Municipal Civil Service Commission


The Municipal Civil Service Commission is responsible for the administration of the Civil Service Law within the geographic boundaries of the City of Albany, which includes the City of Albany, Albany Public Library, Albany Parking  Authority, Albany Housing Authority, and the City School District of Albany.

The Mayor appoints the commissioners, not more than two of whom shall be adherents of the same political party, for six-year terms.


Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the moratorium on public gatherings, meetings will be held via YouTube until further notice.

2021 Meeting Dates - All meeting are held at 4:30pm
January 6 (Rescheduled from 12/30/20)February 18 at 9am- Agenda (PDF)
April 28July 28  October 27 
January 27February 24 - Agenda (PDF)May 26

August 25November 24
February 11 March 31
June 30September 29
December 29

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • Michael Cassidy, Democrat
    Term expires: May 2024
  • Linda Jackson-Chalmers, Democrat
    Term expires May 2022
  • Thomas McNaughton, Republican
    Term expires: May 2026


New York State Civil Service Law section 15.

Current Employment Opportunities

To access the City of Albany's current employment opportunities, please visit the Employment page.