Civil Service Exam Information

Graphic image SCWII and CPI positions.

Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of Rhode Island families? The RI Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF) is seeking qualified, dedicated, mission-driven staff to help support the children and families of our state. The Department is currently recruiting for Social Caseworker II (SCWII) and Child Protective Investigator (CPI) positions.

Fill out an application for the Civil Service Exam now and learn more about the SCWII or CPI roles at DCYF. Applicants must email their transcripts and/or their degree information two to three days after they apply for the position. The email subject line must include the title of the position you’re applying for and the date the application was submitted.

Two weeks after applying, applicants will receive an invitation letter to attend the civil service exam. Upcoming Civil Service Exam dates are as follows:

June 5, 2024

  • At 4 pm 

June 8, 2024

  • at 9 am

Location of the exams will be sent to the applicants on the invitation letter. 

If you are not available, DCYF will be offering exam make up dates. For make-up exam locations contact DCYF.