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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/30/23

Applications Due12/11/23

Vacancy ID145092

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleProgram Aide

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade13

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $50347 to $61330 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? No

County Queens

Street Address NYS DOT - Office of Right of Way

47-40 21st Street

City Long Island City


Zip Code11101

Minimum Qualifications To be considered for permanent appointment, candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list or be eligible for reassignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law.

Transfer: Candidates in a title eligible for transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law are encouraged to
apply. Information regarding transfer eligibility is available on the Civil Service Career Mobility Office website at
If a viable eligible list does not exist, a provisional appointment may be made in accordance with Civil Service
Law. To be considered, candidates must show proof that they have signed up for the upcoming competitive
examination on January 13, 2024. Candidates who accept a provisional appointment must take the next
competitive examination and be reachable on the resultant eligible list to be considered for permanent
appointment to the position.

The minimum requirements for taking the examination are:
You must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had one year of permanent competitive or 55-
b/55-c service in a G-6 or higher clerical, secretarial, keyboarding or paraprofessional** title set in an office
environment. Qualifying titles are available
at: Only the title(s) listed is qualifying for
this examination(s).
**Only paraprofessional titles in an office environment will be considered qualifying. Service in a direct care title
is not qualifying experience. Examples of non-qualifying titles are: Developmental Disabilities Secure Care Treatment Aide 1; Direct Support Assistant; Food Service Worker 1; Licensed Practical Nurse; Mental Health Therapy Aide; and Security Services Assistant.

Duties Description The Agency Program Aide (APA) will assist a Regional Right of Way office in carrying out its program activities for the Dept. of Transportation. This will include developing, maintaining, updating, and monitoring databases related to real estate, consultant contracts and office inventory and budget. APA will collaborate with Right of Way staff to prepare presentations, correspondence, reports, and other documents including consultant contracts, real estate agreements and closing documents. APA will create new records in both physical and computer files, manage active records, and close appropriate records. APA will collect and analyze information, including property title data from multiple agencies through sources both online and in agency office locations. APA will assist the public with real estate transactions including responding to public inquiries, contacting other agencies on behalf of Department stakeholders and providing assistance to the public in completion of real estate agreements and other documents. The duties of this position require travel and field work within New York City. There will be locations to which candidates may be expected to travel that are not serviced by public transportation. Accordingly, at the time of appointment and continuously thereafter, possession of a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State is required or the candidate must demonstrate the ability to meet the travel requirements of the position.

Additional Comments Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

Salary to include an additional $3,087 downstate adjustment.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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



Fax 718-482-4592

Email Address


Street 47-40 21st Street

City Long Island City

State NY

Zip Code 11101


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and current resume with Notice Number R11-23-96 in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than 12/11/2023, to:

Personnel Office NYS Dept. of Transportation – Region 11
47-40 21st Street – Room 840
Long Island City, NY 11101
Via email:

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