The next Directors of Facilities exam will be held January 5, 2019. Get notified when a new exam is posted by signing up for the state's email alert system. Learn more about the exam process here.

Tentative Schedule of Upcoming Exams

Please refer to here for the tentative schedule of upcoming exams.

Sign Up to Take the Exam

Refer to this step-by-step process to sign up for a state exam:

  1. Login or create a Civil Service Account.
  2. Select the 'Job Seekers' tab at the top of the page.
  3. Choose 'State Examinations.'
  4. Select the third option 'Open to all Qualified Individuals.'
  5. Click on an Exam Title and read through the specifics of the exam to see if you meet the qualifications.
  6. When you're ready to sign up, click the blue 'How to Apply' button at the top OR scroll to the middle of the page and click the 'Apply Now' button.
  7. You will receive a notice in the mail letting you know if you were approved to compete in the exam. If approved, the notice will inform you where and when you will take your exam.

After You Sign Up

  1. You will receive a notice in the mail letting you know if you were approved to take the exam. If approved, the notice will also inform you of where and when to take the exam.
  2. Your exam results will be mailed to you approximately 90 days after you sit for the exam.
  3. Based on your exam score and other qualifications, you may be canvassed by a school district that is hiring.
  4. If you are contacted by a school district, they will instruct you on how to apply for the position.
  5. If you are not contacted within 90 days, you may not have qualified for the position. However, you will remain eligible for other qualifying jobs and can be contacted for up to four years after taking the exam.

Study Materials

NOTE:The Director of Facilities Test Preparation Study Guide is an independent study guide and is NOT provided by New York State. This is an aide to help you study only.

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Albany, New York 12205
518.465.0563 phone
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800.359.7242 toll free

Upcoming Events

September 30-October 3: NYS School Facilities Managers' Annual Conference & Expo, Saratoga Springs, NY

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