Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 11/17/23
Applications Due: 12/07/23
Vacancy ID: 144374

Position Information

NY HELPNo

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleOffice Assistant 2 or Office Assistant 2 Keyboarding, St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center, Children and Youth, P24879

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade09

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $40193 to $49405 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 6 AM

To 6:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County St Lawrence

Street Address St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center, Children and Youth

1 Chimney Point Drive

City Ogdensburg

StateNY

Zip Code13669

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Open to qualified employees of New York State:
Candidates must be reachable for appointment on the current Civil Service eligible list for the title;

OR

Transfer Opportunity: Candidates must have one year of permanent service in a title eligible for transfer under § 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

OR

Provisional Opportunity:
In the event that there is no valid eligible list at this location, candidates who meet the following minimum qualifications for Office Assistant 2 or Office Assistant 2 Keyboarding.

Candidates must be a qualified employee of New York State and have one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as an office assistant, clerical or keyboarding title allocated to SG-6 or higher.

Either A. a Law Department Document Specialist Trainee 1, Law Department Document Specialist Trainee 2, Office Assistant 1-Keyboarding, Office Assistant 1-Keyboarding (Chinese Language) or Office Assistant 1-Keyboarding (Spanish Language).

Or B. an office assistant or clerical title allocated to Grade 6 or higher. A comprehensive list of qualifying titles is available at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/examannouncements/announcements/38695titles.cfm. ONLY the titles listed are qualifying for these examinations. Examples of non-qualifying titles are: Developmental Disabilities Secure Care Treatment Aide 1, Direct Support Assistant, Food Service Worker 2, Licensed Practical Nurse, Mental Health Therapy Aide, Security Services Assistant, and Youth Support Assistant.

Note: For option B above, candidates, prior to being considered for appointment, may be required to pass a keyboarding test that demonstrates your ability to enter text using an alpha numeric computer keyboard, at a rate of at least 30 words per minute with at least 96% accuracy.

Duties Description Office Assistants 2 may perform any of the duties of Office Assistants 1, and typically supervise two or more lower-level staff. Non-supervisory positions perform complicated clerical and office support activities that require substantive knowledge of the program and/or of the programs governing laws, rules, or regulations. Such laws, rules, or regulations may be subject to frequent change. Incumbents typically handle sensitive applications, requests, or inquiries in which management or executive staff may be contacted or interested. They process applications or requests that do not meet normal parameters and may require additional research and consultation with higher level staff. They also perform activities that may require coordination with internal or external parties.

Additional Comments Background Investigation Requirements
Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR will be barred from appointment.

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

Contact Information

Name Human Resources

Telephone

Fax 315-541-2034

Email Address slpc.humanresources@omh.ny.gov

Address

Street St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center

1 Chimney Point Drive

City Ogdensburg

State NY

Zip Code 13669

 

Notes on ApplyingIndicate the Title and Location of the position you are applying for. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it with your cover letter, resume and other application materials.

http://www.omh.ny.gov/omhweb/employment/docs/employment-application.pdf

The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. OMH is deeply committed to supporting underserved individuals, organizations, and communities. To this end, OMH is focused on implementing activities and initiatives to reduce disparities in access, quality, and treatment outcomes for underserved populations. A critical component of these efforts is ensuring OMH is a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees' unique attributes and skills are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.