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.

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Pharmacists independently prepare, compound, preserve, and dispense drugs, medicines, and therapeutic devices on the basis of prescriptions or other legal authority.  Additionally, Pharmacists may supervise pharmacy aides, interns, and/or other staff.

Minimum Qualifications

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

How to Apply

Complete NYS-APP and the Location Preference Sheet and send by mail to ALL of the facilities you are interested in applying to or email to [email protected] or fax to 518-453-8465.   

Please refer to the map and list of facilities, which includes addresses and phone numbers.

If you have questions or would like to request an application packet, email [email protected] or call 518-457-8132.