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 meetings are held at 4:30pm

January 6 (Rescheduled from 12/30/20)
January 27 Agenda
February 24
March 31
April 28
June 30
July 28
August 25
September 29
October 27
November 24
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.