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Employment Opportunities at the Office of General Services

Find your future with the Office of General Services.
Employment Opportunities at the Office of General Services
The Office of General Services

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.

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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].  

Upcoming Job Fairs


Outreach EventDate/TimeLocationMore Information
RPI School of Architecture FairFebruary 29, 2024 | 1 pm - 6pmEMPACMore Info
Cornell Virtual Career FairMarch 5, 2024 | 10 am - 3 pmOnlineMore Info
Schenectady Community Job FairMarch 7, 2024 | 11 am - 2 pmSchenectady College and Career Outreach Center 
Dr. King Job FairApril 10, 2024 | 11 am - 3 pmEmpire State Plaza ConcourseMore Info

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Why Work Here
New York State Offers Incredible Benefits!
Health Care Coverage
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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

Paid Holidays and Leave
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•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


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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

Additional Benefits
  • 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.