Exam Preparation Tips

Navigating Testing Requirements
For individuals who are unfamiliar with the civil service process, knowing that you have to take a civil service test may bring a lot of anxiety. This resource page has been developed in order to provide some advice and guidance for preparing yourself to take examinations and to discuss the strategy for taking tests effectively.

About the Civil Service Test
In order to ensure fairness, the Civil Service Commission administers job-specific tests that are designed to measure the applicant's knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the advertised position.

A knowledge, skills, and abilities section is included in the job announcement. More than likely, the Civil Service Commission will base the questions on the written test and the physical agility test (if any) on this section.

Test Taking Tips