New York State Agencies are hiring through the HELP Program

The HELP (Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement) program temporarily removes the civil service exam requirements for more than 100 direct care, health, and safety titles for thousands of positions across State agencies.

Jobseekers who meet the qualifications for any job title within the New York State HELP program are highly encouraged to apply.

Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
Department of Health Batavia Veterans Home
Department of Health Helen Hayes Hospital
Department of Health Main Office
Department of Health Montrose Veterans Home
Department of Health Oxford Veterans Home
Department of Health St.Albans Veterans Home
Justice Center for the Protection of People with Disabilities
Office for People with Developmental Disabilities
NYS Office of Addiction Service sand Supports
Office of Children and Family Services
Office of Mental Health
Office of the Medicaid Inspector General
NYS Insurance Fund
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Long Island State Veterans Home
SUNY Oneonta
SUNY StonyBrook Hospital
SUNY University at Buffalo
SUNY Upstate Medical Center

For the job titles list and information on how to apply please visit:

All Exam Fees Waived! Please note that civil service exam application fees are now waived for all New York State civil service exams through December 2025.


By Sue Atkins
Sue Atkins Associate Director, Employer Relations