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FILING NOW OPEN: 10 A.M. MAY 7, 2024 TO JUNE 13, 2024:
CLERICAL ASSISTANT 45-837 (Open-Competitive) & CLERICAL ASSISTANT 55-837 (Promotional)
Clerical Assistant 45-837 and Clerical Assistant 55-837 will be administered statewide from Wednesday, September 4, 2024 to Tuesday, October 1, 2024.
EXAM INFORMATION

FILING OPEN: 10 A.M. JUNE 25, 2024 TO JULY 24, 2024:
NYS COURT OFFICER-LIEUTENANT 55-838 (Promotional) 
NYS Court Officer-Lieutenant 55-838 will be administered statewide on Saturday, October 19, 2024.
EXAM INFORMATION

FILING OPEN: 10 A.M. JULY 31, 2024 TO AUGUST 29, 2024:
COURT CLERK 55-839 (Promotional) & SENIOR COURT CLERK 55-840 (Promotional) 
Court Clerk 55-839 and Senior Court Clerk 55-840 will be administered statewide on Saturday, November 16, 2024.
EXAM INFORMATION

FILING CLOSED: 10 A.M. JANUARY 3, 2024 TO FEBRUARY 28, 2024:
NEW YORK STATE COURT OFFICER-TRAINEE (OPEN-COMPETITIVE, UPSTATE NEW YORK ONLY) 45-834 EXAM INFORMATION PAGE: 
NYS COT (UPSTATE NY ONLY) 2024 

FILING CLOSED: 10 A.M. MARCH 6, 2024 TO APRIL 3, 2024:
LAW LIBRARIAN 45-835 (Open-Competitive) & SENIOR LAW LIBRARIAN 45-836 (Open-Competitive) & SENIOR LAW LIBRARIAN 55-836 (Promotional) 
Law Librarian 45-835, Senior Law Librarian 45-836, and Senior Law Librarian 55-836 will be administered statewide on Saturday, June 1, 2024.
EXAM INFORMATION

Per Diem Court Interpreter Written Exams:
Per Diem Court Interpreter Written Exams will be administered statewide in June 2024. All test-related inquiries should be e-mailed to [email protected]. For additional information and the online exam application, please visit Per Diem Court Interpreter - Exam Information.

Per Diem Court Interpreter Oral Exams:
To be determined. All test-related inquiries should be e-mailed to [email protected]. For additional information, please visit Per Diem Court Interpreter - Exam Information.

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Exams Open for Filing or Currently in Progress

 

Clerical Assistant 45-837 (Open-Competitive)

&

Clerical Assistant 55-837 (Promotional)

GENERAL INFORMATION

Exam Date(s)

Clerical Assistant 45-837 (open-competitive) and Clerical Assistant 55-837 (promotional) exams will be administered statewide from Wednesday, September 4, 2024 to Tuesday, October 1, 2024.

Filing Period

The filing period will begin 10 A.M. Tuesday, May 7, 2024 and will end Thursday, June 13, 2024.

NOTE: It is your responsibility to check your e-mail for filing confirmation(s), scheduling information, related correspondence, and to provide timely notice of any change to your e-mail information.

2024 Starting Salary

Clerical Assistant (45-837) - JG-12: $44,926*

Clerical Assistant (55-837) - JG-12: $44,926*

* Location Pay: Additional $4,775 location pay in NYC, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester & Rockland; Additional $2,388 location pay in Orange, Dutchess & Putnam.

Minimum Qualifications

Clerical Assistant 45-837 (Open-Competitive)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Applications are accepted from the public who meet the minimum qualifications to compete. Applicants should read the examination announcement carefully, including the minimum qualifications to compete, before applying. Be sure to accurately complete the education and work experience fields of the application for Clerical Assistant 45-837; determination if you meet the minimum qualifications to compete in the examination is based solely on the information included in the application.

 

Clerical Assistant 55-837 (Promotional)

CURRENT NYS UNIFIED COURT SYSTEM EMPLOYEES ONLY

To be eligible to compete in this examination, applicants must, by the date of the examination, September 7, 2024, have current permanent** competitive class status in any of the titles: Court Office Assistant*, Court Office Assistant (Keyboarding)*, Data Recording Assistant*, Office Clerical Assistant*.  

Provisional NYS UCS employees do not qualify to compete in a promotional examination. Employees should read the examination announcement carefully, including the minimum qualifications to compete, before applying.

**Pursuant to Section 25.15(h) of the Rules of the Chief Judge, includes:  (1) employees of the Unified Court System who are holding or who have held positions in the non-competitive, exempt or labor class if said employees in the past have held qualifying competitive class positions on a permanent basis and (2) employees with non-competitive status in qualifying titles by virtue of the Handicapped Set Aside Program (HSAP).

