Civil Service Employment Portal

OPEN COMPETITIVE & PROMOTIONAL EXAMS

# Title
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Type Salary Application Deadline Filing Fee Apply Online
61-538 VEHICLE MAINTENANCE MANAGER OC $52,000/year 09/21/2018 $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f

OC = Open competitive - exams open to the public.

PROM = Promotional - exams for current employees.

CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT EXAMS

# Title
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Type Salary Application Deadline Filing Fee Apply Online
10-218 ACCOUNT CLERK/ ACCOUNT CLERK I CR $30,000-$40,000/year 12/31/2018 $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
10-018 CLERK TYPIST, CLERK TYPIST I CR $27,691- $36,599/ year 12/31/2018 $20.00 Apply be79c1f50bae52e07ce25f956873f1fa5986d04bbc1e46dab308a4de8590668f
10-418 LIBRARY CLERK CR Full Time: $25,373.20/year; Part Time: 13.01/hour 12/31/2018 $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

  • The City of Albany is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • A fee is required.
    A non-refundable application processing fee is usually required for exams. All civil service exam fees will be increased starting with exams posted effective September 1, 2015 onward. Non-uniform and decentralized exam fees will be increased to $20 per exam. Uniform exam fees will be increased to $30 per exam.

  • Exam fee may be paid online, mailed, or dropped off at Albany City Hall, 24 Eagle Street, Room 301.
    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.

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