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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/29/23

Applications Due12/11/23

Vacancy ID145056

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleCompliance Specialist 1

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 Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Dutchess

Street Address NYS Dept. of Transportation - Office of Construction Group

4 Burnett Blvd

City Poughkeepsie


Zip Code12603

Minimum Qualifications Six years of experience in the review, investigation, and/or evaluation of compliance with equal employment opportunity laws, rules and regulations; in the planning, development, implementation, and review of programs dealing with equal employment opportunity, human rights, affirmative action, minority business program coordination, and/or labor relations directly relating to affirmative action; or in the development and administration of programs designed to facilitate minority community access to employment or business opportunities in the public and private sector. A Bachelor’s degree may substitute for four years of experience. A Master’s degree may substitute for one year of experience.

Duties Description The incumbent of this position will be responsible for assuring that contractors, subcontractors, consultants,
public and private not-for-profit organizations, and minority, women and disadvantaged businesses doing
business with the Department of Transportation and its sub-recipients comply with Federal and State Equal
Opportunity statutes, rules, regulations, policies, and Executive Orders governing businesses receiving public
funds for goods and services. The selected candidate will also be responsible for assuring Equal Employment
Opportunity Compliance.
The incumbent will:
• Provide technical assistance to Department staff, consultants, and contractors to achieve or maintain
contractual compliance,
• Prepare regular reports of program activities for the agency and other State and Federal agencies,
• Monitor contract activity and progress to ensure contractual compliance,
• Conduct site visits to ensure contractual compliance,
Meet with contracts to discuss and negotiate solutions regarding steps needed to effect program
• Provide training for the designated Affirmative Action Officers of consultants, contractors, etc. Review
complaints from the public, and individuals about the program or individual contractors and refer complaints to
the Office of Diversity and Opportunity or the Office of Legal Affairs Investigation Unit,
• Coordinate program activities within the agency and with Federal, State, and local agencies and
• Meet with community groups, contractors, labor unions, consultants, minority organizations, etc., to
discuss the program, promote acceptance and understanding of program goals and objectives, encourage
participation, and answer questions.
Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the
department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

Additional Comments *Telecommuting: Opportunities to telecommute will be discussed at interview.
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Name Office of Construction



Email Address


Street Administrative Services, NYS Department of Transportation, Region 8

4 Burnett Boulevard

City Poughkeepsie

State NY

Zip Code 12603


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume, titled by last name, with the Vacancy ID # and last name in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 14, 2023

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