Albany County Department of
CIVIL SERVICE
Harold L. Joyce Albany County Office Building
112 State Street | Room 1100 | Albany, NY 12207
Phone: (518) 447-7770 | Fax: (518) 447-5586
John Marsolais, Director

Civil Service Exam Announcements

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Job Posting: Commissioner of Management and Budget

Competitive Class Back to top of page

The competitive class of civil service consists of positions for which it is practicable to determine the merit and fitness of applicants by competitive examinations. These examinations are either open competitive, that is, open to all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications for the position; or, promotional, for those individuals already serving in a lower position within the same jurisdiction as the existing vacancy.

Provisional appointments may be made to positions in the competitive class if no list of eligible candidates exists. All provisional appointees are subject to passing a competitive examination and be reachable on any list established as a result of such an examination.

Continuous recruitment positions can be applied for at any time, and the eligible list will be used to fill vacancies as they occur. The personnel officer of Albany County reserves the right to terminate continuous recruitment and re-establish a periodic, announced-date type of examination.

OPEN COMPETITIVE ANNOUNCEMENTS

PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

PROVISIONAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS
Exempt ClassBack to top of page

The exempt class of civil service consists of administrative positions for which competitive examination is not practical. Candidates for appointment must meet minimum qualifications established by the appointing authority. Those appointed in exempt class positions serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority.

There are currently no EXEMPT CLASS listings. Please check back.

Non-Competitive ClassBack to top of page

The non-competitive class of civil service consists of positions for which using a competitive examination to determine the merit and fitness of the applicants has been found to be not practicable.

Equipment Operator I

Job duties: This is routine work in the operation of the less complex types of automotive equipment and in the performance of related manual tasks. An employee in this class is responsible for operating a single chassis vehicle, frequently with mechanical attachments requiring the manipulation of simple controls on the vehicle and the attachment. Supervision may be exercised over a small crew working with the vehicle. Employees normally receive close supervision and detailed instructions except when performing routine or repetitive assignments.

Minimum qualifications: One (1) year of experience in the operation of a truck requiring a Class B license to operate. In the Albany County Department of Public Works only: The driver must be able to operate a standard transmission.  License cannot indicate an E restriction.

NOTE: One (1) year of public works experience can be substituted for the one (1) year experience in the operation of a truck requiring a Class B license to operate if the position is in the Albany County Department of Public Works.

Special Requirement: Eligibility and possession of a CDL Class B license with no air brake restrictions issued by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles at time of appointment.


Salary: $16.55 per hour / $34,426.92 annually

Note: No exam will be given for this position. The hiring process, including scheduling interviews, will be handled solely by the Albany County Department of Public Works. Applications and any pertinent information are to be sent to Albany County Department of Public Works, 449 New Salem Road, Voorheesville, NY 12186.

Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Duties: This employee performs routine paraprofessional nursing services in the care of clients/patients/residents in accordance with a detailed and well-defined patient care plan under the supervision of a Registered Professional Nurse (RPN) or a higher level nursing administrator. Assignments concerning client/patient/resident care are given specifically with limited leeway allowed for exercise of independent judgment. Supervision may be exercised over the work of Certified Nursing Assistants. Does related work as required.
Minimum qualifications: Completion of a course of study approved by the State Education Department as qualifying for Licensed Practical Nurse.
Special requirement: Eligibility for a license issued by the State of New York to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Possession of the license at the time of appointment.

Salary: $33,273

Note: No exam will be given for this position. The hiring process, including scheduling interviews, will be handled solely by the Albany County Nursing Home. Applications and any pertinent information are to be sent to the Personnel Administrator at the Albany County Nursing Home, 780 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, New York 12211.


Offset Printing Machine Operator - Assistant Supervisor (General Services)


Registered Professional Nurse (Adult Services)

Registered Professional Nurse (Nursing Home)

Job Duties: This is a professional nursing position involving responsibility for coordinating individual client/resident care and for performing nursing services requiring substantial specialized judgment and skills. Work is performed under the general direction of a supervisory level nursing position. Supervision may be exercised over the work of Licensed Practical Nurses and related ancillary nursing personnel. Does related work as required.
Minimum qualifications: Graduation from a school of nursing approved by the State Education Department from a course approved by such department as qualifying for Registered Professional Nurse.
Special requirement: Eligibility for a license issued by the State of New York to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse. Possession of the license at the time of appointment.

Salary: $44,287

Note: No exam will be given for this position. The hiring process, including scheduling interviews, will be handled solely by the Albany County Nursing Home. Applications and any pertinent information are to be sent to the Personnel Administrator at the Albany County Nursing Home, 780 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, New York 12211.

Labor ClassBack to top of page

The labor class of civil service consists of unskilled labor positions for which no competitive examination is practicable; however, applicants may be tested as to their fitness for employment.

There are currently no LABOR CLASS listings. Please check back.
Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy