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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/17/22

Applications Due05/27/22

Vacancy ID105093

AgencyTemporary and Disability Assistance, Office of

TitleManagement Specialist 1 or Trainee 1 or Trainee 2

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

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 25%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Audit & Quality Improvement

40 North Pearl Street

City Albany


Zip Code12243

Minimum Qualifications Management 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;


Management Specialist Trainee 1 (SG-NS):

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


Management Specialist Trainee 2 (SG-NS):

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


Reachable on the appropriate eligible list in Albany.

Duties Description This Audit & Quality Improvement (A&QI) position will be within the Program Integrity data analytics unit. This position will be responsible for the organization and review of fraud allegations submitted to our office in relation to the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) and Landlord Rental Assistance Program (LRAP), and for the analysis and reporting of SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot (OPP) data. The variety of duties for the position will include, but are not limited to:
• Performing preliminary investigations into ERAP and LRAP fraud submissions and thoroughly documenting any findings;
• Making phone outreaches to complainants for clarification or additional details regarding their ERAP or LRAP fraud submission;
• Assisting in the drafting of administrative and fraud referrals for ERAP/LRAP to vendor, local district, or outside agency contacts, as necessary;
• Reviewing ERAP/LRAP fraud referrals from the vendor to verify their findings and determine if escalation is necessary;
• Preparing the monthly OPP Trend Report, which involves processing of SNAP OPP data and the development of relevant tables, charts and written analysis;
• Utilizing Structured Query Language (SQL) to retrieve relevant data to assist in the above tasks;
• Processing and distributing monthly Felon Match data; and
• Assisting in additional data analysis projects for Program Integrity, or A&QI as a whole.

Additional Comments A full-time, 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 travel at less than 25%.

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

Interested candidates should send an email to and reference posting #22-150. 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 NYS Office of Temporary and Disabiity Assistance/Human Resources

Telephone 518-402-3991

Fax 518-474-9374

Email Address


Street 40 North Pearl Street, 12 B

P.O. Box 1915

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12243


Notes on ApplyingTo 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 reasonable accommodation designee at (518) 474-7284.

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