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 19, 2019
Exam Number Exam Title Salary Last Date to Apply Non−Refundable Processing Fee (Waivers available)
80-200 Assistant Training Technician (Youth Services) $45,455 February 20, 2019 $0
26-653 Boiler Inspector $45,455 January 23, 2019 $35
26-564 Child Support Specialist 1 $56,604 January 30, 2019 $35
26-664 Construction Estimator 1 (Architectural) $48,027 January 30, 2019 $35
26-666 Construction Estimator 1 (Mechanical) $48,027 January 30, 2019 $35
26-665 Construction Estimator 2 (Architectural) $59,671 January 30, 2019 $40
26-667 Construction Estimator 2 (Mechanical) $59,671 January 30, 2019 $40
28-413 Equipment Operator Instructor $42,986 February 20, 2019 $35
26-565 Food Service Worker 2 $36,051 January 23, 2019 $25
26-677 Heating Plant Equipment Specialist 1 $59,671 January 23, 2019 $40
28-412 Instructor Of The Blind $56,604 January 23, 2019 $35
28-410 Mobility Instructor $56,604 January 23, 2019 $35
26-658 Park Manager 1 See Announcement January 23, 2019 $35
26-659 Park Manager 2 See Announcement January 23, 2019 $40
26-660 Park Manager 3 $73,362 January 23, 2019 $40
26-655 Park Supervisor 1 $40,324 January 23, 2019 $25
26-656 Park Supervisor 2 $47,773 January 23, 2019 $35
26-570 Professional Career Opportunities See Announcement February 20, 2019 $35
26-661 Security Officer See Announcement January 23, 2019 $25*
26-676 Security Officer (Spanish Language) $34,638 January 23, 2019 $25*
26-627 Security Services Assistant 1 $31,231 January 23, 2019 $25
26-679 Tax Technician Trainee 1 $38,464 January 30, 2019 $35
26-668 Traffic Signal Coordinator $81,446 January 30, 2019 $45
*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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