Civil Service

Civil Service Opportunities


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.

For additional information, please visit the Commonwealth's Civil Service page.

2020 Promotional Exam  (Police Sergeant)

Key Dates for the Promotional Exams

Application Opening: July 1, 2020
Application Deadline: July 22, 2020
Notice to Appear for Exam: September 4, 2020
Examination Date: September 19, 2020 (Saturday)
Education & Experience (E&E) Application Deadline: September 26, 2020
Score Release Date: TBD
Education & Experience (E&E) Last Day to Appeal: TBD
Eligible List Establishment Date: TBD

Written Examination Fee: $250
Location: Various sites across the state
Eligibility: This is a departmental promotional exam. Please refer to the exam poster/application for specific information.

For additional information, please visit the Civil Service 2020 Promotional Exam website. 

Civil Service Exam Schedule

2020 Municipal Firefighter Exam will be March 21, 2020- POSTPONED due to COVID-19. TBD

Additional information on the 2020 Fire Fighters Exam can be found on the Civil Service website.