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).

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 26, 2016
Exam Number Exam Title Salary Last Date to Apply Non−Refundable Processing Fee
28-376 Budget Examiner $51,905 October 05, 2016 $35
26-199 Environmental Conservation Police Officer Trainee 1 $54,243 October 05, 2016 $35*
26-238 Environmental Conservation Police Officer Trainee 1 (Chinese Language) $54,243 October 05, 2016 $35*
26-200 Environmental Conservation Police Officer Trainee 1 (Spanish Language) $54,243 October 05, 2016 $35*
80-199 Environmental Engineer Civil 2 $71,309 October 11, 2016 $0
26-198 Forest Ranger 1 $59,448 October 05, 2016 $35
26-164 Park Police Officer Trainee $55,179 October 05, 2016 $35*
26-165 Park Police Officer Trainee (Spanish Language) $55,179 October 05, 2016 $35*
28-375 Senior Utilization Review Nurse $56,229 October 05, 2016 $40
26-133 University Police Officer 1-Downstate $50,610 October 05, 2016 $35*
26-134 University Police Officer 1-Downstate (Various Language Proficiencies) $50,610 October 05, 2016 $35*
26-135 University Police Officer 1-Upstate $50,610 October 05, 2016 $35*
26-136 University Police Officer 1-Upstate (Various Language Proficiencies) $50,610 October 05, 2016 $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.