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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/16/22

Applications Due05/26/22

Vacancy ID104977

AgencyTemporary and Disability Assistance, Office of

TitleTemporary Assistance Specialist 1/Trainee 1 or 2

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $61270 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Employment and Income Support Programs

40 North Pearl Street

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12243

Minimum Qualifications Temporary Assistance Specialist 1 (SG-18):

Eligible for a lateral transfer or eligible for a 70.1 transfer by having one year of permanent competitive service in an appropriate title;

OR

Temporary Assistance Specialist Trainee 1 (NS=SG-13):

Eligible for a lateral transfer or eligible for a 70.1 transfer by having one year of permanent competitive service in an appropriate title;

OR

Temporary Assistance Specialist Trainee 2 (NS=SG-14):

Eligible for a lateral transfer or eligible for a 70.1 transfer by having one year of permanent competitive service in an appropriate title;

OR

Reachable on the appropriate eligible list in Albany.

Duties Description This Temporary Assistance Specialist 1 (G18) position is located in the Contract Management and Quality Assurance Bureau (CMQA) within the Employment and Income Support Programs Area (EISP) of the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA).
Under the direction of a Temporary Assistance Specialist 2, the incumbent will assume a primary role in the following:
• Assist in the development and management of EISP/CMQA contracts and programs, including developing program plans, funding appropriations, and Requests for Proposals (RFPs);
• Negotiate contracts to ensure services are rendered in a cost-effective and high-quality manner to low-income New Yorkers throughout the state;
• Execute contracts including taking steps to receive approval from Legal, Budget and Contract staff;
• On-site monitoring of social services districts and/or OTDA contractors to ensure services are being delivered consistent with State and federal requirements; and
• Supporting central office in a number of special projects required to fulfill the agency’s goals.

Additional Comments A full-time permanent or contingent-permanent appointment will be made. If certified by Civil Service, mandatory reemployment list candidates must be considered first for appointment to this title. This position requires up to 30% travel.

Salary for Trainee 1 starts at $46,529
Salary for Trainee 2 starts at $49,202

Interested candidates should send an email to jobpostings@otda.ny.gov and reference posting #22-147. DO NOT REFERENCE THE VACANCY ID NUMBER.

This position meets the criteria for appointment under 55-b and 55-c of Civil Service Law.

Veterans may be entitled to additional compensation if this position is filled via a traineeship. Applicants should identify themselves as a Veteran if this applies to you.

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

Name Recruitment Unit

Telephone (518) 402-3991

Fax (518) 474-9374

Email Address jobpostings@otda.ny.gov

Address

Street 40 North Pearl Street, 12B

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12243

 

Notes on ApplyingIf you wish to apply, please send a cover letter and resume. Include a current, Civil Service title and grade level and clearly state how you meet the minimum qualifications.

You may be required to provide acceptable proof of education, experience, credential and/or license to demonstrate that you meet the minimum qualifications for appointment to this position.

Applicants will be required to prove their eligibility for employment based upon acceptance of a position in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

If you are a retiree currently receiving benefits, indicate this and the name of the retirement system in your response.

In accordance with state law, Governor’s Executive Order No. 6 and Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance does not discriminate against disabled individuals. If you are disabled and require reasonable accommodation at the time of the interview, please contact OTDA's designee for reasonable accommodation at (518) 474-7284.

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