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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/27/23

Applications Due12/09/23

Vacancy ID144872

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleStandards Compliance Analyst 1 (Developmental Disabilities)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 95%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Compressed Workweek

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 6 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Schenectady

Street Address 500 Balltown Rd

City Schenectady


Zip Code12304

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable for appointment on the Current Civil Service Eligible List or the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) Eligible List for this title.


Transfer: Candidates must have permanent competitive status in the posted title and be eligible for transfer; OR be eligible to transfer via Section (i.e. 70.1, 70.4) of Civil Service Law. The transfer cannot be a second consecutive transfer resulting in an advancement of more than two salary grades.

The position may be filled at the Standards Compliance Analyst Trainee 1 level equated to SG-13 (starting salary: $47,925), Standards Compliance Analyst Trainee 2 level equated to SG-14 (starting salary: $50,678) or full performance Standards Compliance Analyst 1 SG-18 (starting salary: $63,108), based on education and experience. Candidates hired at the trainee level will be advanced to the full performance Standards Compliance Analyst 1 SG-18 following the successful completion of the traineeship.

Duties Description The incumbents of these positions would be responsible for visiting and reviewing all day and residential programs certified by OPWDD, including all services provided under the Home and Community Bases Services Waiver and contracts; interpreting regulations to providers; participating at exit conferences; and reviewing providers' plans of corrective action.

The Standard Compliance Analyst 1 Developmental Disabilities (SCA 1 DD) work under the Supervision of the SCA 2 DD and receive direction as to what their assignments and responsibilities are, including monthly work schedules developed by the SCA 2 DD.

The positions require extensive field work and travel. The incumbents must be on site during early mornings and evenings to observe activities at the programs. Some weekend visits are required, as is mandatory training in Albany and other locations. Surveyors are expected to learn and participate in all aspects of survey and certification activities for all program and service types. Extensive report writing is required. All visits and reports must be completed within time frames required by the Centers for Medicare Services and the Departments of Health and the Division of Quality Improvement's policies and procedures.

**Telecommuting will be discussed at interview**


Additional Comments • The Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) and it's Division of Quality Improvement is committed to creating and sustaining a culture of inclusion. We believe that we are most effective in managing and improving our service system with a
diverse team of employees. With such a large workforce, we rely on the collective individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression, ideas and talent that our employees bring to their work. This speaks to our culture, and is a key part of our successes. As we continuously recruit people for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that applicants bring in terms of their education, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.
• OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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

Name Sarah Keeler

Telephone 518-473-4785

Fax 518-474-9902

Email Address


Street 44 Holland Ave

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a cover letter and resume as an attached PDF or Word document by 12/9/23. Please reference the EOA #2023-506 in all correspondence.

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