Human Resources

Various administrative and personnel functions are housed in Human Resources, including:

The City offers the following benefits to all full-time City employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance (and/or cash if employees obtain other coverage and opt out of City medical insurance plan)
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Vacation  and Personal Leave
  • Direct Deposit 
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Deferred Compensation 
  • Free Account with the CDPHP CYCLE!
  • NYS 529 Program

Because the majority of the City’s workforce are unionized, additional benefits are included in individual union contracts.

Don’t forget about other benefits offered by vendors for being a government employer (such as cell phone discounts and Public Interest Loan Forgiveness).

  1. Civil Service
  2. Jobs
  3. Employee Access/Information


Administration of civil service in city government and administrative support to the City of Albany Municipal Civil Service Commission.

Civil Service within City Government 

Civil service exams are published on the city’s online job portal.

Find additional information on civil service exams.  

Municipal Civil Service Commission