New Job Examination Announcements

New York Department of Civil Service

The Department of Civil Service is alerting you, at your request, that the following examination announcements have been updated and added to our public website.

When filing your online application, please be advised that technical assistance is available Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Please be advised that you will need a personal ID to apply for Department of Civil Service examinations. If you do not have a personal ID, please create an account.

Open-Competitive Examination Announcements

26-800, Senior Recreation Therapist

26-801, Senior Recreation Therapist (Spanish Language)

Promotion Examination Announcements

38-604, Head Recreation Therapist

38-605, Chief Recreation Therapist

38-606, Senior Recreation Therapist

38-607, Senior Recreation Therapist (Spanish Language)

38-608, Senior Recreation Therapist (Music)

38-947, Environmental Analyst 2

Continuous Recruitment Examinations

The Department also accepts applications for most continuous recruitment examinations on an ongoing basis, with no application deadline.

 Continuous Recruitment Examinations

HELP Program – No Examinations Required

The Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement (HELP) Program temporarily removes the civil service exam requirement for more than 100 direct care, health and human services titles across State agencies for a 12-month period. To be eligible for jobs in the HELP program, candidates must meet the jobs’ minimum qualifications and any other conditions of employment. Candidates should visit the HELP Jobs Portal and use the candidate portal to apply for jobs in the HELP program.

Posted: 05/22/2023