Career Opportunities

Current Job Postings at the New York State Gaming Commission

We are happy to provide reasonable and religious accommodations during the hiring process for those in need. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please send a request to

We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies.

The links below provide valuable information about employment opportunities with the Gaming Commission

Job Postings (StateJobsNY)

Gaming Commission opportunities open to the public are posted on the NYS centralized job posting site. Go to the “For the General Public” section. Using “Search Vacancies”, job seekers can narrow their search with multiple filters, including title, agency, occupational category, region, and minimum salary requirement.


Civil Service Examinations (NYS Dept. of Civil Service)

Most jobs at the Gaming Commission are filled from civil service lists that result from competitive examinations. Job seekers can sign up for email alerts for announced exams, and can view a tentative schedule of upcoming exams.


Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) Exam

Several entry level professional titles in a variety of program areas at the Gaming Commission are filled from this frequently held examination. Minimum qualifications include any bachelor’s degree for Generalist Titles, and a specialized bachelor’s degree and sometimes specific work experience for Select Titles. Many appointments are made to traineeships that provide targeted training and development to groom employees for long term success with the agency.


Eligible List Management System (ELMS)

Job seekers use a personalized portal to apply for civil service examinations, view results, and manage profiles, including geographic and other preferences for positions, and responses to list canvasses.


Opportunities for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities (NYS Dept. of Civil Service)

This valuable program provides for opportunities for qualified applicants with disabilities, including disabled veterans, to compete for entry level positions in state government without the requirement of a civil service exam.


Veterans’ Temporary Hiring Program (NYS Dept. of Civil Service)

While most job opportunities at the Gaming Commission are permanent positions, we occasionally fill jobs on a temporary basis. This program assists veterans will applying for temporary positions in a variety of state agencies.


Internship Opportunities (NYS Dept. of Civil Service)j

The Gaming Commission often offers paid and volunteer internship opportunities. Interested students should monitor this site for specific opportunities that may be qualified for and interested in.


Benefits of NYS Employment (NYS OER)

NYS offers a wide array of valuable employment benefits. Information on many of them can be researched on this site from the NYS Office of Employee Relations.


NYS Salary Schedules (NYS GOER)

A link to current salaries for NYS positions, by grade level and negotiating unit.