Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 08/04/23
Applications Due: 01/31/24
Vacancy ID: 136647

Position Information


AgencyTaxation & Finance, State

TitleTax Information Aide (Call Center)

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $17.25 to $17.25 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County Schenectady

Street Address ViaPort Mall Rotterdam

93 West Campbell Road

City Schenectady


Zip Code12306

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications

Duties Description The NYS Department of Tax and Finance - Schenectady is actively recruiting hourly employees. Strong communication skills, including the ability to communicate professionally while representing the department, are essential.
Under the direct supervision of a Taxpayer Service Representative 2, duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
• Answer inbound calls from taxpayers and select state agencies in a timely and friendly manner.
• Provide excellent customer service while safeguarding confidential information.
• Evaluate problems, inquiries and complaints of the callers and provide proper solutions to them.
• Research needed information using available and provided resources.
• Route calls to other team members and/or specified departments whenever needed.
• Make relevant notes from customer interactions.
• Report on customer feedback.
• Complete call logs and reports.
• Enter and/or retrieve information from computer databases.
• Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Explain agency and program policies and procedures.
• Have familiarity with computers and Microsoft Suite programs such as Excel, Word, and Outlook.
• Be able to work independently and use effective time management skills.
• Offer constructive feedback and improvement opportunities to the team.
• Perform other related office duties as required.
• Comply to agency and program policies and procedures.

Additional Comments Positions are available at the Via Port Mall location: 93 WestCampbell Road Schenectady, NY.
All successful candidates must be fully compliant with allFederal, State and Local Tax Laws, which includes being currentwith their Tax Return Filings.
Fingerprinting is required as part of the background check priorto appointment.

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

Contact Information

Name Antonietta Belott

Telephone (518) 486-1907

Fax (518) 435-8552

Email Address


Street W.A. Harriman Campus, Bldg 9, Rm 256

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12227


Notes on ApplyingInterested applicants can apply online. Instructions and forms are located on our public website at: