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UPCOMING CIVIL SERVICE EXAMS IN NEW YORK STATE

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In New York State, hundreds of civil service exams are administered each year by the state and by individual counties, as well as New York City, smaller municipalities (towns, villages, etc.) and various government agencies.  Success on these exams gives candidates the opportunity to gain employment with state, city or local government.

Listed below are civil service exams scheduled to be given throughout New York State in the coming months, separated by jurisdiction.  Scroll down to find your local city or county.  If you are considering applying for one of these exams, or if you've already signed up and are scheduled to sit for an exam this year, click on the name of the exam to see the corresponding Passbook study guide.

(For an official list of upcoming exams, contact the state or local civil service commission online or by phone.  Test dates and availability are subject to change.)

For titles without a linked Passbook or marked with (*) or (a), e-mail our research department at info@passbooks.com for suggested book titles.  Titles marked with (a) have several alternate titles available that might be better suited for your jurisdiction.

NEW YORK STATE

Assistant Chief Health Planner -- October 19
Assistant in Bilingual Education -- January 11
Assistant Geologist -- January 11
Assistant in Higher Education Opportunity -- January 11
Assistant in Occupational School Supervision -- January 11
Assistant Land Surveyor 2 -- December 14
Assistant Land Surveyor 3 -- December 14
Assistant Traffic Signal Equipment Specialist -- October 19
Associate in Bilingual Education -- January 11
Associate in Health Occupations Education -- January 11
Associate in Higher Education Opportunity -- January 11
Associate in Occupational School Supervision -- January 11
Associate in School Nursing -- January 11
Associate Radiological Health Specialist -- January 11
Associate Unemployment Insurance Internal Security Specialist -- July 20
Auditor 3 (Unemployment Insurance) -- October 19
Beginning Office Assistant -- November 9
Biologist 3 (Marine) -- October 19
Call Center Representative 2 -- January 11
Call Center Representative 3 -- January 11
Campus Safety Specialist -- October 19
Canal Maintenance Shop Supervisor 2 -- January 11
Canal Section Superintendent -- January 11
Canal Structure Operator -- January 11
Chief Health Planner -- October 19
Chief Lock Operator -- January 11
Chief Psychiatric Examiner Psychologist -- October 19
Chief Sanitarian -- October 19
Child Protective Services Specialist 4 -- October 19
Construction Specialist 1 (Transportation) -- September 28
Correction Lieutenant -- September 28
Crime Victims Specialist 1 -- September 28
Crime Victims Specialist Trainee -- September 28
Dairy Products Specialist 2 -- December 14
Dairy Products Specialist 2 (Dairy Equipment) -- December 14
Dairy Products Specialist Trainee 1 -- December 14
Developmental Disabilities Program Specialist 1 -- July 20
Developmental Disabilities Program Specialist 2 -- July 20
Director Lottery Marketing and Sales -- October 19
Disability Analyst 3 -- July 20
Disability Determinations Program Manager -- October 19
Employee Insurance Examiner 1 -- December 14
Employee Insurance Examiner 2 -- December 14
Employment Counselor -- December 14
Employment Specialist for Individuals with Disabilities 2 -- December 14
Engineering Technician -- September 28
Environmental Chemist 2 -- December 14
Environmental Conversation Police Officer Trainee 1 -- October 19
Fair Hearings Specialist 1 -- July 20
Forest Ranger 1 -- October 19
General Industrial Training Supervisor -- July 20
Habitation Specialist 1 -- December 14
