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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/28/23

Applications Due12/11/23

Vacancy ID144944

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleBusiness Officer 2

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade23

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $81792 to $102189 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation ***Shift to be discussed at interview*** Pass days: Sat/Sun

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Schenectady

Street Address 500 Balltown Road

Business Office

City Schenectady


Zip Code12304

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• In title Business Officer 2, Grade 23


• Eligible for 70.1 transfer by way of current permanent status in a title deemed comparable to Business Officer 2, Grade 23 by the Department of Civil Service.

• Eligible for Non-Competitive Promotion (NCP) candidates must be in the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities promotion field and have one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent or 55b/c service as a Business Officer 1. If three or fewer qualified Developmental Disabilities Capital District DDSO respond to this posting, Civil Service may approve the permanent appointment of one of the qualified Business Officer 1s without further examination.

Note: Non-competitive refers to not competing in an examination; the appointment will be competitive.


Eligible for provisional appointment, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Office
of Mental Health, Office for People With Developmental Disabilities, or the Office of Addiction Services and Support and have had one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as:

• Either A: Business Officer 1, Business Office Trainee 1, or Business Officer Trainee 2;

• Or, if few than three candidates respond in Section A-B: one year service as an Administrative Specialist 1, Assistant Office Services Manager, Contract Management Specialist 1, Head Account Clerk, Health Facilities management Assistant, Human Resources Specialist 1, Nutrition Services Administrator 1, Purchasing Agent, Senior Accountant, Senior Auditor, Senior Budgeting Analyst, Senior Health Care Fiscal Analyst, Resource and Reimbursement Agent 1, or Resource and Reimbursement Agent 2.

Only the title(s) listed are qualifying for a provisional appointment.

If a provisional appointment is made, the appointed candidate will be required to compete in the next holding of the Business Officer 2 exam and be reachable for appointment from the newly established eligible list.

Duties Description *Shift to be discussed at interview.


• Provide guidance and oversight to staff responsible for daily operations within any unit of Capital District Business Office including Accounts Payable, Credit Card Reconciliation, Mailroom/Storeroom, Fleet Management and/or Account Receivable.

• Develop and maintain an effective working relationship with program and administrative organizations,

• Telecommuting and/or compressed work week available at the completion of training and/or probation.



Additional Comments ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:

• Family and household member relationships: OPWDD policy may impact eligibility for this position. Employees are responsible for recognizing the relationship and not posting for positions where it would be a concern. Before you apply read Section 120.27 of the Region 3 Policy Manual. Please e-mail if you have you need help determining if this policy applies to you.

• CAPA: Must be cleared by the NYS Central Register for Child Abuse and Maltreatment if position requires working with minors and not previously cleared.

• If you are employed by state government, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information on PSLF, please visit

• Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that they need a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Reasonable Accommodation Unit at (518) 486-7222 or e-mail at to obtain information and RA forms.

• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements, and previously approved vacation/holiday time will be honored in the new assignment.

• 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.

• OPWDD 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.

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

Name Capital District DDSO Human Resources Office

Telephone 518-388-0838

Fax 518-370-7536

Email Address


Street Capital District DDSO

500 Balltown Road - Building 1

City Schenectady

State NY

Zip Code 12304


Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Capital District DDSO
Human Resources Office
Building 1
500 Balltown Road
Schenectady, New York 12304
Phone: 518-388-0838
Fax: 518-370-7536

*Please reference EOA #23-1387 in all correspondence.

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