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Employment & Training Assistance
The Rensselaer County Department of Employment and Training brings together a variety of workforce development organizations and agencies with a primary goal of assisting residents of Rensselaer County and the Capital Region to gain employment and assist employers in finding qualified workers.
The Bureau of Finance is responsible for administering the financial affairs of Rensselaer County in accordance with state law and section 6.01 of the County Charter.
The challenge of the Highway Department is to provide the public with a safe, durable transportation system and to do so while improving the quality of developed and natural communities.
The Bureau of Human Resources is charged with oversight and functioning as gatekeeper for personnel management functions for all departments within County government.
The Rensselaer county legislature is composed of 19 members who represent more than 156,000 county residents. Legislators are elected at a general election on odd numbered years for a four-year term, and represent six legislative districts.
For over forty years, Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health has maintained responsibility and a commitment to the mental hygiene needs of our residents by monitoring and continuously improving the system of behavioral healthcare services delivered in the county.
The Probation Department provides probation related services to all criminal and family courts of Rensselaer County.
The mission of the Rensselaer County Health Department is the promotion of health and prevention of disease, injury, and disability.
The Rensselaer County Bureau of Public Safety dispatches and coordinates the various emergency services agencies throughout Rensselaer County.