APPLYING FOR NURSING JOBS
the test announcements for jobs in which you are interested.
Licensed Practical Nurse
Aide positions are non-civil service, and require Nurse Aide certification.
No written test is required. Applications or further information on
Nurse Aide positions and opportunities may be obtained from the Bureau of
Note: No written test is
required for Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Community Health
Nurse, Health Facility Quality Examiner, and Medical Assistance Facility and Records Examiner positions.
Your score will be based on what you report on your civil service
application and application supplement.
If you are not sure you
qualify, contact one of the Civil
you do not meet all minimum requirements, your test results will not be
additional documents required such as Application Supplements or Employment
Questionnaires. If requesting Veterans' Preference, submit a copy of Form DD 214
Proof of Honorable Discharge with your application.
Submit the application according to the instructions provided in the
application and test announcement. It is no longer necessary to have
the application notarized.
happens after I submit my application?
Commission will send you the results of your rating.
you meet the minimum requirements, your name is placed on the list of
eligible candidates (eligible list) for that job title according to your
score. Positions in the merit system are filled from this pool of eligible
a job vacancy occurs, the hiring agency requests an eligible list from which
to interview for that job title. Hiring is normally done from the highest
ranking candidates on an eligible list. If you are ranked high enough on the
eligible list, you will be contacted to report for a job interview.
you are interviewed and not selected for the position, your name remains on
the eligible list to be considered for future vacancies for a specified
period of time. Your standing on the eligible list may change as more
persons are tested and added, and as appointments are made. If you are
selected for the position, the agency will notify you and establish a start