NYS Department of Civil Service has added exam announcements

The Department of Civil Service has updated the following examinations and have added them to their public website.

When filing your online application, note there is no technical assistance on weekends or after 5 p.m. on weekdays.

Effective December 13, 2018, please be advised that you will need a personal NY.gov ID to apply for Department of Civil Service examinations. If you do not have a personal NY.gov ID, please create an account.

Open-Competitive Examination Announcements (open to all qualified individuals):

26-564, Child Support Specialist 1


26-664, Construction Estimator 1 (Architectural)


26-665, Construction Estimator 2 (Architectural)


26-666, Construction Estimator 1 (Mechanical)


26-667, Construction Estimator 2 (Mechanical)


26-668, Traffic Signal Coordinator


26-679, Tax Technician Trainee 1


Promotion Examination Announcements (open to all qualified State employees):

00-446, Motor Vehicle Consumer Services Representative 1

00-447, Motor Vehicle Consumer Services Representative 1 (Spanish Language)


00-458, Driver Improvement Examiner Trainee


00-465, Tax Technician Trainee 1


38-191, Resources & Reimbursement Agent 3


38-198, Child Support Specialist 2


38-201, Human Resources Specialist 2

38-202, Human Resources Specialist 2 (Labor Relations)

38-203, Human Resources Specialist 3 (Labor Relations)


38-204, Public Health Field Services Representative 2


38-208, Resources & Reimbursement Agent 2


38-288, Head Driver Improvement Examiner


38-302, Motor Vehicle Consumer Services Representative 3


38-316, Associate Accountant (State Accounts and Systems)


38-350, Associate Accountant

38-351, Associate Auditor


38-358, Unemployment Insurance Auditor 2


38-375, Construction Estimator 1 (Architectural)

38-376, Construction Estimator 2 (Architectural)

38-377, Construction Estimator 3 (Architectural)


38-381, Construction Estimator 1 (Mechanical)

38-382, Construction Estimator 2 (Mechanical)

38-383, Construction Estimator 3 (Mechanical)


Open-Competitive Continuous Recruitment Examination Announcements:

Issued on January 1, 2019

20-050, Licensed Master Social Worker 1

20-051, Licensed Master Social Worker 1 (Various Language Proficiencies)

20-052, Licensed Master Social Worker 2 – Various Program Areas

20-053, Licensed Master Social Worker 2 – Various Program Areas (Various Language Proficiencies)


WKTV “Back to Work” Job Orders for December 31 – January 4, 2019

Monday December 31, 2018

Job Title: Steam Plant Operator/Mechanic City: Rome, NY

Summary: specific skills includes instrumentation, welding, computer controls, pipefitting, and other industrial skills. Qualifications: this position requires at least 5 years’ industrial experience that includes familiarity with boiler operation. Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Physical demands include lifting and standing for long periods of time.

Pay: $18-$24/hr Job Order # NY1286984

Monday December 31, 2018

Job Title: Legal Secretary City: Utica, NY

Full time, Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm, for a law firm located in Utica, NY.

Duties: Type legal pleadings, papers, and briefs. Prepare and process documents for real estate closings and type real estate closing papers. Answer phones, compose and type letters, make photo copies, schedule appointments and perform other office duties. Requirements: High School Diploma/equivalent and training in administrative or secretarial skills.

Pay: not specified Job Order # NY1285604

Tuesday January 1, 2019

Job Title: Project Architect City: Cazenovia, NY

Summary: develop building designs that balance the requirements of configuring equipment to produce clean water with the priority of providing a safe, convenient and comfortable environment for the people who manage and operate the treatment facilities. Develop designs that adapt to existing contexts ranging from rural, developed industrial sites and historic neighborhoods. Illustrate and present design alternatives using two-dimensional graphic and three-dimensional modeling tools.

Pay: not specified Job Order # DE5726752

Tuesday January 1, 2019

Job Title: Mold Operator City: Canastota, NY

Are you someone who needs an employer to offer you a flexible schedule due to other commitments. This is an employer who is offering the option of working with applicants around their schedule to operate a plastic injecting molding machine. The Operator will run the mold machine under supervision of the floor supervisor. This position will require standing, reaching, and bending. No previous experience is required. Trainees are accepted

Pay: not specified Job Order # NY1286763

Wednesday January 2, 2019

Job Title: Ready Mix Plant Operator City: Oriskany, NY

Summary: responsible for successfully batching various mixes, as well as the upkeep and maintenance of the plant. Operates plant in safe and professional manner able to multi task & trouble shoot. Able to navigate Command Alkon automation. Basic understanding of the mix components and quality control aggregate, sand, cement, fly ash,mixture. Must have a valid drivers license and dependable transportation.

Pay: not specified Job Order # DE5731588

Wednesday January 2, 2019

Job Title: Recruitment City: Utica, NY

Representatives from a local Psychiatric facility will be recruiting onsite at the Utica Career Center, 207 Genesee St. Utica, 2nd floor on Thursday, January 3rd from 10am-12pm. They will be hiring for RN’s, LPN’s, and Secure Treatment Aides. Generous health and leave benefits. Defined benefit retirement plan. RNs receive a $12,000 Geographic Pay Differential, $5,000 Evening/$7,000 Night Shift Differential.

Pay: varies Job Order # NY1285496

Thursday January 3, 2019

Job Title: Secretary to the Commissioner City: Utica, NY

Summary: Candidates must meet these qualifications at time of application. Either: (A) Associate’s degree in Secretarial Science, Office Management or Business Administration and one (1) year of secretarial or clerical experience or (B) Graduation from high school or the possession of a high school equivalency diploma and three (3) years of experience.

Pay: $30,599/year Job Order # NY1286532

Thursday January 3, 2019

Job Title: Director of Adult Mental Health Services City: Utica, NY

Summary: general management responsibilities, administratively and clinically, for the social work programs providing services in Oneida County. The incumbent is responsible for the administrative oversight for Oneida County mental health needs and service delivery system. Requirements: New York State Licensed Social Worker (LMSW or LCSW); and 2 years of social work clinical experience in a clinical setting.

Pay: $63,533/year Job Order # NY1286529

Friday January 4, 2019

Job Title: Home Health Aides City: Herkimer, NY

Summary: Provide simple health care, personal hygiene, housekeeping and related supportive services designed to allow patients the opportunity of remaining at home. Duties: Reporting any health issues to the supervising nurse. Maintain confidentiality of all patient and agency data. Requirements: Valid New York State HHA Certification. Reliable vehicle with valid driver’s license, registration, and required.

Pay: not specified Job Order # DE5719345

Friday January 4, 2019

Job Title: Chief Maintenance Engineer City: Utica, NY

Summary: Maintains buildings, grounds and equipment by conducting inspections on a regular basis to determine need and extent of service, equipment required, and maintenance personnel needed.

Inspect property to identify potential and current needs. Review maintenance problems, complaints, inquiries and work orders to prioritize and schedule work Perform preventive maintenance on a scheduled basis (daily, weekly, monthly, yearly).

Pay: $14-$16/hr Job Order # NY1287015


Community Solar Information Session

There will be a Community Solar Information Session being held at Herkimer College on January 24th at 6pm. The presenters are representatives from a company called Nexamp. They plan to build a number of solar farms in Herkimer County. Opportunities exist for a variety of contractors as well as information for the public.