal Caretaker $34,148 June 05, 2019 $25
26-596 Standards Compliance Analyst 1 (Developmental Disabilities) $56,604 June 05, 2019 $35
28-414 Teaching Assistant $34,427 June 05, 2019 $25
26-584 Temporary Assistance Specialist 1 (Refugee and Immigrant Services) $56,604 June 05, 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.