Employment Opportunities with New York State Government

Appointments and promotions in the New York State civil service are made according to principles of "merit and fitness" as mandated by the New York State Constitution. Candidates can compete for competitive class positions by participating in competitive civil service examinations.

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Apply and Qualify;
Participate in the Examination;
After the Exam

Employment Opportunities »

Match your education and experience to job opportunities, view scheduled examinations, current vacancies

Promotion and Transition »

State Employees interested in advancing or changing their career

State Examinations »

Access to examination announcements, online examinations, and examination resources

Stay Informed »

Announcement e-mail notification, Outreach Recruitment Offices, Test Guides and Resource Booklets, and Tentative examination schedule

Eligible Lists »

View New York State Eligible Lists and related information.

Online Source »

Complete your online applications, view list of examinations for which you've applied online

Featured Programs »

Nursing Positions, Public Management Institute, Information Technology Specialist

Workers with Disabilities »

Specialized programs to place individuals with disabilities in State jobs

We provide these links for your information; these may not represent all current job opportunities in New York State government. We encourage you to contact individual agencies for additional information.