Civil service with the City of New York is all about serving your community and your city in your chosen profession. We provide a wealth of career opportunities, a clear path for growth, and great benefits. Over 80% of civil service positions with the City are called competitive class. These jobs require you take an exam to qualify. However, if you have a disability and are a possible candidate for a competitive class job, you may not be required to take an exam. You can find out more about exceptions for people with disabilities on our 55-a Program page.
As one of the largest local government employers anywhere, we have a wide range of positions available. You may be a good candidate for us if you work in the areas below, which typically require an exam.