David Axelrod Institute, 120 New Scotland Avenue
Minimum Qualifications Permanent Transfer: Current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service as an Office Assistant 2 Stores/Mail G-9, OR a NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent- permanent, competitive service in a position allocated to a salary Grade 7 or above and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.
Provisional: Current NYS Department of Health employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service or 55-b/55-c service as an office assistant, clerical, or keyboarding title allocated to Grade 6 or higher. Qualifying titles are available at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/examannouncements/announcements/38687titles.cfm.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with mail, receiving and shipping operations, customer service and use of material handling equipment. Proficient computer skills including spreadsheet and word processing software. The ability to work in a fast-paced environment in a professional manner, manage multiple activities and meet deadlines. Knowledge of DOH policies and supervisory experience.
Duties Description This position is located within the New York State Department of Health Wadsworth Center Mail, Receiving and Asset Management Unit. Duties will include but are not limited to: Mail delivery and pickup, incoming USPS Mail, UPS and FedEx processing, accepting and processing deliveries (unloading trucks with and without heavy equipment), and processing outgoing letters, packages, crates and pallets using USPS, UPS and FedEx. Performing asset management duties including equipment receiving, tagging, delivery and pick-up. Fielding inquiries regarding all aspects of the units directives. Supervising and training lower-level staff.
Additional Comments Permanent, full-time appointment. This position requires the ability to routinely lift and/or carry heavy items and requires the ability to routinely reach, bend, stand and walk for long periods of time.
We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
• Shift & Geographic pay differentials
• Affordable Health Care options
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• NYS Deferred Compensation plan
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
• And many more...
For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.
The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit: https://health.ny.gov/commissioner/index.htm
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Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with Reference MPP/OA2SM/11018 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, MPP/OA2SM/11018, 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. Resumes will be accepted until December 12, 2023.