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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/29/23

Applications Due12/18/23

Vacancy ID145015

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAdministrative Specialist Trainee 1, Administrative Specialist Trainee 2, Administrative Specialist 1 - 52044

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

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 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems

875 Central Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12206

Minimum Qualifications Transfer Candidates: Current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service as an Administrative Specialist 1, G18, OR a New York State employee with one year of permanent, contingent-permanent service in a title eligible for transfer to Administrative Specialist 1 under Section 52.6, Section 70.1, or Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law.

Public Candidates: Active list candidate on Professional Career Opportunities eligible list #26-872 with a score of 100 or higher OR qualified 55b/c candidate in possession of a bachelor's or higher degree.

Preferred Qualifications: Attention to detail and accuracy; knowledge of office procedures and administrative practices; familiarity with the State Fiscal System (SFS) including travel and expense reporting; and knowledge of state recruitment policies and procedures including management of personnel recruitment, on-boarding, and off-boarding.

Excellent leadership, supervisory and interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills, and organizational and time management skills, and the ability to motivate a team. Ability to work collaboratively with other departments and agencies; Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple tasks and prioritize responsibilities effectively. Strong customer service skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, and ability to make sound judgment decisions and handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion; Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other relevant software.

Duties Description The Administrative Specialist 1 position provides essential support to the Director, Deputy Director, and the office as a whole and is responsible for division human resource activities, fleet management, executive correspondence, and various staff services in support of the Director and Deputy Director.

Additional Comments All Division of Emergency Medical Systems staff may be required to perform regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (day to weeks), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more..

For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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

Name Peter Contrady

Telephone 518-457-5764

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street RM 2217, Corning Tower Building, ESP

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference PC/AS1/52044 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, PC/AS1/52044, 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.

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