Professional Career Opportunities
The Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) examination is one test that state agencies can use to fill more than 150 different entry-level professional job types across a wide range of disciplines such as Human Resources and Training; Service Regulation and Compliance; Corrections and Criminal Justice; Environment; Natural and Physical Sciences; Accounting, Auditing and Finance; Health and Human Services; Communications, Marketing and Public Relations; Transportation, Administrative Operations; Economics, Research and Statistics.
Job seekers with a bachelor's degree from a qualifying institution can take the PCO examination for consideration of employment with New York State government.
Job seekers that anticipate having a bachelor's degree from a qualifying institution by June 30, 2023 can be admitted to the test but will not be considered for appointment until the date the degree is received.
The Positions: The positions filled by this program exist in New York State agencies statewide.
Beginning Salary: $49,202 through $71,496