Municipal Civil Service Commission

Meetings

  • 4:30 pm
  • Last Wednesday of the month
  • City Hall
    24 Eagle Street
    Mayor's Conference Room
    Albany, NY 12207

Virtual Meetings

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

2021 Meeting Dates


  • January 6 (Rescheduled from Dec. 30, 2020)
  • January 27 Agenda
  • February 24
  • March 31
  • April 28
  • May26
  • June 30
  • July 28
  • August 25
  • September 29
  • October 27
  • November 24
  • December 29

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

Agendas & Minutes

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

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

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

Overview

The Municipal Civil Service Commission is responsible for the administration of the Civil Service Law for municipal employees, as well as the protection of their rights.

The Commission maintains employee records, and arranges with the NY State Department of Civil Service to conduct examinations, and prepare eligibility lists to provide candidates for municipal employment.

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

Law

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.