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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/29/23

Applications Due12/13/23

Vacancy ID144994

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleOffice Assistant 2 - 03452

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade09

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $40193 to $49405 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address OPH/BVR

800 North Pearl St

City Menands


Zip Code12204

Minimum Qualifications Permanent Transfer: Current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service as an Office Assistant 2 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 in an office assistant, clerical, or keyboarding title allocated to Grade 6 or higher. Qualifying titles are available at:

Only the title(s) listed are qualifying for this examination(s).

Preferred Qualifications: Proficiency in verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, ability to work independently and in teams to carry out tasks to completion, use of MS Office Suite, and problem-solving skills.

Duties Description The Office Assistant 2 will perform a variety of administrative and support duties, including, managing schedules and calendars for program leadership, manage schedules and appointments, prepare and mail correspondence, answer and direct phone calls and emails, file and organize documents, manage office supplies and equipment, provide administrative support to staff, creating and maintain presentations, conducting research and compiling data, and proof reading and editing documents.

Additional Comments Contingent-Permanent, Competitive, Provisional, full-time. Transfer candidates may be asked for SSN to verify title history and eligibility. If three or fewer NYS DOH promotional candidates respond to this posting, the agency may, at its discretion, nominate a qualified employee for non-competitive promotion under the provisions of Section 52.7 of the NYS Civil Service Law. Employees must have one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent service as described above. If certified by Civil Service, mandatory reemployment list candidates must be considered first for appointment to this title. Candidates being considered under this provision must not have either failed to pass, or failed to apply for (if qualified), the last holding of the Office Assistant 2 examination, #38-687, held on November 5, 2022. Provisional appointees will be required to apply for and take the next Civil Service examination announced for this title, and achieve a high enough score to be immediately appointable from the resulting eligible list, in order to maintain employment.

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:

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Name Human Resources Management Group, NMH/OA2/03452

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference NMH/OA2/03452 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, NMH/OA2/03452, 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 13, 2023.

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