Peterson's Civil Service Test Prep:
Master the™ Civil Service Exams
Everything you need to know to understand the tests, master the problems, and improve your scores.
- 4 full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations
- Review of verbal, clerical, math, and memory skills you’ll need to score your highest
- Tips and strategies from civil service experts on how to become a first-rate job candidate
- Current information on the civil service job market, including projected areas of growth in the federal government: security/enforcement; medical/public health; engineering/sciences; program management/administration; and accounting, budget, and business
- Best for: Anyone wanting help with both Civil Service Exam strategy and instructional problem solving. Provides ample opportunity for practice.
What is the Civil Service Exam?
A wide variety of positions require the civil service exam. Postal workers, police officers, and air traffic controllers, and clerical workers are examples of positions that may require the exam. Many government entities are expanding who takes the exam. The ability to apply for government positions online has led to many government agencies using the civil service test to help discover the qualified candidates among the hundreds of resumes they receive.
What is on the exam?
The civil service exam will vary slightly depending on which government agency is administering the test and the position for which you are applying. It will typically contain a section on critical thinking, clerical skills, and math skills.
How do I register for the Civil Service exam?
Registration can be completed on your state government’s website.
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