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.

2022 Municipal Police Officer, MBTA Transit Police Officer  Examination

Please find the key dates and other information for the entry-level examination.

Application Period Begins: November 23, 2021

Application Deadline: January 18, 2022*

Notices to Appear for Written Exam: March 2, 2022

Written Examination Beginning Date: March 16, 2022

Score Release Date: TBD

Employment/Experience (E/E) Last Day to Appeal: March 23, 2022

Eligible List Established Date: TBD

Examination Processing Fee for  Municipal Police and MBTA Transit Police: $100

*There is an additional $50 late fee for applications received after this date. Applications will not be accepted after February 1, 2022.

 Written Examination Location: Various sites across the Commonwealth
Eligibility: Entry-level, open to public

For additional information, please visit the Civil Service 2022 Municipal Police Officer Exam website. 

Find the Registration for the 2022 Municipal Police Officer Exam

Civil Service Exam Schedule 

Additional information on the 2022 Municipal Police Officer Exam can be found on the Civil Service website.