Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 09/13/21
Applications Due: 09/27/21
Vacancy ID: 91164

Position Information

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleDevelopmental Assistant 2

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade13

Bargaining UnitISU - Institutional Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $46983 to $57231 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Sunday through Thursday<br />Pass Days are Friday and Saturday

Hours Per Week 40


From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County New York

Street Address 119th Street IRA

441 E. 119th St

City New York


Zip Code10035

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must currently encumber a Developmental Assistant 2 position at OPWDD, OR

have permanent or contingent/permanent status as a Developmental Assistant 1 with one year of experience and eligible for promotion to Developmental Assistant 2, OR

be reachable for appointment from the Civil Service List.

OPERATIONAL NEEDS: Possession of a valid driver’s license and current certification in SCIP, CPR, First Aid, and AMAP are PREFERRED.

Duties Description The incumbent will perform a wide variety of functions and tasks in a community-based residence and have direct contact with developmentally disabled individuals, staff, and others who may interface with the individuals. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following: manage day to day operations of the residence; oversee staffing; manage petty cash and in-house individual funds; manage incident reporting and respond to crisis situations and medical emergencies by taking appropriate action; complete required monthly and quarterly reports; counsel subordinates regarding performance of job duties and evaluates their performance; order food and supplies for a group home; and may also assist with budgeting and staff training.

Additional Comments Please note:

• If you are employed by state government, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information on PSLF, please visit

• Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that he or she needs a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office (518) 473-9689 or Email at to obtain information and RA forms.

• Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.

• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.

• In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.

• OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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

Contact Information

Name Metro NY DDSO


Fax 646-766-3491

Email Address


Street 2400 Halsey Street

Human Resources Office

City Bronx

State NY

Zip Code 10461


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a cover letter and resume by September 27, 2021 and reference EOA #2021-101 in all correspondence.