Civil Service is a merit system under which State and municipal employees may be hired and promoted. The Civil Service Unit within the Human Resources Division is responsible for overseeing the administration of this system for the Commonwealth.
This site provides information such as links to applicable laws, an overview of the system, examination information, guides and publications.
- Access schedule of currently offered examinations and their applications
Regarding Civil Service Exam Applications:
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Find your name and where you rank on a current eligible list
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Frequently Asked Questions regarding Civil Service
Have a Civil Service Question?
Contact us at:
Main Number: (617) 727-3777
Exam Hotline: (617) 878-9895
Fax: (617) 727-0399