Homeless Services Representative 2 -- July 20
Housing Specialist 2 -- July 20
Housing & Community Renewal Manager 1 -- October 19
Human Resources Specialist 4 (Benefits) -- October 19
Human Resources Specialist 4 (Classification and Compensation) -- October 19
Institution Steward -- October 19
Library Technical Assistant -- December 14
Land Surveyor -- December 14
Medical Assistance Specialist 1 -- September 28
Motor Vehicle Program Manager 3  -- October 19
Motor Vehicle Program Manager 4  -- October 19
Municipal Affairs Program Manager 3  -- October 19
Municipal Affairs Program Manager 4  -- October 19
Office Assistant 1 - Keyboarding -- November 9
Paraprofessional Careers in Mental Hygiene -- January 11
Paraprofessional Careers in Mental Hygiene (Spanish Language) -- January 11
Pharmacy Aide -- October 19
Plant Superintendent A -- October 19
Plant Superintendent B -- October 19
Plant Superintendent C -- October 19
Principal Drafting Technician (Architectural) -- December 14
Principal Drafting Technician (Electrical) -- December 14
Principal Drafting Technician (General) -- December 14
Principal Drafting Technician (Mechanical) -- December 14
Principal Drafting Technician (Structural) -- December 14
Principal Employment Security Clerk -- July 20
Principal Engineering Technician -- September 28
Principal Engineering Technician (Soils) -- September 28
Principal Laboratory Animal Caretaker -- July 20
Production Control Supervisor -- July 20
Professional Geologist 1 -- January 11
Project Manager 1 -- July 20
Project Manager 2 -- July 20
Psychology Trainee 1 -- September 28
Public Buildings Manager 1 -- October 19
Public Buildings Manager 2 -- October 19
Public Buildings Manager 3 -- October 19
Public Health Nutritionist 2 -- October 19
Public Health Nutritionist 3 -- October 19
Quality Control Supervisor -- July 20
Radio Dispatcher -- January 11
Senior Drafting Technician (Architectural) -- December 14
Senior Drafting Technician (General) -- December 14
Senior Drafting Technician (Structural) -- December 14
Senior Engineering Technician -- September 28
Senior Engineering Technician (Soils) -- September 28
Senior Laboratory Animal Caretaker -- July 20
Senior Land Surveyor -- December 14
Senior Radio Dispatcher -- January 11
Senior Traffic Signal Equipment Specialist -- October 19
Service and Repair Mechanic (Electronics) -- October 19
Standards Compliance Analyst 1 (Developmental Disabilities) -- July 20
Standards Compliance Analyst 2 (Developmental Disabilities) -- July 20
State Expenditures Examiner 1 -- January 11
State Program Examiner 2 -- January 11
Supervising Hearing Officer -- October 19
Supervising Labor Services Representative -- September 28
Supervising Labor Services Representative (Chinese Language) -- September 28
Supervising Labor Services Representative (Spanish Language) -- September 28
Supervising Motor Vehicle Representative 1 -- October 19
Supervising Motor Vehicle Representative 2 -- October 19
Supervising Motor Vehicle Representative 3 -- October 19
Supervising Unemployment Insurance Hearing Representative -- October 19
Supervising Unemployment Insurance Reviewing Examiner -- October 19
Taxpayer Services Administrator 1 -- October 19
Taxpayer Services Administrator 2 -- October 19
Taxpayer Services Administrator 3 -- October 19
Temporary Assistance Specialist 1 (Refugee and Immigrant Services) -- July 20
Temporary Assistance Specialist 2 -- July 20
Temporary Assistance Specialist 2 (Refugee and Immigrant Services) -- July 20
Traffic Signal Equipment Specialist -- October 19
Traffic Systems Technician 1 -- October 19
Traffic Systems Technician 2 -- October 19
Unclaimed Funds Examiner 1 -- December 14
Unclaimed Funds Examiner 2 -- December 14
Unclaimed Funds Examiner 3 -- December 14

NEW YORK CITY (Agency)

