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 September 21, 2017
Exam Number Exam Title Salary Last Date to Apply Non−Refundable Processing Fee (Waivers available)
28-401 Budget Examiner $55,082 October 04, 2017 $35
26-284 Motor Vehicle Representative - Downstate $33,972 October 04, 2017 $25*
26-441 Motor Vehicle Representative - Downstate (Chinese Language) $33,972 October 04, 2017 $25*
26-442 Motor Vehicle Representative - Downstate (Creole Language) $33,972 October 04, 2017 $25*
26-443 Motor Vehicle Representative - Downstate (Italian Language) $33,972 October 04, 2017 $25*
26-444 Motor Vehicle Representative - Downstate (Korean Language) $33,972 October 04, 2017 $25*
26-445 Motor Vehicle Representative - Downstate (Manual Communications) $33,972 October 04, 2017 $25*
26-446 Motor Vehicle Representative - Downstate (Russian Language) $33,972 October 04, 2017 $25*
26-285 Motor Vehicle Representative - Downstate (Spanish Language) $33,972 October 04, 2017 $25*
26-286 Motor Vehicle Representative - Upstate $33,972 October 04, 2017 $25*
26-435 Motor Vehicle Representative - Upstate (Chinese Language) $33,972 October 04, 2017 $25*
26-436 Motor Vehicle Representative - Upstate (Creole Language) $33,972 October 04, 2017 $25*
26-437 Motor Vehicle Representative - Upstate (Italian Language) $33,972 October 04, 2017 $25*
26-438 Motor Vehicle Representative - Upstate (Korean Language) $33,972 October 04, 2017 $25*
26-439 Motor Vehicle Representative - Upstate (Manual Communications) $33,972 October 04, 2017 $25*
26-440 Motor Vehicle Representative - Upstate (Russian Language) $33,972 October 04, 2017 $25*
26-287 Motor Vehicle Representative - Upstate (Spanish Language) $33,972 October 04, 2017 $25*
*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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