52 Washington Street
Minimum Qualifications One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in this title or in a title eligible for 70.1 or 52.6 transfer.
This position may be designated 55 b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility.
Duties Description Oversees all aspects of the Division of Child Care Services budgeting function and the local assistance programs associated with the Youth Development and Partnerships for Success budgeting function.
Prepare and supervise the preparation of agency budget estimates, program justifications and workload forecasts, narrative and tabular summaries of agency expenditures. Monitor agency expenditures.
Supervise Senior Budgeting Analysts. Assign tasks to subordinate staff. Review staff work products for accuracy, completeness and soundness of recommendations. Discuss performance with staff and make recommendations for improvement. Train new employees.
Prepare programs budgets. Prepare written instructions. Analyze budgets and maximize the use of available resources to achieve agency goals. Prepare fiscals in response to proposed initiatives. Mediate budget problems through sound communication with peers (within the agency and with control agencies), management and staff.
Evaluate programs and costs in terms of efficiency and effectiveness.
Forecast future workload and cash expenditures.
Evaluate the necessary resources to implement new programs and services.
Additional duties shall include, but might not be limited the following: preparing any/all applicable and related transactions in the Statewide Financial System and associated human resources systems. In addition, responsibilities will also include a variety of tasks and assignments related to the preparation and execution of the annual budget.
Additional Comments Strong Excel and analytical, written and verbal skills preferred.
New employees to OCFS may be eligible to telecommute at the discretion of the supervisor and subject to final approval of the deputy commissioner.
Free parking is available at the Rensselaer location.
Background Investigation Requirements:
1) All prospective employees will be 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.
2) All prospective employees will be screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees.
3) For Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth (DJJOY) prospective appointees will be 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.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. OCFS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. OCFS is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity. It is the policy of OCFS to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying or for which they are employed. OCFS does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
52 Washington Street, 231 North
Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should e-mail their resume and letter of interest to email@example.com You MUST include the Vacancy number of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. 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.