Start Your Civil Service Application
TWO WAYS TO APPLY:
BEFORE APPLYING, PLEASE READ THE TEST ANNOUNCEMENT BY CLICKING ON JOB SEEKERS, THEN SELECTING "OPEN CAREER OPPORTUNITIES" FROM THE DROP-DOWN MENU. THE TEST ANNOUNCEMENT PROVIDES SPECIFIC INFORMATION ON MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS, HOW TO APPLY, AND TESTING.
1. Online Application
For examinations consisting of multiple-choice questions that are administered on a computer, you can use the Online Application. After completing the Online Application, you will be able to schedule your examination at one of our test centers located in Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie, Johnstown, Lock Haven, or Scranton.
Some examinations consist of a rating of experience and training which require you to complete a supplement* along with the employment application. The test announcement will state if a supplement is required. Currently, not all jobs requiring supplements can be completed using the Online Application. If the test announcement does not appear in the “Online Application: Examination List,” you must complete a paper application by following the instructions in Option 2 below.
2. Paper Application Adobe Reader must be installed. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader you can download it free by clicking here. IMPORTANT: Go to the Summary of Open Civil Service Examinations for a complete listing of all open job titles for which applications are being accepted.
* Supplements will appear in the upper left corner of the announcement. If this area is blank then a supplement is not required.