How Can You Find Upcoming Exams?

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Find out about all of our upcoming civil service exams. You can subscribe to our mailing list and select "City Jobs and Civil Service Announcements” to receive announcements for upcoming exams. The exams schedule is available in Alpha Order and Application Period Order. Our exam schedule is posted every July, lists all our upcoming exams, and is updated every month. Civil service exams may be available only for a limited time and it may be a few years before a certain exam is offered again.

Note you will need to apply for and pay a fee, or obtain a fee waiver, and meet the minimum requirements to qualify to take the exams listed. You can also see the most recent updates in the monthly exam applications schedule, or view the tables on this page. Note that some exams may be cancelled or postponed, so check the schedule regularly if you plan to apply for or take an exam.

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Exam Alerts

  • SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 2020 – THE CTACS WILL BE CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF M.L. KING JR.’S BIRTHDAY
  • MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 2020 – THE CTACS WILL BE CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF M.L. KING JR.’S BIRTHDAY
  • TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2020 – THE BROOKLYN APPLICATIONS CENTER WILL BE CLOSED

Open Competitive Exams for Anyone

Below is the list of competitive civil service exams available to anyone who meets the minimum qualification requirements.

See the Upcoming Exams

Title of ExamExam No.Application Period
Assistant Transportation Specialist 0154 1/8/2020 - 1/28/2020
Bricklayer 0155 1/8/2020 - 1/28/2020
Child Protective Specialist 0330 12/27/2019 - 1/31/2020
Civil Engineer 0156 1/8/2020 - 1/28/2020
Correction Officer 0309 POSTPONED
Education Analyst 0183 1/8/2020 - 1/28/2020
Interpreter (Spanish) 0157 1/8/2020 - 1/28/2020
Investment Analyst 0158 1/8/2020 - 1/28/2020
Labor Relations Analyst 0159 1/8/2020 - 1/28/2020
Management Auditor 0160 1/8/2020 - 1/28/2020
Police Communications Technician 0144 1/8/2020 - 1/28/2020
Procurement Analyst 0196 1/8/2020 - 1/28/2020
School Safety Agent 0310 12/27/2019 - 1/31/2020
Space Analyst 0161 1/8/2020 - 1/28/2020
Statistician 0198 1/8/2020 - 1/28/2020
Traffic Enforcement Agent 0311 12/27/2019 - 1/31/2020

Promotion Exams for Permanent and 55-a City Employees

If you already work for the City and are a permanent or 55-a Program employee, you may qualify to take a promotion exam.

See the Upcoming Exams

Title of ExamExam No.Application Period
Associate Inspector (Highways and Sewers) (Prom) 0560 1/8/2020 - 1/28/2020
Bricklayer (Prom) 0532 1/8/2020 - 1/28/2020
Resident Buildings Superintendent (Prom) 0562 1/8/2020 - 1/28/2020
Supervisor Carpenter (NYC H+H) (Prom) 0563 1/8/2020 - 1/28/2020
Supervisor Carpenter (Prom) 0564 1/8/2020 - 1/28/2020

Exams for Provisional City Employees

A provisional employee is someone who works in a competitive-class position but is not a permanent employee of the city. If you currently work for the City and serve provisionally, you may qualify to take a qualified-incumbent exam (QIE).

See the Upcoming Exams

Title of ExamExam No.Application Period
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Past Exam Archive

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To find information on past exams, including qualifications and eligibility requirements, you can use these additional links:

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