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 April 25, 2017
Exam Number Exam Title Salary Last Date to Apply Non−Refundable Processing Fee(Waivers available)
26-256 Associate Industrial Hygienist $69,057 April 26, 2017 $40
26-257 Electronic Equipment Mechanic $40,172 April 26, 2017 $25
26-188 Electronic Toll Maintenance Technician $58,012 April 26, 2017 $35
26-190 Laboratory Technician $33,972 April 26, 2017 $25
26-193 Parole Officer $62,242 April 26, 2017 $40*
26-194 Parole Officer (Spanish Language) $62,242 April 26, 2017 $40*
26-191 Parole Officer Trainee 1 $40,507 April 26, 2017 $35*
26-192 Parole Officer Trainee 1 (Spanish Language) $40,507 April 26, 2017 $35*
26-196 Traffic Systems Technician 1 $40,507 April 26, 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.