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

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 Architect 0121 9/5/2019 - 9/25/2019
Assistant Superintendent of Welfare Shelters 0122 9/5/2019 - 9/25/2019
Associate Contract Specialist 0123 9/5/2019 - 9/25/2019
Inspector (Elevator) 0113 9/5/2019 - 9/25/2019
Maintenance Worker 0116 9/5/2019 - 9/25/2019
Maintenance Worker (CUNY) 0194 9/5/2019 - 9/25/2019
Maintenance Worker (NYC H+H) 0117 9/5/2019 - 9/25/2019
Media Services Technician 0125 9/5/2019 - 9/25/2019
Probation Officer 0191 9/5/2019 - 9/25/2019
Project Manager 0126 9/5/2019 - 9/25/2019
Public Health Sanitarian 0127 9/5/2019 - 9/25/2019
Sanitation Enforcement Agent 0193 9/5/2019 - 9/25/2019
Stationary Engineer 0108 9/5/2019 - 9/25/2019
Stationary Engineer (CUNY) 0801 9/5/2019 - 9/25/2019
Stationary Engineer (NYC H+H) 0109 9/5/2019 - 9/25/2019
Traffic Enforcement Agent 0306 9/3/2019 - 9/30/2019

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 Contract Specialist (Prom) 0513 9/5/2019 - 9/25/2019
Associate Public Health Sanitarian (Prom) 0514 9/5/2019 - 9/25/2019
Associate Youth Development Specialist (Prom) 0515 POSTPONED
Stationary Engineer (CUNY) (Prom) 0592 9/5/2019 - 9/25/2019
Stationary Engineer (NYC H+H) (Prom) 0505 9/5/2019 - 9/25/2019
Stationary Engineer (Prom) 0506 9/5/2019 - 9/25/2019

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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