Exam Announcements

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Exam announcements are posted on our Job Opportunities page when available. They are also posted on our job board outside the Personnel Department in Troy City Hall.

The Personnel Department posts exam announcements for the: 

  • City of Troy 
  • Troy Housing Authority 
  • Troy School District
  • Troy Public Library


Open Competitive Exams

  • Positions that anyone who meets the minimum qualifications may apply for. 
  • Provisional appointments may be made to competitive class positions. 
  • A Civil Service Exam will be held at a later date, and a permanent appointment made from the resulting list.

Promotional Exams

  • Candidates must be permanently employed by either the City of Troy, Troy School District, Troy Housing Authority or Troy Public Library, depending on the appointing authority seeking to establish an eligible list.

Exam Help Resources

Test Guides and Resource Booklets for Local Examinations are also available and published by the New York State Department of Civil Service.


The Employment Application (PDF) Form is used for both employment and exams. Please feel free to print the form and drop it off to City of Troy's Personnel Department at 433 River Street, Troy NY 12180. (original signatures only - no copies). You may also mail a signed copy to:

City of Troy
C/0 Personnel Department
433 River Street
Troy, NY 12180