Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 04/16/18
Applications Due: 05/01/18
Vacancy ID: 51476

Position Information

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleSecretary 1

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade11

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $39396 to $49623 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Columbia

Street Address Brookwood Secure Center

419 Spookrock Road

City Clavarack


Zip Code12513

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Reachable for appointment from the Civil Service eligible list OR
One year of permanent competitive service in this title or eligible for transfer via Section 70.1 of Civil Service law
Provisional Quals:
One year of permanent competitive service as an Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding), Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding Spanish Language), Office Assistant 2 (Keyboarding), Office Assistant 2 (Keyboarding Spanish Language), Law Department Document Specialist Trainee 1, Law Department Document Specialist Trainee 2, or Law Department Document Specialist.

Duties Description Review incoming correspondence and draft responses where appropriate.

Review outgoing correspondence for grammar, spelling, etc.

Research background information.

Transmit instructions to staff and conduct follow-up.

Handle telephone calls and visitors and respond to questions.

Coordinate and arrange meetings.

Establish office procedures.

Set up and maintain office filing systems (including electronic).

Resolve day-to-day operational problems.

Coordinate information flow by acting as liaison among key executives, staff, other employees, and the public.

May supervise clerical staff.

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

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

Contact Information

Name New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Telephone 518-473-7936

Fax 518-474-0017

Email Address


Street Bureau of Personnel, EOA #18-43 MED

52 Washington Street, 231 North

City Rensselaer

State NY

Zip Code 12144


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter giving the Title, Location, and EOA Number of the position being applied for. Please provide your email address and your work, home and cell phone numbers. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.