The Office of General Services (OGS) is an agency of approximately 1,600 employees covering a broad spectrum of job responsibilities, educational and work backgrounds. Among our employees are real estate professionals; office assistants; facility operation assistants; parking attendants; building managers; event coordinators; engineers; architects; skilled trades professionals; plant utilities assistants and engineers; digital and media specialists; contract managers; and more. We are committed to workforce development and diversity. With work locations in Albany and throughout the state, OGS is truly a great place to work.
OGS provides reasonable and religious accommodations during the hiring process for those in need. If you have a disability or special need requiring an accommodation, please send a request to [email protected].
|RPI School of Architecture Fair
|February 29, 2024 | 1 pm - 6pm
|Cornell Virtual Career Fair
|March 5, 2024 | 10 am - 3 pm
|Schenectady Community Job Fair
|March 7, 2024 | 11 am - 2 pm
|Schenectady College and Career Outreach Center
|Dr. King Job Fair
|April 10, 2024 | 11 am - 3 pm
|Empire State Plaza Concourse
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Build with us! The OGS Design & Construction team sets the standard in Design and Construction Services while building the foundation of New York.
The Business Services Center (BSC) provides shared services that standardize Human Resources and Finance transactions for New York State.
Employees and their eligible dependents can choose from a variety of affordable health insurance programs. Employees are provided family dental and vision plans at no extra cost. →More
•13 paid holidays each year
•13 days of paid vacation leave initially
•5 days paid personal leave each year
•13 days of paid sick leave each year (PEF/CSEA), which may carry over from year to year
•Up to 3 days professional leave each year to participate in professional development events →More
Participate in The NYS Employees’ Retirement System (ERS), which is recognized as one of the best-managed and best-funded public retirement systems in the nation. →More
- Voluntary pre-tax savings programs such as Health Care Spending Account and the Dependent Care Advantage Account offer employees options to pay for uncovered health care expenses or dependent care expenses.
- Savings programs such as the U.S. Savings Bond and the College Savings Plan.
- Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – an assessment and referral service that connects employees with local service providers and support services to address their personal needs.
- Life insurance and Disability insurance.
- The New York State Deferred Compensation Plan is a voluntary retirement plan that offers employees the option to invest a part of their salaries for retirement on a tax-deferred basis.
- Training programs and tuition assistance to eligible employees to maintain and increase their professional skills and prepare them for promotional opportunities.
- Hybrid work environment, which includes a mix of in-office and telecommuting work days with agency approval
- Public Service Workshops Program (PSWP) offers certain professional training opportunities for PEF-represented and M/C-designated employees that may grant continuing education credits toward maintaining professional licensure.
- State employees may be eligible for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program after 120 qualifying payments.