Civil Service

Exam Announcements Related to Upstate

Please read each announcement for specific exam date and application deadline information. *Please contact Heather Baldwin-Stewart @ 464-4940 or Lindsay Root @ 464-4931 for more information regarding any Civil Service exams.

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Civil Service Exams

Most State classified positions within SUNY Upstate Medical University require candidates to take an exam for that specific job title.

Some of the competitive class positions that require an exam at SUNY Upstate Medical University include the titles of:

  • Keyboard Specialist 1
  • Secretary 1
  • Nursing Station Clerk 1
  • Pharmacy Aide
  • Mail and Supply Clerk
  • Medical Laboratory Technician 1
  • Hospital Patient Services Clerk 1

Why an Exam?

  • Per NYS Constitution, tests measure merit and fitness of candidates for positions
  • Examinations give qualified candidates an equal opportunity to compete for the position
  • Examinations allow an employee to advance or change careers
  • Examinations are based on the job title of the position
  • Candidates must meet minimum qualifications for examination
  • Test results are usually available in 90-120 days
  • Minimum passing score: 70
  • Candidates are then placed on an Eligible List for their selected geographic area
Please note: A small percentage of State jobs do not require a competitive Civil Service exam. Positions that do not require an exam include those such as Hospital Attendant 1, Nursing Assistant 2 & Laborer.
Contact: Heather Baldwin-Stewart, Recruitment and Appointment Associate
Office: Jacobsen Hall, Room 216
Phone:315 464-4940
Email: baldwinh@upstate.edu

Contact: Lindsay Root, Recruitment and Appointment Associate
Office: Jacobsen Hall, Room 216
Phone: 315 464-4931
Email: rootl@upstate.edu