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2020 Correction Officer I Exam

Please read the detailed information below.

Key Dates for the Correction Officer I Exam

Application Opening Date: January 8, 2020
Application Deadline: March 10, 2020*
Notices to Appear for Exam Emailed: April 10, 2020
Written Examination Date: April 18, 2020
Score Release Date: TBD
Employment/Experience (E/E) Last Day to Appeal: TBD
Eligible List Establishment Date: TBD

Written Examination Fee: $100
Eligibility: Entry-level, open to public
Location: Various Sites across the state

*There is an additional $50 fee for applications received after March 10, 2020. Applications will NOT be accepted after March 17, 2020.

Next steps

  1. Create your Civil Service online account.
  2. Read texts on the preparation guide.
  3. Apply for 2020 Correction Officer I exam when the application period is open between January 8 and March 10.
  4. Notice to Appear for Examination will be emailed on April 10, 2020.
    Two weeks before the examination date you will receive a notice to appear by e-mail. The notice will tell you the location and the time to appear for your examination.  Please check your junk or spam mail folder for the e-mail before contacting this office.
  5. Score Release Date: TBD
    Your examination results has been emailed.
  6. Eligible List: TBD
    When the eligible list is established you will be able to view your rank on the online list.


If you previously took the Correction Officer I exam and your name was placed on the list 7/1/18, your period of eligibility is expected to end on 7/1/20 and would need to apply for and take the April exam to remain eligible for another two years.

Please ensure that your email address is up to date on your account. If you need to change anything on your account, please see here for instructions: Update Your Account Contact Information. All notices are sent by email. Please check your junk or spam mail folder for the email before contacting this office. You are also able to view all email notices sent to you from our office by logging into your Civil Service account and viewing your inbox.