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Employment Opportunities

The New York State Thruway and Canal Corporation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

New York State Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity, prior arrests, prior conviction records, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status.

The New York State Thruway Authority and New York State Canal Corporation provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Director of Equal Opportunities Bureau at 518-436-2718.

Civil Service examinations are required for many Thruway Authority and Canal Corporation positions. Please visit the NYS Department of Civil Service Leaving NYS Thruway Authority's Website website for listings of upcoming Civil Service exams and job openings.

Thruway Authority Job Openings

Download Employment Application/Personal Information Record PDF 

This application must be printed and mailed. Data will not transfer if this form is attached to an e-mail.

Please contact the office below in the area closest to your employment preference.

  • Albany Division (Counties:  Albany, Columbia, Greene, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Ulster):
    Phone:  518-471-4486
    Fax:  518-436-2932
    Mail:  P.O. Box 189, Albany, NY 12201

  • Buffalo Division (Counties:  Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans):
    Phone:  716-631-9017
    Fax:  716-626-1328
    Mail:  455 Cayuga Road, Suite 800, Cheektowaga, NY 14225

  • NY Division (Counties:  Orange, Rockland, Westchester):
    Phone:  845-918-2533
    Fax:  845-918-2596
    Mail:  4 Executive Blvd., Suffern, NY 10901

  • Syracuse Division (Counties:  Cayuga, Onondaga, Ontario, Seneca):
    Phone:  315-438-2401
    Fax:  315-461-0765
    Mail:  Suite 250 2nd Floor, 290 Elwood Davis Road, Liverpool, NY 13088

See our Canal Website for Canal Specific Job Opportunities Leaving NYS Thruway Authority's Website