Pharmacy Aide

Pharmacy Aide/SG-7

Pharmacy Aides perform routine manual and clerical activities related to receiving, inventorying, storing, preparing, repackaging, and issuing pharmaceutical supplies in state pharmacy operations.

How to Apply

Go to the Civil Service website, use the search feature to find the examination announcement for Pharmacy Aide and follow the directions to register for the examination.

Civil Service Website




Pharmacists administer, prepare, compound, preserve, and dispense drugs, medicines, and therapeutic devices on the basis of prescriptions or other legal authority, for a hospital, infirmary, or other State facility. 

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have a license and current registration to practice pharmacy in New York State.      

How to Apply

Complete application Form NYS-APP for Pharmacist and the Location Preference Sheet, or call the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Personnel office to request an application packet. 

Send completed application and Location Preference Sheet by mail, fax or email to:

Personnel - Classification and Examination Unit
New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
The Harriman State Campus
1220 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12226
Phone: 518-457-8132
Fax: 518-453-8465
Email: [email protected]