Exam 
Announcement(s)

Clerical Assistant 45-837 (Open-Competitive)

Clerical Assistant 45-837 Examination Announcement

(Open-Competitive, open to the public. Applicants should read the examination announcement carefully, including the minimum qualifications to compete, before applying.)

 

Clerical Assistant 55-837 (Promotional)

Clerical Assistant 55-837 Examination Announcement

(Promotional, for current NYS Unified Court System employees with competitive or contingent competitive status only. Provisional NYS Unified Court System employees do not qualify to compete in a promotional examination.) 

Exam
Application(s)

Clerical Assistant 45-837 (Open-Competitive)

Clerical Assistant 45-837 Examination Application


Clerical Assistant 55-837 (Promotional)

Clerical Assistant 55-837 Examination Application  

Application Fee

Clerical Assistant 45-837 (Open-Competitive)

$30.00 application processing fee and 2.99% credit/debit card service fee

Note: Application processing fee and credit/debit card service fee are non-refundable and non-transferable. Please read the examination announcement carefully, including the minimum qualifications to compete, before submitting an application as you will be disqualified from competing in the examination if you do not meet the minimum qualifications to compete in the examination. If disqualified, you will not be refunded the application processing fee and credit/debit card fees.


Clerical Assistant 55-837 (Promotional)

No application fee for eligible current NYS Unified Court System employees.

Examination Subject Matter, Study Resources, & Sample Questions

Subject Matter, Study Resources, & Sample Questions

Veteran Credits

Open-Competitive Veteran Credits Form for Clerical Assistant 45-837

Promotional Veteran Credits Form for Clerical Assistant 55-837

Veteran Credits Eligibility Summary

 

 

New York State Court Officer - Lieutenant 55-838 (Promotional)

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Exam Date(s)

NYS Court Officer - Lieutenant 55-838 (promotional) exam will be administered statewide on Saturday, October 19, 2024.

Filing Period

The filing period will begin 10 A.M. Tuesday, June 25, 2024 and will end Wednesday, July 24, 2024.

NOTE: It is your responsibility to check your e-mail for filing confirmation(s), scheduling information, related correspondence, and to provide timely notice of any change to your e-mail information.

2024 Starting Salary

NYS Court Officer - Lieutenant (55-838) - JG-22: $77,911*

* Location Pay: Additional $4,775 location pay in NYC, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester & Rockland; Additional $2,388 location pay in Orange, Dutchess & Putnam.

Minimum Qualifications

CURRENT NYS UNIFIED COURT SYSTEM EMPLOYEES ONLY

To be eligible to compete in the NYS Court Officer - Lieutenant 55-838 (promotional) examination, applicants must, by the date of the examination, October 19, 2024, be an active employee and hold current permanent** competitive class status in the NYS Court Officer-Sergeant (JG-20) title or hold a permanent appointment in one of the following titles: NYS Court Security Training Officer (JG-20), NYS Senior Court Security Training Officer (JG-22), Senior Court Security Officer (JG-20), Associate Court Security Officer (JG-22), Security Application Verification and Compliance Officer (JG-20), or Senior Security Application Verification and Compliance Officer (JG-22). 

Provisional NYS UCS employees do not qualify to compete in a promotional examination. Employees should read the examination announcement carefully, including the minimum qualifications to compete, before applying.

**Pursuant to Section 25.15(h) of the Rules of the Chief Judge, includes:  (1) employees of the Unified Court System who are holding or who have held positions in the non-competitive, exempt or labor class if said employees in the past have held qualifying competitive class positions on a permanent basis and (2) employees with non-competitive status in qualifying titles by virtue of the Handicapped Set Aside Program (HSAP).

Exam 
Announcement

NYS Court Officer - Lieutenant 55-838 Examination Announcement

This examination is promotional. It is only open for current NYS Unified Court System employees with competitive or contingent competitive status. Provisional NYS Unified Court System employees do not qualify to compete in promotional examinations.

NYS Unified Court System employees should read the examination announcement carefully, including the minimum qualifications to compete, before applying.

Application Fee

No application fee for eligible current NYS Unified Court System employees.

Examination Subject Matter, Study Resources & Sample Questions

Subject Matter, Study Resources, & Sample Questions

Veteran Credits

Promotional Veteran Credits Form for NYS Court Officer - Lieutenant 55-838

Veteran Credits Eligibility Summary

 

Court Clerk 55-839 (Promotional)

&

Senior Court Clerk 55-840 (Promotional)

GENERAL INFORMATION

Exam Date(s)

Court Clerk 55-839 (promotional) and Senior Court Clerk 55-840 (promotional) exams will be administered statewide on Saturday, November 16, 2024.

Filing Period

The filing period will begin 10 A.M. Wednesday, July 31, 2024 and will end Thursday, August 29, 2024.

Applicants must submit a separate examination application for each examination in which they wish to compete; however, applicants competing in more than one examination will attend a single test session.

