Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 09/29/21
Applications Due: 10/18/21
Vacancy ID: 92051

Position Information

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleOffice Assistant 2 (Keyboarding), St Lawrence Psychiatric Center, P21874

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade09

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $37507 to $46103 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County St Lawrence

Street Address St Lawrence Psychiatric Center

1 Chinmey Point Drive

City Ogdensburg


Zip Code13669

Job Specifics

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


Transfer Opportunity: Candidates must have one year of permanent service as an Office Assistant 2 Keyboarding and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. In order to be eligible for 70.1 transfer, candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service in a qualifying title within two salary grades of the Grade 9 level.


In accordance with Section 52.7 of the Civil Service Law, this notice advises all employees of the Office of Mental Health of our intention to conduct a non-competitive promotion examination for the position of Office Assistant 2 (Keyboarding) at St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center. A permanent appointment may be made by non-competitive promotion of an applicant who meets the position’s minimum qualifications if all requirements of non-competitive promotion are met.

The promotion field for the Office Assistant 2 (Keyboarding) position consists of candidates that have one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a:
Agency Services Representative
Agency Services Representative (Chinese Language)
Agency Services Representative (Spanish Language)
Assistant Workers Compensation Examiner
Assistant Workers Compensation Examiner (Spanish Language)
Business Document Specialist 1
Business Document Specialist Trainee
Calculations Clerk 1
Calculations Clerk 1 (Spanish Language)
Calculations Clerk 2
Calculations Clerk 2 (Chinese Language)
Clerk 1
Clerk 1 (Spanish Language)
Clerk 2
Clerk 2 (Spanish Language)
Commissary Clerk 2
Commissary Clerk 3
Data Entry Machine Operator
Data Entry Machine Operator (Spanish Language)
Data Processing Clerk 2
Employee Insurance Reviewing Clerk 1
Employee Insurance Reviewing Clerk Trainee
Environmental Education Assistant
Hospital Patient Services Clerk 1
Hospital Patient Services Clerk 2
Identification Examiner 1
Institution Retail Store Assistant Manager
Keyboard Specialist 1
Keyboard Specialist 1 (Chinese Language)
Keyboard Specialist 1 (Spanish Language)
Keyboard Specialist 2
Keyboard Specialist 2 (Spanish Language)
Law Department Document Specialist
Law Department Document Specialist Trainee 1
Law Department Document Specialist Trainee 2
Library Clerk 2
Licensing Services Clerk
Licensing Services Clerk Trainee
Mail & Supply Clerk
Medicaid Eligibility Examiner 1
Medicaid Eligibility Examiner 1 (Spanish Language)
Medicaid Eligibility Examiner Trainee
Medical Assistant
Medical Test Assistant
Medical Test Assistant Trainee
Motor Vehicle Representative
Motor Vehicle Representative (Spanish Language)
Nursing Station Clerk 1
Nursing Station Clerk Trainee
Office Assistant 1
Office Assistant 1 (Spanish Language)
Office Assistant 1 Keyboarding
Office Assistant 1 Keyboarding (Chinese Language)
Office Assistant 1 Keyboarding (Spanish Language)
Office Assistant 1 Stores/Mail
Office Assistant 2
Office Assistant 2 (Spanish Language)
Office Assistant 2 Calculations
Office Assistant 2 Calculations (Chinese Language)
Office Assistant 2 Customer Service
Office Assistant 2 Customer Service (Chinese Language)
Office Assistant 2 Customer Service (Spanish Language)
Office Assistant 2 Keyboarding
Office Assistant 2 Keyboarding (Spanish Language)
Office Assistant 2 Stores/Mail
Office Machine Operator
Pathology Office Assistant 1
Payroll Assistant
Payroll Assistant Trainee
Pharmacy Aide
Recycling Assistant
Senior Data Entry Machine Operator
Senior Employment Security Clerk
Senior Employment Security Clerk (Chinese Language)
Senior Employment Security Clerk (Creole Language)
Senior Employment Security Clerk (Polish Language)
Senior Employment Security Clerk (Russian Language)
Senior Employment Security Clerk (Spanish Language)
Senior Mail & Supply Clerk
Senior Med Records Clerk
Senior Office Machine Operator
Senior Stenographer
Senior Underwriting Clerk
Stores Clerk 1
Stores Clerk 2
Stores Clerk 2 Motor Equipment
Toll Collector
Training Aide
Treatment Unit Clerk
Treatment Unit Clerk Manual Communications
Treatment Unit Clerk Trainee, or in an office assistant or clerical title allocated to Grade 5 or higher.

Please Note:
Prior to being considered for appointment, you 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 if you have not previously served in a keyboarding title.

Duties Description As an Office Assistant 2 (Keyboarding), you either would supervise two or more Office Assistants 1 or other lower-level staff; or directly perform the more difficult or complicated clerical processing and office support work for which substantive knowledge of the program area is required; or do both. You would spend most of your work time performing keyboarding, data entry, chart compilation or arrangement, or tasks involving typing into computerized systems.

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


Fax 315-541-2034

Email Address


Street St Lawrence Psychiatric Center

1 Chimney Point Drive

City Ogdensbug

State NY

Zip Code 13669


Notes on ApplyingPlease indicate the Title, Vacancy ID # and Location of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email or fax. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it along with your other application materials via fax, mail or the Human Resources email address noted above.

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. The Office of Mental Health embraces diversity and promotes a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, and respected. The New York State Office of Mental Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.