What does selective certification mean?
If approved for selective certification, Personnel certifies those eligibles who are coded as possessing the required bona fide occupational skills..
What is a good score on the Civil Service test NY?
A passing score will most likely be in the 70% range, however, tests scores are different between each state or local government.
Is direct hire good?
Direct hires are more likely to stay around for the long run and can be more loyal to an employer than a temporary worker who knows she might be onto her next job opportunity within weeks or months. Another benefit is that most staffing agencies will guarantee their direct hires.
Can you skip a GS grade?
Yes. And don’t forget to toll your time from closing date. If you are applying to a merit promotion announcement – advertised to current fed etc you cannot skip a grade. You will have to meet the time in grade requirements.
What is the rule of three in hiring?
This is the “rule of three,” which requires managers to select new hires from among the top three available candidates referred to them by an examining office. Selecting officials must choose from the top three candidates, even if there is very little difference among several candidates at the top of the list.
How long does it take DCAS to establish a list?
9-12 monthsYou have taken your civil service exam! After an exam is administered, it generally takes 9-12 months for an eligible list of passers to be established from which agencies can hire from.