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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/26/22

Applications Due08/12/22

Vacancy ID109343

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleOffice Assistant 2, Central Office;

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade09

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $37507 to $46103 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address NYS Office of Mental Health

75 New Scotland Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12208

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be employed by New York State to be eligible to apply for this position.

Candidates must have permanent status as an Office Assistant 2, Grade 9, and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law by having at least one year of permanent service in a qualifying title within two salary grades of the Grade 9 level.

Effective December 10, 2021, all employees whose job functions require them to visit hospitals and/or other health care settings and interact directly with patients and patient care staff must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill an Office Assistant 2, Grade 9, position in the Division of Forensic Services, Bureau of Sex Offender Evaluation and Community Treatment, Risk Assessment and Record Review (RARR) Unit. As a result of MHL Article 10, the Bureau is responsible for coordinating and conducting the multi-disciplinary risk assessment and clinical review of individuals who have been convicted of a qualifying sex offense and who are approaching the end of their criminal sentence to assist in determining whether civil management is appropriate. The Bureau also oversees and monitors the implementation of programs to manage treatment of individuals who are released to Strict and Intensive Supervision and Treatment (SIST) in the community, as a result of the Article 10 process. The incumbent of this position will provide clerical support to the Bureau Director, RARR Director, and other professional staff within the Bureau. Specific duties to be performed may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Request records from other state agencies, courts and local municipalities to be used by clinical staff during the Article 10 review process.

Organize and scan records as they are received, follow up on missing records, and coordinate record reviews with the clinical staff to begin the Article 10 process.

Complete all ad hoc record requests submitted by Bureau clinical staff such as, but not limited to, disciplinary tickets, criminal justice records from other states, military records, and family court documents.

Ensure that all records are received, processed, and scanned into the Bureau’s electronic record system (SOMS).

Create, organize and maintain Bureau files.

Photocopy, scan documents and mail records.

Generate reports for Bureau management.

Process and dispose of confidential information consistent with use and dissemination agreements.

Provide phone coverage, as needed.

Additional Comments The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. OMH is deeply committed to supporting underserved individuals, organizations and communities. To this end, OMH is focused on implementing activities and initiatives to reduce disparities in access, quality, and treatment outcomes for underserved populations. A critical component of these efforts is ensuring OMH is a diverse and inclusive workplace where the unique attributes and skills of all employees are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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

Name Deborah Pariseau


Fax (518) 486-3897



Street NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #109343 in the subject line of your email when applying.

You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee

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