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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/16/22

Applications Due05/31/22

Vacancy ID104918

AgencyOffice of Cannabis Management

TitleLicensing Examiner 1, #30102/30105

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $44354 to $54140 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address W.A. Harriman State Campus, Building 9

City Albany


Zip Code12227

Minimum Qualifications Current New York State employees who have one year or more permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service as a Licensing Examiner 1 and are eligible for lateral transfer; OR current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service in a position allocated to a Grade 10 or above and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Duties Description Within the Operations' Licensing Unit, the incumbents of these positions will be working closely with the Surveillance and Regulatory Compliance units and will be responsible for reviewing and processing license and permit applications and renewals following the implementation of the Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) laws, rules, and regulations.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

• Respond to written and verbal inquiries and complaints from applicants, licensed entities, and various stakeholders.
• Answer questions from applicants on the requirements of various licensure programs; assist applicants in completing applications.
• Review of license applications and ensure applications are complete; follow up with applicants to correct deficiencies.
• Review applicant’s criminal justice history (including coordinating submission of fingerprints with Division of Criminal Justice Services).
• Research database for other cannabis businesses located near applicants.
• Review application locations to ensure they are in compliance with local laws.
• Make corrections to resolve problems in processing applications.
• Provide preliminary application recommendations to supervisory staff.
• Work closely with other program units when needed.
• Complete other special projects; as assigned.

Additional Comments Telecommuting opportunities to be discussed at interview. All Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) employees are required to be tested weekly for COVID-19 unless they are fully vaccinated. Employees who are vaccinated must provide proof of vaccine status through a secure online portal.

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

Name Human Resources/CW

Telephone 518-473-5282

Fax 518-486-1631

Email Address


Street NYS Office of General Services, HRM

31st Floor Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit cover letter along with a clear and concise resume detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position as listed in Specifics and indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number for which you are applying.

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