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

  • The April Application Period contains Postponed, Canceled, and Delayed examinations.
  • The March Application Period deadline was extended to April 7, 2020.
  • The CTACs are closed until further notice.
  • All Bureau of Exams testing events have been postponed through April 19, 2020. Please disregard any Admission Notices or Confirmation Emails that may have been received.

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
Administrative Manager 0173 POSTPONED
Assistant Landscape Architect 0167 3/4/2020 - 4/7/2020
Bridge Operator 0168 3/4/2020 - 4/7/2020
Caseworker 0325 POSTPONED
Climber and Pruner 0174 4/15/2020 - 5/5/2020
Construction Project Manager 0169 3/4/2020 - 4/7/2020
Fire Protection Inspector 0804 3/4/2020 - 4/7/2020
Highways and Sewers Inspector 0175 4/15/2020 - 5/5/2020
Mechanical Engineer 0170 3/4/2020 - 4/7/2020
Occupational Therapist (DOE) 0171 3/4/2020 - 4/7/2020
Police Administrative Aide 0141 4/15/2020 - 5/5/2020
Supervising Therapist 0176 CANCELED
Supervisor of Mechanical Installations and Maintenance 0172 3/4/2020 - 4/7/2020
Taxi and Limousine Inspector 0166 4/15/2020 - 5/5/2020
Traffic Enforcement Agent 0321 POSTPONED

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
Administrative Manager (Prom) 0570 POSTPONED
Associate Fraud Investigator (Prom) 0568 3/4/2020 - 4/7/2020
Associate Inspector (Construction) (Prom) 0571 CANCELED
Associate Inspector (Electrical) (Prom) 0572 4/15/2020 - 5/5/2020
Associate Youth Development Specialist (Prom) 0515 3/4/2020 - 4/7/2020
Captain (Fire) (Prom) 0594 POSTPONED
Highways and Sewers Inspector (Prom) 0574 4/15/2020 - 5/5/2020
Lieutenant (Fire) (Prom) 0569 3/4/2020 - 4/7/2020
Supervising Therapist (Prom) 0575 CANCELED
Supervisor of Mechanics (Mechanical Equipment) (Prom) 0520 3/4/2020 - 4/7/2020

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
Administrative Benefits Manager (Transit Authority) 0400 CANCELED
Administrative Blast Inspector 0401 4/15/2020 - 4/28/2020
Associate Inspector (Hoists and Rigging) 0402 4/15/2020 - 4/28/2020
Associate Rehabilitation Specialist (HPD) 0403 4/15/2020 - 4/28/2020
Automotive Specialist  0404 4/15/2020 - 4/28/2020
Consultant Public Health Nurse (Communicable Diseases) 0405 4/15/2020 - 4/28/2020
Estimator (Mechanical) 0406 4/15/2020 - 4/28/2020
Insurance Adviser 0407 4/15/2020 - 4/28/2020
Maintenance Supervisor (Power Electronics) 0408 CANCELED
Quality Assurance Specialist (Pupil Transportation) 0409 4/15/2020 - 4/28/2020
Real Property Assistant 0410 CANCELED
Senior Automotive Specialist 0411 4/15/2020 - 4/28/2020
Senior Salvage Appraiser 0412 4/15/2020 - 4/28/2020

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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