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 May 20, 2024
Exam Number Exam Title Open to Employees of Salary Grade Last Date to Apply Non−Refundable Processing Fee (Waivers available)
31-145 Associate Administrative Analyst Multiple Agencies G-23 June 19, 2024 $0
31-086 Associate in Education Improvement Services Education, Dept of G-26 June 19, 2024 $0
31-152 Biologist 2 (Aquatic) Multiple Agencies G-23 June 19, 2024 $0
31-153 Biologist 2 (Ecology) Multiple Agencies G-23 June 19, 2024 $0
31-154 Biologist 2 (Marine) Multiple Agencies G-23 June 19, 2024 $0
31-155 Biologist 2 (Wildlife) Multiple Agencies G-23 June 19, 2024 $0
31-156 Biologist 3 (Aquatic) Environmental Conservation, Dept of G-25 June 19, 2024 $0
31-157 Biologist 3 (Ecology) Multiple Agencies G-25 June 19, 2024 $0
31-158 Biologist 3 (Marine) Environmental Conservation, Dept of G-25 June 19, 2024 $0
31-159 Biologist 3 (Wildlife) Multiple Agencies G-25 June 19, 2024 $0
31-160 Business Services Center Representative 2 General Services, Office of G-14 May 29, 2024 $0
31-161 Environmental Program Specialist 2 Multiple Agencies G-23 June 19, 2024 $0
31-162 Environmental Program Specialist 2 (Natural Resources) Multiple Agencies G-23 June 19, 2024 $0
31-106 Food Programs Evaluation Specialist 2 Education, Dept of G-23 June 19, 2024 $0
31-088 Library Assistant 1 Multiple Agencies G-9 June 19, 2024 $0
31-089 Library Assistant 2 Multiple Agencies G-14 June 19, 2024 $0
00-535 Motor Vehicle Field Operations Specialist 1 Motor Vehicles, Department of G-18 May 29, 2024 $0
31-163 Motor Vehicle Field Operations Specialist 2 Motor Vehicles, Department of G-23 May 29, 2024 $0
31-151 University Police Communications & Security Specialist 1 SUNY G-10 May 29, 2024 $0
31-142 Vulnerable Persons Protection Specialist 2 Justice Center G-20 June 19, 2024 $0
31-143 Vulnerable Persons Protection Specialist 3 Justice Center G-23 June 19, 2024 $0
*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.

  • 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.