DMV is a Great Place to Work!

How to Enter the New York State Civil Service Workforce


Benefits of State Government Service

As a state government employee, you would enjoy many great benefits, such as a generous retirement planpaid time off (including 13 paid holidays), employer-provided health insurance, and so much more! Learn more about the benefits available to New York State employees.


DMV Is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The DMV is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other protected category under state and federal law. In addition to federal law requirements, DMV complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


Governor’s Program to Hire Individuals and Veterans with Disabilities

The Governor's Programs to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities consist of two specialized programs. These programs are coordinated efforts to place individuals with disabilities in entry-level State jobs. No initial written or oral examinations are required for appointment. You must however, submit a formal application and a medical evaluation may be necessary for program certification.

New York State Civil Service Law, Section 55-b authorizes the New York State Civil Service Commission to designate up to 1,700 positions in the non-competitive class to be filled by qualified people with disabilities. Additionally, Section 55-c of the law authorizes the designation of up to 500 positions in the non-competitive class to be filled by qualified wartime veterans with disabilities.

Read the Department of Civil Service's information about Governor's Program to Hire an Individual or a Veteran With a Disability Looking for Employment with New York State Government.

You may also read about Workers With Disabilities Looking for Employment with Local Government on the Civil Service website.


Additional information for Wartime Veterans or Members of the Armed Forces

New York State is proud to offer benefits to qualified Wartime Veterans and Disabled Veterans who would like to build or further a public service career with New York State or a local government in New York State.