Civil Service Employment Portal

OPEN COMPETITIVE & PROMOTIONAL EXAMS

APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE PUBLISHED LAST FILING DATE. NO EXCEPTIONS.

# Title
(click to view exam description)
Type Salary Application Deadline Filing Fee Apply Online
61-122 Asset Manager OC $50,650.23 - $70,637.68 Annually 02/17/2023 $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
64-369 Assistant Director of School Campus and Neighborhood Security OC $61,800 Annually 02/17/2023 $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
64-775 Building Services Supervisor OC $52,000-$78,000/Annually 02/17/2023 $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
64-843 Director of School Security OC $70,000 - $80,000 Annually 02/17/2023 $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
69-722 Housing Authority Eligibility Coordinator OC $63,201 - $79,002 Annually 02/13/2023 $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
61-285 Housing Eligibility Assistant OC $46,157 - $63,312 Annually 02/13/2023 $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
69-746 Housing Program Manager (AHA) OC $63,201.91-$79,002.74 Annually 02/17/2023 $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
77-437 Senior Asset Manager PROM $70,690.90-$88,363.95/Annually 02/17/2023 $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
66-056 Senior Asset Manager OC $70,690.90-$88,363.95/Annually 02/17/2023 $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f

OC = Open competitive - exams open to the public.

PROM = Promotional - exams for current employees.

CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT EXAMS

# Title
(click to view exam description)
Type Salary Application Deadline Filing Fee Apply Online
10-021 ACCOUNT CLERK/ ACCOUNT CLERK I CR $30,000-$40,000/year N/A $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
10-018 CLERK TYPIST, CLERK TYPIST I CR $27,691 - $48,500 Annually N/A $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
63-485 LIBRARIAN I CR $51,833/year FT or $26.58/hour PT N/A $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
63-341 LIBRARY ASSISTANT CR $37,266/year FT or $19.11/hour PT N/A $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
10-418 LIBRARY CLERK CR $27,196/year FT or $13.95/hour PT N/A $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f

CR = Continuous recruitment - positions can be applied for at any time. The eligible list will be used to fill vacancies as they occur.

EXAMS

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  • 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.

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    If you have a credit card, the exam fee may be paid online by the application deadline. If you do not have a credit card, the exam fee may be mailed, by the application deadline to Albany City Hall, Human Resource Office, 24 Eagle Street, Room 301, Albany, NY 12207. The fee may also be paid by check or money order at the Human Resource Office by the application deadline. All checks and money orders should be made out to "Albany City Treasurer".

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