About the City of Buffalo Civil Service Exams

Interested in becoming a Buffalo civil service employee? Then chances are you will have to take a Buffalo NY civil service exam in order to apply for a government position.  These exams can be either computer-administered or pen and paper, and are generally in a multiple-choice format.

The subjects and content covered by each Buffalo exam depends on the vacant position requiring the examination - learn more about Civil Service Exams by Profession. As a result of the exams being prepared by the NYS Department of Civil Service, a Buffalo Civil Service Exam for a job title also offered by the state will be the same or very similar to the NYS Civil Service Exam for that same title.


Buffalo Exam Schedule

Exam Title Examination Dates
Seinor Personnel Clerk January 20th, 2018
Personnel Assistant January 20th, 2018
Disptacher January 6th, 2018

Applying for Buffalo Civil Service

Applications for employment or examination must be obtained in person at the Buffalo’s Civil Service office or requested through mail. Generally, there is a $15 fee per every application submitted. However, fees for the Buffalo Firefighter Exam or Police Officer Test cost $25 per application. Certain jobs and exams are under application deadlines so be sure to apply on time.


Civil Service Jobs in Buffalo, NY

There are hundreds of job opportunities for Buffalo Civil Service employment for candidates to choose from, depending on their preference, knowledge, skills, and previous experience. Some of these Buffalo government jobs include:


Practice Online for the Exam

JobTestPrep offers you Civil Service practice-pack for Buffalo City exams. It includes a variety of practice tests, score reports, and detailed explanations to help you achieving the test score you want. First, try our Free Civil Service sample questions!

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