Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 01/05/24
Applications Due: 05/30/24
Vacancy ID: 147417

Position Information


AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleOffice Assistant 1 (Stores/Mail), (NY HELPS), Sagamore Children's Psychiatric Center, P24180

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade06

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $35177 to $43521 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 6 AM

To 6 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Suffolk

Street Address Sagamore Children's Psychiatric Center

197 Half Hollow Road

City Dix Hills


Zip Code11746

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Are you interested in starting a career with New York State? Office Assistant 1 positions are entry level positions that provide excellent opportunities for advancement and professional growth.

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates from outside State service may be considered for hire under the Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement - Statewide (HELPS) program. There are no education or experience requirements for an Office Assistant 1 position, but candidates–must be able to read, write, and communicate in English.


Candidates can be considered for a competitive class appointment if they are reachable on the current Beginning Office Assistant eligible list.


Candidates from within State service may be considered for transfer to a competitive class position if they have one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service in a title eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Duties Description As an Office Assistant 1 (Stores/Mail), you would be primarily responsible for receiving, picking up, delivering, opening, appropriately recording, time stamping, sorting, and distributing mail, e-mail, or other forms of correspondence or communication, as well as, maintaining files, correspondence, documents, and materials, pursuant to guidelines. You will also be required to maintain various listings for mail service purposes, and process outgoing mail by inserting letters into envelopes, sealing envelopes, and applying correct postage. You may also operate a motor vehicle to pick up and deliver mail.

Additional Comments All OMH employees receive a generous benefits package including:
• NYS medical, dental, & vision insurance
• Access to tuition assistance programs
• Excellent opportunities for advancement & professional growth
• Paid time off – 13 paid vacation days in the first year, 5 paid personal days, 13 paid holidays, & paid sick leave
• NYS Retirement programs

Background checks will be required.

Additional Comments:
Position is eligible for a Downstate adjustment of $3,400.

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

Contact Information

Name Human Resources


Fax 631-370-1789

Email Address


Street Sagamore Children's Psychiatric Center

197 Half Hollow Road

City Dix Hills

State NY

Zip Code 11746


Notes on ApplyingIndicate the Title and Location of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your e mail or fax. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it with your other application materials.

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.