Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 08/24/21
Applications Due: 09/20/21
Vacancy ID: 90402

Position Information

AgencyFinancial Services, Department of

TitleFinancial Services Examiner 1

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 50%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Albany

Street Address One Commerce Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12257

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Appointment method:

Transfer (70.1): Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive service in a title eligible for transfer via § 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. Information regarding transfer eligibility can be found on the Civil Service Career Mobility Office website at

Duties Description The Department of Financial Services (DFS) supervises and regulates insurance, banking and other financial industries. Our mission is to reform the regulation of financial services in New York to keep pace with the rapid and dynamic evolution of these industries, to guard against financial crises and to protect consumers and markets from fraud.

DFS seeks candidates to fill the position of Financial Services Examiner 1 to help the Department keep pace with the rapid and ever-evolving financial services industry, including money laundering, terrorist financing, cyber security, affordable health care, mortgage and insurance fraud, and consumer protection, among others. Duties of this position will include, but not be limited to, the following:

• Monitors various types of financial services activities according to the statutory responsibilities of the agency;
• Reviews and analyzes different types of documents, transactions, operations and data for compliance with Financial Services laws, rules, and regulations;
• Assists parties such as consumers and financial services institutions in resolving problems by interpreting program guidelines and regulations;
• Prepares narrative reports and draft correspondence concerning the agency’s regulatory and examination programs and standards for financial services entities; personally handle routine regulatory activities; and
• Other appropriate and occupationally related duties as assigned.

*Extensive travel may be required, including overnight travel. Appointees must possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate their ability to meet the transportation needs of the job in carrying out their responsibilities in any location to which travel is required, including locations not accessible by public transportation. Field work and travel expenses will be reimbursed on a fixed schedule as determined by the Office of the State Comptroller.

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

Contact Information

Name Sandra Mell


Fax (518) 402-5071

Email Address


Street One Commerce Plaza, Suite 301

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12257


Notes on ApplyingTo Apply: Interested qualified candidates must submit a resume and letter of interest no later than September 20, 2021 to the email address listed below. Please include the Box # (Box FSE 1-Albany) in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application. Email submissions are preferred.

Sandra Mell
Box FSE 1-Albany
New York State Department of Financial Services
Office of Human Resources Management
One Commerce Plaza, Suite 301
Albany, NY 12257
Fax: (518) 402-5071
All candidates that apply may not be scheduled for an interview
Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Department of Financial Services is required to provide reasonable accommodation for known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability if an accommodation would enable the applicant to perform the essential functions of the job. If the accommodation would constitute an undue hardship on the operations of the agency, the agency is not required to provide it.