Useful Link: Employment & Careers: Civil Service & Government Information

  • Career One Stop - Student and Career Advisors
    Geared toward students, parents, and career advisors, this site includes information regarding career exploration, education and training, job searching, and resume and interview techniques. Information and links provided will also help you find an educational program based on your career choice.
  • Employment Opportunities with New York State Government
    Employment opportunities, exam announcements, eligible lists and featured programs are listed here.
  • mySkills myFuture
    Created by the US Department of Labor CareerOneStop, you can search for positions and job listings based on the skills you've acquired from past jobs. For positions listed, you will also find salary information and links for specific training (when applicable).
  • New York City Employment
    A question-and-answer format on how to find a job within New York City government.
  • New York State Department of Civil Service
    Offers state civil service job information for job seekers, current employees, retirees, and HR professionals, as well as keeps you up to date with news and notifications, public information, and benefit programs. Search through employment and promotional opportunities within New York State government. State examination dates are also listed.
  • New York State Department of Civil Service -- How to Take a Written Test
    A general PDF booklet provided by the New York State Department of Civil Service on how to take a civil service test. Tells you why tests are given, the minimum qualifications needed, how to apply for the test, how to prepare, and what to expect of the test. This is a general guide. Specific test subjects will vary depending on the position you are looking to fill.
  • New York State Department of Labor
    Lists information regarding unemployment assistance, job searches, workforce services, wages and hours, workplace safety, and forms and publications. Also provides labor statistics, news, and additional links.
  • New York State Job Exchange (NYSJE)
    Job listings and labor information affiliated with America's Job Exchange under an agreement with New York State Department of Labor. Create a resume, apply for jobs, and receive emails regarding job listings that may interest you.
  • New York State Library Job and Career Information
    Here, the New York State Library provides statewide job and career information and resources. Public libraries that offer Career Resource Centers are listed by county. In addition, regional pubic library systems that offer career resources are listed, as well as links to various state civil service information.
  • Suffolk County Department of Civil Service
    Get information regarding Suffolk County's Civil Service jobs. View a list of upcoming exams, get specifics on individual job titles and requirements, find positions within certain departments in Suffolk County, download career guides, booklets, and forms.
  • Suffolk County Department of Labor
    Get information on county-wide employment and training programs, business services, employment trends, job fairs, publications, and workforce organizations. A list of local offices is also available.
  • Suffolk County NY Forward
    Suffolk County is your one-stop online resource for job listings, education and training opportunities, career building assistance and much more.
  • Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center
    "Bringing together both employer and job seekers, providing a comprehensive, one-stop approach to job search." The One-Stop offers computers, fax machines, phones, and copiers, as well as job banks, job fairs, computer classes, and focus groups. With several locations throughout the county, this is a free one-stop-shop for all of your employment needs.
  • U.S. Census Bureau - New York Region - Jobs
    Job openings for the New York Region are listed here. Some exams are required to be eligible. Find all the answers to your questions here.
  • United States Department of Labor
    Find job opportunities, information about government assistance, forms, statistics, and other resources.
  • USAJOBS -- United States Federal Government Job Site
    "Your one-stop source for federal jobs and employment information." Search jobs by keyword and location. Veteran information, forms, and employer services are also provided.