NOTE: It is your responsibility to check your e-mail for filing confirmation(s), scheduling information, related correspondence, and to provide timely notice of any change to your e-mail information.

2024 Starting Salary

Court Clerk (55-839) - JG-20: $70,094*

Senior Court Clerk (55-840) - JG-22: $77,911*

* Location Pay: Additional $4,775 location pay in NYC, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester & Rockland; Additional $2,388 location pay in Orange, Dutchess & Putnam.

Minimum Qualifications

CURRENT NYS UNIFIED COURT SYSTEM EMPLOYEES ONLY

Court Clerk 55-839 (Promotional)

To be eligible to compete in this examination, applicants must, by the date of the examination, November 16, 2024, have current permanent** competitive class status in any competitive title in the Unified Court System.

Senior Court Clerk 55-840 (Promotional)

To be eligible to compete in this examination, applicants must, by the date of the examination, November 16, 2024, have current permanent** competitive class status in any competitive title in the Unified Court System.

 

Provisional NYS UCS employees do not qualify to compete in promotional examinations. Employees should read the examination announcement(s) carefully, including the minimum qualifications to compete, before applying. 

**Pursuant to Section 25.15(h) of the Rules of the Chief Judge, includes:  (1) employees of the Unified Court System who are holding or who have held positions in the non-competitive, exempt or labor class if said employees in the past have held qualifying competitive class positions on a permanent basis and (2) employees with non-competitive status in qualifying titles by virtue of the Handicapped Set Aside Program (HSAP).

Exam 
Announcement(s)

Court Clerk 55-839 (Promotional)

Court Clerk 55-839 Examination Announcement

(Promotional, for current NYS Unified Court System employees with competitive or contingent competitive status only. Provisional NYS Unified Court System employees do not qualify to compete in a promotional examination.) 

 

Senior Court Clerk 55-840 (Promotional)

Senior Court Clerk 55-840 Examination Announcement

(Promotional, for current NYS Unified Court System employees with competitive or contingent competitive status only. Provisional NYS Unified Court System employees do not qualify to compete in a promotional examination.) 

Examination Subject Matter, Study Resources, & Sample Questions

Subject Matter, Study Resources, & Sample Questions

Veteran Credits

Promotional Veteran Credits Form for Court Clerk 55-839 & Senior Court Clerk 55-840

Veteran Credits Eligibility Summary

 

*** FILING CLOSED ***

New York State Court Officer-Trainee 45-834

(Open-Competitive, Upstate New York Only)

Exam Information Page

NYS COT (UPSTATE NY ONLY) 2024 

 

*** FILING CLOSED ***

Law Librarian 45-835 (Open-Competitive)

&

Senior Law Librarian 45-836 (Open-Competitive)

&

Senior Law Librarian 55-836 (Promotional)

GENERAL INFORMATION

Exam Date(s)

Law Librarian 45-835 (open-competitive), Senior Law Librarian 45-836 (open-competitive), and Senior Law Librarian 55-836 (promotional) exams will be administered statewide on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

Filing Period

FILING CLOSED

The filing period began 10 A.M. March 6, 2024 and ended April 3, 2024.

Applicants must submit a separate examination application for each examination in which they wish to compete; however, applicants competing in more than one examination will attend a single test session.

NOTE: It is your responsibility to check your e-mail for filing confirmation(s), scheduling information, related correspondence, and to provide timely notice of any change to your e-mail information.

2024 Starting Salary

Law Librarian (45-835) - JG-20: $70,094*

Senior Law Librarian (45-836 & 55-836) - JG-24: $86,737*

*Location Pay: Additional $4,775 location pay in NYC, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester & Rockland; Additional $2,388 location pay in Orange, Dutchess & Putnam.

Law Librarian 45-835 (Open-Competitive)

Exam Information

Law Librarian 45-835 (open-competitive) exam will be administered statewide on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

Minimum Qualifications

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Applications are accepted from the public who meet the minimum qualifications to compete. Applicants should read the examination announcement carefully, including the minimum qualifications to compete, before applying. Be sure to accurately complete the education and work experience fields of the application for Law Librarian 45-835; determination if you meet the minimum qualifications to compete in the examination is based solely on the information included in the application.

Exam Announcement

Law Librarian 45-835 Examination Announcement

Filing Period

FILING CLOSED

The filing period began 10 A.M. March 6, 2024 and ended April 3, 2024.

NOTE: It is your responsibility to check your e-mail for filing confirmation(s), scheduling information, related correspondence, and to provide timely notice of any change to your e-mail information.

