Stephen Collier has been a long time employee of the City of Albany, and he has worked his way up through the ranks. He was first hired as a Senior Storekeeper for the City of Albany Auto Parts Division on August 1, 1982. He served in that capacity for eight years.
In May 1990, he was promoted to Buyer in the Procurement Division. During his nine years as a Buyer, Mr. Collier received his Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) certification. His primary focus was on the procurement of vehicles and heavy equipment.
In August 1999, Mr. Collier was promoted to Superintendent of Fleet Management. In November 2000, Janice Allen Jackson, City Manager, promoted him to Interim Director of the Central Services Department. On December 5, 2001, Mr. Collier was appointed as Director of Central Services.
Mr. Collier wore two hats in 2006, serving as Director of Central Services and as Interim Special Projects Manager for City Manager Alfred D. Lott.
Mr. Collier has 36 years of experience with the City of Albany serving in various capacities. On July 3, 2014, he was promoted to his current position of Assistant City Manager for Utilities Administration.
In this position, Mr. Collier is responsible for the oversight of the following departments: