Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/06/22
Applications Due: 05/20/22
Vacancy ID: 104377

Position Information

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleHabilitation Specialist 2

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade17

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $57984 to $73813 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County Bronx

Street Address Multiple IRAs

City Bronx

StateNY

Zip Code10461

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications PROMOTION: Candidate must have one year of permanent competitive service as a Habilitation Specialist 1

OR

be currently employed by New York State as a Habilitation Specialist 2 with permanent or contingent permanent service and eligible for transfer;

OR

be reachable for appointment on the Civil Service list for this title.

Duties Description The incumbent’s job duties will include, but not limited to the following:

• Develop Residential Habilitation Plans as reflected in the ISP as well as the needs and interests of assigned individuals

• Provide guidance/training to staff in all areas related to Residential Habilitation

• Monitor the implementation of habilitation plans and revise as needed

• Participate in Individual’s ISP meetings

• Ensure Residential Habilitation documentation is properly filed and neatly maintained as per regulation and policy

• Participate in the planning and implementation of in-house activities schedule as well as community inclusion activities

• Ensure a Personal Expenditure Plan is developed for each individual

• Verify all program services are provided as prescribed by the team

• Complete incident investigations as assigned

• Complete specialized assignments as assigned by the Treatment Team Leader

Additional Comments Please note:

• As of 10/12/2021 all OPWDD employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to mandatory weekly testing for COVID-19.

• If you are employed by state government you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice.

• Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that he or she needs a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office (518) 473-9689 or Email at accommodationrequests@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms.

• Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.

• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.

• In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.

• OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Metro NY DDSO

Telephone

Fax 646-766-3491

Email Address Metro.Human.Resources@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street 2400 Halsey Street

Human Resources Office

City Bronx

State NY

Zip Code 10461

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a cover letter and resume by May 20, 2022 and reference EOA #2022-54 on all correspondence.