9005 Old River Road, PO Box 216
Minimum Qualifications Must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as follows:
Either A. as a Data Entry Machine Operator, Data Entry Machine Operator (Spanish Language), Keyboard Specialist 1, Keyboard Specialist 1 (Chinese Language), Keyboard Specialist 1 (Spanish Language), Law Department Document Specialist Trainee 1 or Trainee 2, Office Assistant 1-Keyboarding, Office Assistant 1-Keyboarding (Chinese Language) or Office Assistant 1-Keyboarding (Spanish Language).
Or B. in an office assistant or clerical title allocated to Grade 5 or higher. (See important note)
A comprehensive list of qualifying titles is available at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/examannouncements/announcements/37898titles.cfm.
Qualifying Experience for appointment from the eligible list: After one year of the service described in the Minimum Qualifications, successful candidates will be qualified for appointment from the eligible list.
IMPORTANT: For option B above, candidates who pass the written test, prior to being considered for appointment, may be required to pass a keyboarding test that demonstrates your ability to enter text using an alpha numeric computer keyboard, at a rate of at least 30 words per minute with at least 96% accuracy.
Duties Description Office Assistant 2 may perform any of the duties of Office Assistants 1, and typically supervise two or more lower-level staff. Office Assistant 2 positions classified based on supervision perform oversight activities to ensure that subordinate staff has appropriate resources, is properly trained, and performs high quality work that meets all applicable standards
Incumbents in these positions spend most of their work time performing keyboarding, data entry, chart compilation or arrangement, or various tasks involving typing into computerized systems.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.