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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/21/22

Applications Due05/27/22

Vacancy ID103538

AgencyAttorney General, Office of the

TitleAdministrative Assistant 1 or Administrative Assistant Trainee 1

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade11

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $41943 to $51410 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County New York

Street Address SUNY Downstate Medical Center

City Brooklyn


Zip Code11217

Minimum Qualifications Reachable on the Department of Civil Service Eligible list for Administrative Assistant 1 (formerly Secretary 1), OR permanent or contingent permanent status as an Administrative Assistant 1 OR eligible to transfer into traineeship.

Candidates must demonstrate adequate keyboarding skills by prior service in a keyboarding title OR successful completion of a Keyboard performance test.

*Successful completion of a two-year traineeship leads to appointment as an Administrative Assistant 1, SG-11.

Duties Description The position is in the Civil Recoveries Bureau - SUNY Downstate Medical Center

• Answer telephones, take messages, route calls to appropriate staff members, and greet visitors.
• Answer routine debtor and client questions.
• Make routine calls to debtors, representatives, law firms, process servers, City Marshal and Sheriff, and insurance companies.
• Assist with skip tracing process to locate debtors.
• Arrange for translators and out of area process servers as needed.
• Receive incoming mail, distribute correspondence in accordance with staff assignments, and maintain database with respect to incoming correspondence which may be time sensitive or confidential.
• Review outgoing correspondence for proper grammar and clarity, check for accompanying enclosures, and compose routine correspondence.
• Assist with the preparation of reports requested by our client and agency.
• Review invoices submitted by vendors for attorney approval.
• Order office supplies and equipment.
• Schedule meetings and appointments.
• Gather information/documentation for input into the Credit Collections Accounting System.
• Use WordPerfect, type legal documents using templates or from written or oral instructions.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The OAG is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.

Per Office of the Attorney General policy, confirmation of vaccination status is a condition of employment for this position. If you are not fully vaccinated, you will be required to provide negative COVID-19 test results once weekly. The agency will consider religious and reasonable accommodations.

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

Name Human Resources Management Bureau

Telephone (518) 776-2500


Email Address


Street Office of the Attorney General, Human Resources Managment Bureau

The Capitol

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12224


Notes on ApplyingPreferred method of applying is via e-mail to You must include vacancy ID 103538 in the subject line. Please be sure your submitted cover letter and resume indicate your current Civil Service title.

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