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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/16/22

Applications Due06/17/22

Vacancy ID104998

AgencyNYS Gaming Commission

TitleLottery Drawing Assistant (Part-Time)

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $24.31 to $24.31 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Part-time Percent 50%

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 20


From 12:30 PM

To 11 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Schenectady

Street Address One Broadway Center

City Schenectady


Zip Code12305

Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent required, AND:

• On-camera television/video or stage experience.


• Lottery drawings experience.

A valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State will be required for appointment and continued employment.

Duties Description Under the general direction of the Manager of Lottery Drawings, the Lottery Drawing Assistant conducts Lottery Drawings and must follow detailed procedures as set forth in policies, procedures, and guidelines. Additional duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Perform various tasks associated with the production of the live drawings.
• Perform various administrative support duties.
• Operation of various pieces of equipment and electronics related to Lottery Drawings.
• Advise media and/or Gaming Commission auditors of winning numbers.
• Complete daily log and other related paperwork as necessary.
• Bring sets of drawing balls to New York State Bureau of Weights and Measures to be evaluated and officially weighed.
• Required to work a flexible schedule, as winning numbers are drawn 365 days a year, including evenings, weekends, holidays, and split shifts.
• Conduct live televised drawings by announcing the winning Lottery numbers on television.
• Attend various Lottery promotional and press events statewide and represent the New York State Lottery, as needed.
• Conduct program management duties.
• Participate in social media events and activities, as needed.

Additional Comments The work schedule is varied and will be comprised of 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM, and will include split-shifts, holidays, and weekends.

Incumbents of these positions are designated as essential
employees for agency operations and must report to work as
normally scheduled. Essential employees are not covered by
directed early departures or state office closures due to inclement
weather, holidays, pandemics, etc.

Upon review of resumes, a select number of applicants will be called in for a special audition to be held at Lottery’s Drawing Studio in Schenectady.

The New York State Gaming Commission is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to excellence and diversity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

All State employees in Executive controlled agencies, who are not subject to a mandatory vaccination requirement shall be tested for COVID-19 weekly unless they are fully vaccinated.


Commission employees and family members residing in their households are prohibited from purchasing Lottery tickets or claiming Lottery prizes. Commission employees are prohibited from wagering upon any horse racing, commercial gaming, video lottery gaming, Indian gaming, charitable gaming activities, interactive fantasy sports, and mobile sports wagering within the State. To avoid any appearance of impropriety of conflict of interest, Commission employees will be prohibited from all aspects of promoting, operating, and playing in any charitable gaming, which includes bingo and games of chance such as raffles, whether the organization conducting the game is required to be licensed by the Commission. The prohibition placed upon each Commission employee from assisting with any charitable gaming does not apply to the employee's family unless the employee thinks it presents a conflict of interest related to his or her job duties. Commission employees must also avoid any outside activities that could interfere or be perceived to interfere with their job duties.

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

Name Human Resources


Fax 518-388-3368

Email Address


Street One Broadway Center

City Schenectady

State NY

Zip Code 12305


Notes on ApplyingEmail submissions are preferred. Please specify Lottery Drawing Assistant in the subject line of your email or fax submission. Submit a cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format. We are unable to open documents from Google Docs, Google Drive, OneDrive and/or "the Cloud".

Clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

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