Civil Service, Department of


The New York State Department of Civil Service is the central personnel agency for the Executive Branch of State government responsible for administering the State Civil Service Law and enforcing Section 6, Article V of the State Constitution. The Department also provides technical services to improve the administration of the State's municipal civil service agencies (excluding New York City) and administers health, dental, accident and life insurance programs covering State employees and retirees, as well as some local government employees. Also provided by the Department are on-the-job health programs, such as nursing services, medical examinations, wellness promotion programs and occupational health services.



  NYS Department of Civil Service, Albany NY, 12239    Map this

Contact Numbers

(518) 457-2487
(877-697-5627):  (877) NYS-JOBS



Commissioner - Vacant
Acting Commissioner - Lola Brabham
Deputy Commissioner, Operations - Rebecca Corso
Deputy Commissioner, Administration - Raquel Gonzalez
Deputy Commissioner, Municipal & Local Government Services - Joe Cavazos
Special Counsel - Marc Hannibal
Public Information Director - Jian Paolucci
Employee Benefits Division Director - James DeWan
Director, Staffing Services Division - Jim Galvin
Director, Testing Services Division - Jean René Shekerjian
Director, Classification & Compensation Division - Abner Jean-Pierre
Director, Diversity & Inclusion - Michael Washington
Director, Strategic Planning & Management - Samuel Carey
Manager, Commission Operations - Al Jordan