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 January 21, 2018
Exam Number Exam Title Salary Last Date to Apply Non−Refundable Processing Fee (Waivers available)
26-316 Aging Services Representative $64,757 January 31, 2018 $40*
26-317 Aging Services Representative (Spanish Language) $64,757 January 31, 2018 $40*
26-411 Archives & Records Management Specialist 2 $55,494 January 31, 2018 $35
26-413 Archives Conservation Specialist 3 $71,847 January 31, 2018 $40
26-471 Climate Policy Analyst 2 $71,847 January 31, 2018 $40
26-318 Collection & Civil Prosecution Specialist 1 $46,836 January 31, 2018 $35
26-463 Food Inspector Trainee 1 $42,143 January 31, 2018 $35*
26-464 Food Inspector Trainee 1 (Spanish Language) $42,143 January 31, 2018 $35*
26-330 Long Term Care Systems Specialist 1 $55,082 January 31, 2018 $35
26-331 Long Term Care Systems Specialist 1 (Health) $55,494 January 31, 2018 $35
26-332 Long Term Care Systems Specialist 2 $71,211 January 31, 2018 $40
26-333 Long Term Care Systems Specialist 2 (Health) $71,847 January 31, 2018 $40
26-334 Long Term Care Systems Specialist 3 $85,244 January 31, 2018 $45
26-335 Long Term Care Systems Specialist 3 (Health) $79,849 January 31, 2018 $45
26-473 Mineral Resources Specialist 1 $47,085 January 31, 2018 $35
26-474 Mineral Resources Specialist 2 $61,496 January 31, 2018 $40
26-484 Mineral Resources Specialist 3 $75,674 January 31, 2018 $45
26-516 Mineral Resources Specialist 4 $88,603 January 31, 2018 $45
26-483 Mineral Resources Technician 2 $58,501 January 31, 2018 $40
26-482 Mineral Resources Technician Trainee $37,710 January 31, 2018 $25
26-476 Motor Vehicle Inspector $44,564 January 31, 2018 $35*
26-477 Motor Vehicle Inspector (Spanish Language) $44,564 January 31, 2018 $35*
26-347 Nursing Home Activities Assistant 1 $39,533 January 31, 2018 $25
26-478 Railroad Inspector (Hazardous Materials) $47,085 January 31, 2018 $35
26-479 Railroad Inspector (Motive Power & Equipment) $47,085 January 31, 2018 $35
26-480 Railroad Inspector (Operating Practice) $47,085 January 31, 2018 $35
26-481 Railroad Inspector (Track) $47,085 January 31, 2018 $35
26-419 Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Assistant $42,143 January 31, 2018 $35*
26-421 Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Assistant (Manual Communications) $42,143 January 31, 2018 $35*
26-420 Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Assistant (Spanish Language) $42,143 January 31, 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.

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