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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
About
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].  

NY HELPS
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Open Positions

Through the NY HELPS program, State agencies are filling critical positions in a streamlined process to hire diverse, qualified permanent employees quickly – all without examinations.

Look through this list of NY HELPS positions that are now open on Team OGS.
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Upcoming Job Fairs
EventDateLocationInformation/Registration
RPI Networking NightJune 26, 2024 from 6pm-8pmSage Banquet Hall, RPIMore Information
Monroe Community College Career FairJuly 16, 2024 from 12pm-2pmMonroe Community CollegeMore Information
Plaza Farmers MarketJuly 17, 2024 from 10am-2pmEmpire State PlazaMore Information
Black Arts & Cultural FestivalAugust 3, 2024Empire State PlazaMore Information
Plaza Farmers MarketAugust 14, 2024 from 10am-2pmEmpire State PlazaMore Information
Albany Job FairSeptember 11, 2024 from 2pm-6pmHoliday Inn Express & Conference Center, Latham, NYMore Information
Hispanic Heritage CelebrationSeptember 14, 2024Empire State Plaza Convention CenterMore Information
Hops and HarvestSeptember 18, 2024Empire State PlazaMore Information
Clarkson Career FairSeptember 18, 2024 from 11am-4pmClarkson UniversityMore Information
Syracuse University Career FairSeptember 24, 2024 from 3pm-7pmSyracuse UniversityMore Information
Albany Job FairOctober 2, 2024Holiday Inn Express & Conference Center, Latham, NYMore Information
SUNY Albany Career FairOctober 8, 2024 from 11am-3pmSUNY AlbanyMore Information

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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

Retirement

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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.