Administrative Staff Analyst -- October 2
Associate Fire Protection Inspector (Exam 9543) -- August 13
Associate Quality Assurance Specialist (Exam 9509) -- September 28
Associate Retirement Benefits Examiner
(Exam 9050) -- July 29
Associate Staff Analyst (Exam 9061) -- September 14
Bus Maintainer, Group A
(Exam 8617)
Bus Maintainer, Group B (Exam 8614)
Bus Operator (Exam 9309) (*) -- October 12-13
Child Protective Specialist (Exams 9301, 9304, 9308, 9312)
Correction Officer (Exams 9303, 9305, 9318, 9319, 9320)
Correction Captain (Exam 9521) -- June 29
Electronic Equipment Maintainer (Exam 8618)
Elevator and Escalator Maintainer (Exam 9626) -- August 24-25
Facility Maintainer (Exam 9400)
Fire Alarm Dispatcher (Exam 9007) -- July 30
Hospital Care Investigator (Exam 9088) -- August 27
Maintenance Supervisor (Car Equipment) (Exam 8720)
Maintenance Supervisor (Surface) (Exam 8620)
Painter -- September 11
Plant and Equipment Maintainer (Exam 9200)
Power Cable Maintainer (Exam 9603)
Public Health Assistant (Exam 9086) -- August 8
Revenue Equipment Maintainer (Exam 8615)
School Safety Agent (Exams 9322, 9324, 9326, 9328)
Signal Maintainer (Exam 8718)
Special Officer (Exams 9302, 9307, 9310, 9316)
Stationary Engineer (Electric) (Exam 9048) -- July 18
Supervising Fire Alarm Dispatcher (Exam 9529) -- July 27
Supervisor II (Social Services) (Exam 9530) -- September 5
Supervisor II (Social Work) (Exam 9531) -- September 19
Supervisor III (Social Services) (Exam 9532) -- September 5
Supervisor III (Social Work) (Exam 9533) -- September 19
System Safety Specialist Trainee (MTA) (Exam 9628)
Traffic Enforcement Agent (Exams 9321, 9323, 9325, 9327, 9317)
Transit Electrical Helper (Exam 8611)
Transit Property Protection Supervisor (Exam 8721)
Urban Park Ranger (Exam 9055) -- August 1
Youth Development Specialist (Exam 9078) -- August 28

NEW YORK COURT SYSTEM

Clerical Assistant -- July 16–August 18

NASSAU COUNTY

SUFFOLK COUNTY

Account Clerk -- September 21
Caseworker Trainee (Spanish Speaking) -- July 20
Office Assistant -- October 5
Public Health Sanitarian Trainee -- July 13
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator/Trainee -- September 7

ALBANY (CITY)

Police Officer
 -- September 14

ALBANY COUNTY

Police Officer
 -- September 14

ALLEGANY COUNTY

Correction Officer -- September 28

AUBURN (CITY)

Police Officer -- September 14
Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Trainee -- September 28

BINGHAMTON (CITY)

Police Officer -- September 14

BROOME COUNTY

Deputy Sheriff 
-- September 14
Police Officer -- September 14

BUFFALO (CITY)

CATTARAUGUS COUNTY

CAYUGA COUNTY

Deputy Sheriff -- September 14
Human Resource Associate -- September 28
Senior Typist -- September 28

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY

Caseworker -- September 28
Deputy Sheriff/Police Officer -- September 14

CHEMUNG COUNTY

Traffic Officer -- September 14
Deputy Sheriff/Police Officer -- September 14

CHENANGO COUNTY

Deputy Sheriff -- September 14
Police Officer -- September 14

CLINTON COUNTY

Public Health Technician
  -- September 21

COHOES (CITY)

COLUMBIA COUNTY

CORTLAND COUNTY

County Police Officer
 (Deputy Sheriff) -- September 14

DELAWARE COUNTY

DUTCHESS COUNTY

Account Clerk -- September 7
Account Clerk-Typist -- September 7
Bus Driver - Custodian -- September 7
Custodian -- September 7

ERIE COUNTY

Deputy Sheriff-Criminal -- September 14
Police Officer -- September 14

ESSEX COUNTY

FRANKLIN COUNTY

Clerk -- July 27
Custodian -- July 27
Typist -- July 13
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator/Trainee -- July 27

