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).
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.
Looking for a job or better employment? Apply to work for the City of Albany.
Visit the City’s online employment portal. From that page, you can see a list of positions for which we are currently accepting applications, the respective due date for those applications, submit an application, and request to be alerted when certain positions become available.
The portal saves your profile, so it is even easier to apply again in the future.
Find additional information on City of Albany employment opportunities.
Although you can apply from any internet-enabled device, computers are available in the Human Resources office for your use—and our staff can assist you with applying for a job or civil service exam.
Civil service exams are also posted on that website.
To obtain assistance with your résumé or job training, please reach out to the Department of Youth and Workforce Services.
Employees can find copies of their respective union contracts and the City-wide policy and procedures manual, make changes to their benefits, access their paystubs, and much more on the City intranet and e-Suite/HR portal.
The City of Albany Intranet and e-Suite/the HR Portal, however, must both be accessed from a City computer or a City laptop with a VPN.
Employees can also call Human Resources for more detailed information on the benefits of their employment at (518) 434-5049