Examination Subject Matter, Study Resources, & Sample Questions

Subject Matter, Study Resources, & Sample Questions

Veteran Credits

Open-Competitive Veterans Credits Form for Law Librarian 45-835

Veteran Credits Eligibility Summary

Senior Law Librarian 45-836 (Open-Competitive)

&

Senior Law Librarian 55-836 (Promotional)

Exam Information

Senior Law Librarian 45-836 (open-competitive) and Senior Law Librarian 55-836 (promotional) exams will be administered statewide on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

Minimum Qualifications

Senior Law Librarian 45-836 (Open-Competitive)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Applications are accepted from the public who meet the minimum qualifications to compete. Applicants should read the examination announcement carefully, including the minimum qualifications to compete, before applying. Be sure to accurately complete the education and work experience fields of the application for Senior Law Librarian 45-836; determination if you meet the minimum qualifications to compete in the examination is based solely on the information included in the application.

Senior Law Librarian 55-836 (Promotional)

CURRENT NYS UNIFIED COURT SYSTEM EMPLOYEES ONLY

To be eligible to compete in the Senior Law Librarian 55-836 (promotional) examination, candidates must, by the date of the examination, June 1, 2024, have current permanent competitive class status* in the Law Librarian title.

Provisional NYS UCS employees do not qualify to compete in a promotional examination. Employees should read the examination announcement carefully, including the minimum qualifications to compete, before applying. 

*Pursuant to Section 25.15(h) of the Rules of the Chief Judge, includes:  (1) employees of the Unified Court System who are holding or who have held positions in the non-competitive, exempt or labor class if said employees in the past have held qualifying competitive class positions on a permanent basis and (2) employees with non-competitive status in qualifying titles by virtue of the Handicapped Set Aside Program (HSAP). 

Exam Announcement

Senior Law Librarian 45-836 Examination Announcement

(Open-Competitive)

 

Senior Law Librarian 55-836 Examination Announcement

(Promotional, for current NYS Unified Court System employees with competitive or contingent competitive status only. Provisional NYS Unified Court System employees do not qualify to compete in a promotional examination.)

Filing Period

FILING CLOSED

The filing period began 10 A.M. March 6, 2024 and ended April 3, 2024.

NOTE: It is your responsibility to check your e-mail for filing confirmation(s), scheduling information, related correspondence, and to provide timely notice of any change to your e-mail information.

Examination Subject Matter, Study Resources, & Sample Questions

Subject Matter, Study Resources, & Sample Questions

Veteran Credits

Open-Competitive Veterans Credits Form for Senior Law Librarian 45-836

Promotional Veterans Credits Form for Senior Law Librarian 55-836

Veteran Credits Eligibility Summary

 

Upcoming Exam Schedule

2024 Exam Schedule

Exam Dates

Title & Salary Grade

Type of Exam

Filing Period

June 1, 2024

Law Librarian (JG-20)

Senior Law Librarian (JG-24)

Open to Public

 

Open to Public & Promotional

10 A.M. March 6, 2024

to

April 3, 2024

September 4, 2024

to 

October 1, 2024

Clerical Assistant (JG-12)

Open to Public & Promotional

10 A.M. May 7, 2024

to

June 13, 2024

October 19, 2024

 

NYS Court Officer-Lieutenant
(JG-22)

Promotional

10 A.M. June 25, 2024 

to 

July 24, 2024

November 16, 2024

Court Clerk (JG-20) 

&

Senior Court Clerk (JG-22)

Promotional

 

Promotional

10 A.M. July 31, 2024 

to 

August 29, 2024

June 2024

Per Diem Court Interpreter Written Exam

2024 Per Diem Court Interpreter daily rates: 
$220 half day (up to 4 hours) $385 full day

Per Diem Court Interpreter - Exam Information

Open to Public

 

March 14, 2024 to March 24, 2024

 

  • Disqualifications and Restrictions: New York State Unified Court System employees may be disqualified to take examinations or restricted or removed from eligible lists for reasons outlined under Section 25.13(d) of the Rules of the Chief Judge. Reasons include, but are not limited to, criminal charges or convictions, pending disciplinary charges or actions, stipulations, and internal investigations.

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FAQs & General Exam Information

FAQs & General Exam Information Guide

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Exam Study Guides & Sample Exams

Exam Study Guides & Sample Exams

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Results Notices

Applicants are emailed Results Notices generally seven to nine months after the exam date.

Please add [email protected] to your address book to ensure receipt of all email correspondence regarding exams and results.

Once the list is established and initial results are emailed, Appointments and Systems Management is responsible for the list. Candidates may direct inquiries regarding rank number, score, or add or change their location preferences or provide an updated email address, phone number or other contact information to [email protected]

NYS COURT OFFICER TRAINEE EXAM # 45-815 ONLY

Results: NYS Court Officer-Trainee 45-815 Exam - Passers

To update your contact information or location preference, email: [email protected]Only for passing candidates on eligible list NYS Court Officer - Trainee Exam #45-815.

Visit FAQs & Post-Exam Info for more information. 

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