To apply for a specific position, see "Where To Apply" on the Vacancy Notice
The Department of Labor and Training coordinates the posting of all State positions. To apply, send a resume or CS-14 application and a cover letter to the contact person on the job notice. Include the job title and position number (listed in the upper right hand corner of the job notice) in your cover letter. The cover letter should also include seniority date and union affiliation, if applicable.
To apply for a specific State position, see "Where To Apply" on the Vacancy Notice.
Applicants are usually notified by a phone call from the Department of Health to schedule an interview. At the time of your interview, you will be asked to complete an employment form and an affirmative action card.
Some positions have a civil service exam list . This means that a list exists of people who took a state exam for this job. People on this list will be considered first for the job. The Department of Administration administers the exam for selected jobs. Exams are announced online and in the employment advertisement section of the Providence Sunday Journal.
Limited funding usually applies to jobs funded by federal grant dollars. When grants come up for renewal, funding for the position is dependent upon federal approval.
LTPS, which stands for "leave to protect status," appears on some job notices. This means that a current state employee has a leave from this position and can return to the position up to the date designated in the posting.