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

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 21, 2020
Exam Number Exam Title Open to Employees of Salary Grade Last Date to Apply Non−Refundable Processing Fee (Waivers available)
38-703 Assistant Director Information Technology Services 1 Multiple Agencies SG-31/M-4 March 11, 2020 $25*
38-706 Assistant Director Information Technology Services 2 Multiple Agencies M-5 March 11, 2020 $25*
38-704 Assistant Director Information Technology Technical Services 1 Multiple Agencies SG-31/M-4 March 11, 2020 $25*
00-486 Assistant Purchasing Agent Multiple Agencies SG-14 March 11, 2020 $15
38-590 Associate Unemployment Insurance Hearing Representative Labor, Department of SG-23 March 11, 2020 $20
38-705 Director Information Technology Services 1 Multiple Agencies SG-31/M-4 March 11, 2020 $25*
38-707 Director Information Technology Services 2 Multiple Agencies M-5 March 11, 2020 $25*
38-708 Director Information Technology Services 3 Multiple Agencies M-6 March 11, 2020 $25*
38-542 Forester 2 Environmental Conservation, Dept of SG-23 March 11, 2020 $20
00-476 Human Rights Specialist 1 Human Rights, Division of SG-19 March 11, 2020 $20*
00-477 Human Rights Specialist 1 (Chinese Language) Human Rights, Division of SG-19 March 11, 2020 $20*
00-484 Human Rights Specialist 1 (Spanish Language) Human Rights, Division of SG-19 March 11, 2020 $20*
38-709 Information Technology Specialist 3 Multiple Agencies SG-23 March 11, 2020 $20*
38-710 Information Technology Specialist 3 (Data Communications) Multiple Agencies SG-23 March 11, 2020 $20*
38-711 Information Technology Specialist 3 (Database) Multiple Agencies SG-23 March 11, 2020 $20*
38-712 Information Technology Specialist 3 (Programming) Multiple Agencies SG-23 March 11, 2020 $20*
38-713 Information Technology Specialist 3 (Systems Programming) Multiple Agencies SG-23 March 11, 2020 $20*
38-714 Information Technology Specialist 4 Multiple Agencies SG-25/M-1 March 11, 2020 $25*
38-715 Information Technology Specialist 4 (Data Communications) Multiple Agencies SG-25/M-1 March 11, 2020 $25*
38-716 Information Technology Specialist 4 (Database) Multiple Agencies SG-25/M-1 March 11, 2020 $25*
38-717 Information Technology Specialist 4 (Operations) Multiple Agencies SG-25/M-1 March 11, 2020 $25*
38-718 Information Technology Specialist 4 (Systems Programming) Multiple Agencies SG-25/M-1 March 11, 2020 $25*
38-585 Investigative Officer 2 (Workers' Compensation) Workers Compensation Board SG-20 March 11, 2020 $20
38-586 Investigative Officer 3 (Workers' Compensation) Workers Compensation Board SG-23 March 11, 2020 $20
38-548 Investigative Specialist 2 (Law) Law, Department of SG-23 March 11, 2020 $20
38-549 Investigative Specialist 3 (Law) Law, Department of M-1 March 11, 2020 $25
38-587 Maintenance Supervisor 3 (Transportation) Transportation, Department of SG-19 March 11, 2020 $20
38-719 Manager Information Technology Services 1 Multiple Agencies SG-27/M-2 March 11, 2020 $25*
38-720 Manager Information Technology Services 1 (Data Communications) Multiple Agencies SG-27/M-2 March 11, 2020 $25*
38-721 Manager Information Technology Services 1 (Database) Multiple Agencies SG-27/M-2 March 11, 2020 $25*
38-722 Manager Information Technology Services 1 (Operations) Multiple Agencies SG-27/M-2 March 11, 2020 $25*
38-723 Manager Information Technology Services 1 (System Programming) Multiple Agencies SG-27/M-2 March 11, 2020 $25*
38-724 Manager Information Technology Services 1 (Technical) Multiple Agencies SG-27/M-2 March 11, 2020 $25*
38-725 Manager Information Technology Services 2 Multiple Agencies SG-29/M-3 March 11, 2020 $25*
38-726 Manager Information Technology Services 2 (Technical) Multiple Agencies SG-29/M-3 March 11, 2020 $25*
38-584 Purchasing Agent Multiple Agencies SG-18 March 11, 2020 $15
00-481 Purchasing Agent Trainee Multiple Agencies Equated to SG-13 March 11, 2020 $15
38-588 Senior Purchasing Agent Multiple Agencies SG-23 March 11, 2020 $20
38-622 Senior Unemployment Insurance Accounts Examiner Labor, Department of SG-17 March 11, 2020 $15
38-589 Senior Unemployment Insurance Hearing Representative Labor, Department of SG-20 March 11, 2020 $20
38-623 Senior Unemployment Insurance Reviewing Examiner Labor, Department of SG-20 March 11, 2020 $20
38-662 Shipping Supervisor Multiple Agencies SG-18 March 11, 2020 $15
38-582 Tree Pruner Supervisor Transportation, Department of SG-11 March 11, 2020 $10
38-636 Unemployment Insurance Accounts Assistant Supervisor Labor, Department of SG-21 March 11, 2020 $20
*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.