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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/21/23

Applications Due12/30/23

Vacancy ID144600

AgencyCriminal Justice Services, Division of

TitleCriminal Justice Program Specialist 1/Trainee

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $47925 to $80248 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 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 80 South Swan Street

Alfred E. Smith Building

City Albany


Zip Code12210

Minimum Qualifications Permanent service in this title or one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-11 or higher and otherwise eligible for transfer under Civil Service Law.

To qualify for transfer under Section 70.4 of Civil Service Law, candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title allocated to SG-11 or higher; a bachelor’s degree or higher in correctional studies, criminal justice, criminal science, criminology, forensic mental health, forensics, justice studies, law and society, law enforcement, legal studies, psychology, public justice, sociology, or a related field; AND a passing score on a current or previous PCO or PATT exam.

Candidates eligible for 55b/c appointment with a bachelor’s degree or higher in one of the fields listed above are encouraged to apply.

Duties Description The Criminal Justice Program Specialist/Trainee 1 will be assigned to the Office of Criminal Justice Records (OCJR) in the Agency Maintenance Unit. Job duties include, but are not limited to:

• Performs tasks associated with the maintenance and execution of Use & Dissemination (U&D) agreements;

• Responds to telephone inquiries and e-mail requests relating to the policy and procedures of the U&D agreements;

• Responds to daily IT Service Management Incident tickets for U&D related questions and access;

• Maintain the agency maintenance file/database;

• Coordinates OCJR’s Monthly Statistical Report (MSR) Submissions;

• Coordinates the monthly audit for OCJR Originating Agency Identifier (ORI) to comply with Terminal Access Coordinator (TAC) responsibilities, and monitor proper use of Criminal History Record Information (CHRI);

• Manage the OCJR Suitability ORI which is used for fingerprint background checks for all new agency TAC’s and any new TACs for agencies who no longer have anyone with CHRI access; and,

• Review and approve applications for DMV Photo Access.

Additional Comments Employee telecommuting program is available.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. DCJS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Unit at or (518) 485-1704.

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

Name Justine Fritts

Telephone (518) 485-7696

Fax 518-457-4000

Email Address


Street 80 South Swan Street

Alfred E. Smith Building

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12210


Notes on ApplyingPlease send a cover letter and resume to the email address above. Please reference posting #144600 on your cover letter.

DCJS was named to the Times Union’s list of 2017 through 2023 Top Workplaces as voted on by our employees.

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