Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources administers employee benefits, civil service, recruitment for the City of Albany.

Effective immediately, all new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered city employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by the Office of Human Resources.

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

Civil Service within City Government 

  • The City of Albany announces civil service exams and individuals may apply for exams on the city’s online job portal
  • Do you wonder why civil service examinations exist or required for certain jobs? Human Resources has answered common questions about the civil service process, exams, and taking exams.  

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.