FULTON COUNTY

Deputy Sheriff -- September 14

GENESEE COUNTY

Library Clerk -- September 28

GREENE COUNTY

Administrator Central Assessment Unit -- September 28
Deputy Sheriff
-- September 14
Economic Development, Tourism and Planning Business Manager -- September 28
Engineering Technician -- September 28
Police Officer -- September 14

HAMILTON COUNTY

Custodian -- July 27

HEMPSTEAD (TOWN)

HERKIMER COUNTY

JEFFERSON COUNTY

LEWIS COUNTY

LIVINGSTON COUNTY

Deputy Sheriff/Police Officer -- September 14

LONG BEACH (CITY)

Police Officer -- September 14

MADISON COUNTY

MONROE COUNTY

Deputy Sheriff Road Patrol/Police Officer -- September 14
Office Account Clerk -- September 7
Police Officer -- September 14

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Deputy Sheriff -- September 14
Police Officer -- September 14

NEWBURGH (CITY)

NIAGARA COUNTY

Courier - Mail Clerk -- July 27
Director - Children with Special Needs -- September 28
Duplicating Machine Operator -- July 27
Information/Personnel Coordinator -- September 28
Public Health Technician  -- July 27

ONEIDA (CITY)

ONEIDA COUNTY

Budget Analyst -- September 28
Correction Officer -- September 28
Deputy Sheriff Patrol/Police Officer -- July 26
Director of Adult Mental Health Services -- September 28
Director of Clinic Services -- September 28
Director of Services -- September 28
Personnel Assistant -- September 28
Program Analyst -- September 28

ONONDAGA COUNTY

Account Clerk I -- August 10
Caseworker (Spanish Speaking) -- August 10
Police Officer (Spanish Speaking) -- September 14
Police Officer/Police Sheriff -- September 14
Typist I -- August 10
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator (Type A Plant) -- August 3
Water Plant Operator I (Type A/B Plant) / Water Plant Trainee -- August 3

ONTARIO COUNTY 

County Police Officer -- September 14 
Police Officer -- September 14

ORANGE COUNTY

Police Officer/Police Sheriff -- September 14

ORLEANS COUNTY

OSWEGO COUNTY 

Caseworker (Spanish Speaking) -- September 7
Patrol Officer (Sheriff's Department) -- September 14

OTSEGO COUNTY

PUTNAM COUNTY

RENSSELAER COUNTY

ROCHESTER (CITY)

Firefighter -- November 2
Police Officer -- September 14

ROCKLAND COUNTY

Village Constable -- September 14

ROME (CITY)

Police Officer -- August 2

SARATOGA COUNTY

SARATOGA SPRINGS (CITY)

Engineering Technician -- September 28
Senior Engineering Technician -- September 28
Senior Typist -- September 28
Water Treatment Plant Operator/Trainee -- September 28

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

SCHUYLER COUNTY

Deputy Sheriff/Police Officer 
-- September 14

SENECA COUNTY 

Deputy Sheriff/Police Officer -- September 14

STEUBEN COUNTY 

Police Officer -- September 14
Senior Typist -- September 21
Typist -- September 21

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY

Caseworker -- September 7

SULLIVAN COUNTY

TIOGA COUNTY 

Deputy Sheriff/Police Officer -- September 14

TOMPKINS COUNTY

Police Officer / Deputy Sheriff -- September 14

ULSTER COUNTY 

Police Officer / Deputy Sheriff -- September 14

UTICA (CITY) 

Police Officer / Deputy Sheriff -- September 14

WARREN COUNTY 

Correction Officer -- September 28
Police Officer -- September 14

WASHINGTON COUNTY

Deputy Sheriff -- September 14
Police Officer -- September 14

WAYNE COUNTY

Deputy Sheriff -- September 14

WESTCHESTER COUNTY

WYOMING COUNTY

YATES COUNTY 

Correction Officer -- September 28
Deputy Sheriff -- September 14
Police Officer -- September 14

YONKERS (CITY)