Examinations Open to State Employees

Promotion and transition examinations are open to current State employees. You can apply for promotion and transition examinations online. Each examination title listed below links to the relevant examination announcement, which provides information on how and where to apply

COVID 19 Vaccination/Testing and Screening Guidelines for Candidates - COVID-19 Vaccination/Testing Policy and Screening Procedures for Civil Service Examination Candidates Appearing In-Person

Continuous recruitment promotion examinations — applications for most continuous recruitment examinations are accepted anytime.

Tentative examination schedule — tentative schedule of upcoming examinations.

Announcements as of February 04, 2023
Exam Number Exam Title Open to Employees of Salary Grade Last Date to Apply Non−Refundable Processing Fee (Waivers available)
38-870 Criminal Justice Policy Analyst 2 Criminal Justice Services, Div of SG-23 February 08, 2023 $20
38-871 Criminal Justice Program Specialist 2 Criminal Justice Services, Div of SG-23 February 08, 2023 $20
38-894 Investigative Officer 2 (Labor Standards) Labor, Department of SG-20 February 22, 2023 $20*
38-895 Investigative Officer 2 (Labor Standards) (Chinese Language) Labor, Department of SG-20 February 22, 2023 $20*
38-896 Investigative Officer 2 (Labor Standards) (Spanish Language) Labor, Department of SG-20 February 22, 2023 $20*
38-897 Investigative Officer 2 (Public Work Wage) Labor, Department of SG-20 February 22, 2023 $20
38-898 Investigative Officer 2 (Unemployment Insurance) Labor, Department of SG-20 February 22, 2023 $20
38-899 Investigative Officer 3 (Labor Standards) Labor, Department of SG-23 February 22, 2023 $20
38-900 Investigative Officer 3 (Public Work Wage) Labor, Department of SG-23 February 22, 2023 $20
38-901 Investigative Officer 3 (Unemployment Insurance) Labor, Department of SG-23 February 22, 2023 $20
00-509 Investigative Officer Trainee Labor, Department of Equated to G-13 February 22, 2023 $15*
00-510 Investigative Officer Trainee (Chinese Language) Labor, Department of Equated to G-13 February 22, 2023 $15*
00-511 Investigative Officer Trainee (Korean Language) Labor, Department of Equated to G-13 February 22, 2023 $15*
00-512 Investigative Officer Trainee (Spanish Language) Labor, Department of Equated to G-13 February 22, 2023 $15*
00-515 Investigative Specialist Trainee 1 (Beverage Control) Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Equated to G-13 February 22, 2023 $15
00-516 Investigative Specialist Trainee 1 (Cannabis) Cannabis Management, Office of Equated to G-13 February 22, 2023 $15
00-502 Investigative Specialist Trainee 1 (Motor Vehicle) Motor Vehicles, Department of Equated to G-13 February 22, 2023 $15*
00-503 Investigative Specialist Trainee 1 (Motor Vehicle) (Chinese Language) Motor Vehicles, Department of Equated to G-13 February 22, 2023 $15*
00-504 Investigative Specialist Trainee 1 (Motor Vehicle) (Creole Language) Motor Vehicles, Department of Equated to G-13 February 22, 2023 $15*
00-505 Investigative Specialist Trainee 1 (Motor Vehicle) (Italian Language) Motor Vehicles, Department of Equated to G-13 February 22, 2023 $15*
00-506 Investigative Specialist Trainee 1 (Motor Vehicle) (Korean Language) Motor Vehicles, Department of Equated to G-13 February 22, 2023 $15*
00-507 Investigative Specialist Trainee 1 (Motor Vehicle) (Russian Language) Motor Vehicles, Department of Equated to G-13 February 22, 2023 $15*
00-508 Investigative Specialist Trainee 1 (Motor Vehicle) (Spanish Language) Motor Vehicles, Department of Equated to G-13 February 22, 2023 $15*
00-513 Investigator 1 State Insurance Fund SG-14 February 22, 2023 $15
00-514 Investigator 1 Multiple Agencies SG-14 February 22, 2023 $15
38-875 Maintenance Supervisor 1 (Building) Thruway Authority Equated to G-15 February 08, 2023 $15
38-877 Maintenance Supervisor 2 Multiple Agencies SG-17 February 08, 2023 $15
38-876 Maintenance Supervisor 2 (Building) Thruway Authority Equated to G-19 February 08, 2023 $20
38-878 Maintenance Supervisor 3 Multiple Agencies SG-19 February 08, 2023 $20
00-498 Public Buildings Manager 1 Multiple Agencies SG-14 February 08, 2023 $15
00-499 Public Buildings Manager 2 Multiple Agencies SG-18 February 08, 2023 $15
38-848 Public Buildings Manager 2 Multiple Agencies SG-18 February 08, 2023 $15
38-879 Public Safety Grants Representative 2 Multiple Agencies SG-23 February 08, 2023 $20
38-883 Rent Examiner 2 Housing & Comm Renewal, Div of SG-14 February 08, 2023 $15*
38-884 Rent Examiner 2 (Spanish Language) Housing & Comm Renewal, Div of SG-14 February 08, 2023 $15*
*Fee may cover applications for multiple examinations. See examination announcement for details.

Notes on Applying

  • An application must be submitted online or postmarked by the last date to apply. See examination announcement for details.

  • An application will not be accepted after the application filing deadline has passed.

  • Printed copies of current announcements and applications are available at your Human Resources/Personnel Office.

  • Testing accommodations may be made for the following reasons:
    • Due to a religious observance or practice
    • Reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities
    • Other accommodations - due to pregnancy, for nursing mothers, or for other circumstances that may impact your ability to be tested without accommodation

Examination announcements are subject to amendment or cancellation without notice.