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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/22/23

Applications Due10/06/23

Vacancy ID139995

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAdministrative Assistant 1 - 6003

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade11

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $38073 to $55093 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Franklin

Street Address Center for Environmental Health - Saranac Lake District Office

41 St. Bernard Street

City Saranac Lake


Zip Code12983

Minimum Qualifications Permanent transfer: Current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent permanent, or 55-b/c service as an Administrative Assistant 1; OR current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent permanent, or 55-b/c service in a position allocated to a Grade 6 and above and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law to Administrative Assistant Trainee 1.*

Duties Description This position will provide critical administrative support to the Saranac Lake District Office. The primary responsibility of the position will be assisting engineers in the water program, in addition to performing office-wide administrative support functions. Responsibilities include answering the telephone, responding to questions concerning policy and procedures, and referring calls to appropriate staff members for technical information. The position will also enter water quality data and compliance reports into the Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS), and organize the flow of paper in the office, triage mail, file documents, and process permits and enforcement action fees.

Additional Comments "Full-time, permanent appointment. Appointment may be made at a trainee level. A two-year traineeship leading to Administrative Assistant 1, Grade 11, is in effect. If placed at a trainee level, trainees will be required to take four mandatory courses the first year of the traineeship and four elective courses in each the second year of the traineeship in four competency areas through the CSEA Partnership, or equivalent offerings through another entity as determined by the agency. All trainees are required to successfully complete all courses before advancing to the Administrative Assistant 1, Grade 11.

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Name Human Resources Management Group, RMV/AA1/6003/CEH

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street RM 2217, Corning Tower Building, ESP

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on Applying Please submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference RMV/AA1/6003/CEH included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, RMV/AA1/6003/CEH, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position.

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