APPLICATION FORM FOREIGN EDUCATION FACT SHEET (IF APPLICABLE)
MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG Mayor EDNA WELLS HANDY Commissioner
NOTICE OF EXAMINATION
CHILD PROTECTIVE SPECIALIST Exam Nos. 3340, 3341, and 3342 AMENDED NOTICE - MARCH 20, 2013
WHEN TO APPLY: On the date of the test.
APPLICATION FEE: $61.00 Payable only at a Computerized Testing Center on the day of the test by credit card, bank card, debit card, or money order payable to DCAS (EXAMS). If you pay by credit card, bank card or debit card, you will receive a $5.00 discount.
THE TEST SCHEDULE: Testing for the title of Child Protective Specialist is anticipated to be held throughout the year depending on the hiring needs of the agencies. Below is the schedule of testing from July, 2012 - June, 2013: Exam No. 3340 3341 3342 Filing and Testing Period July 6, 2012 - September 29, 2012 October 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012 January 2, 2013 - March 30, 2013
Monthly Schedule: A monthly schedule of the days and times of filing and testing will be available beginning on the 1st day of each month at www.nyc.gov/dcas and at the DCAS Computerized Testing Centers. DCAS COMPUTERIZED TESTING CENTERS: This exam will be administered at the DCAS Computerized Testing Centers: Manhattan 2 Lafayette Street 17th Floor New York, NY 10007 Brooklyn 210 Joralemon Street 4th Floor Brooklyn, NY 11201
Seating is limited. Once the Computerized Testing Centers are filled to capacity, no more candidates will be admitted. You are encouraged to take the test earlier in the month since there is generally more seating available at that time. You may take the Child Protective Specialist test at either location, but you may only take each exam number once. If you take a test with the same exam number more than once, only your first test will be rated and your additional filing fee will not be refunded. Note: You are not permitted to enter the test site with calculators, cellular phones, beepers, pagers, cameras, portable media players, or other electronic devices. Electronic devices with an alphabetic keyboard or with word processing or data recording capabilities such as planners, organizers, etc. are prohibited. If you are found to be in possession of any of these devices, you may not receive your test results, your test score may be nullified, and your application fee will not be refunded. You may not have any other person, including children, present with you while you are being processed for or taking the test, and no one may wait for you inside of a Computerized Testing Center while you are taking the test. You must leave the test site once you finish the test. If you leave the test site after being fingerprinted but before finishing the test, you will not be permitted to re-enter. If you disregard this instruction and re-enter the test site, you may not receive your test results, your test score may be nullified, and your application fee will not be refunded. Test dates and times are subject to change. The Notice of Examination is amended to cancel Exam No. 3343, which was originally scheduled for filing and testing from April 1, 2013 through June 29, 2013. WHAT THE JOB INVOLVES: Child Protective Specialists, under varying degrees of supervision, with varying degrees of latitude for independent action, investigate and take appropriate action in response to allegations of child neglect and/or abuse received by the Administration for Children’s Services, in accordance with agency policies and procedures. Child Protective Specialists must complete investigations of alleged child neglect and/or abuse within legally mandated timeframes, and as part of their investigation are required to interact with a variety
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