52 Washington Street, North Building
Minimum Qualifications One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in this title or in a title eligible for 52.6 transfer.
This position may be designated 55 b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility.
Duties Description Under the direction of the Director of Health and Safety (H&S), will assist with general H&S functions of the Office of H&S and, assigned as the second OCFS point of contact for Office of Health and Safety (develop subject matter expertise), fulfill administrative responsibilities in support of the agency’s health and safety programs, assist the Director with all procurement of H&S related program equipment and contracts, assist in research on OSHA/PESH standards to assist with responses to inquiries and inspections; Track completed assessments by offices and DJJOY facilities contacting locations for updates and submittals. Assist with monthly Work Place Violence (WPV) reporting status meeting and updates with Labor Relations; Run PESH reports, create and/or update spreadsheets using workers compensation/PESH injury data for trending; conduct follow-up for incomplete injury information, attend statewide H&S committee meetings and record minutes, assist with development and delivery of safety training and awareness materials, monitor pandemic PPE program, assist with life safety programs including the AED program and Cardiac Life services; Provide administrative support to EAP Coordinators to include procurement duties as needed, attend and distribute EAP committee meeting minutes, research EAP wellness and other programs, maintain EAP resource database and agency wellness calendar, assist EAP coordinators with procuring, coordination and implementing promotion programs to agency staff, assist with the maintenance of EAP Coordinators weekly itineraries and office schedules.
Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.
Additional Comments Depending on the assigned geographic region, overnight travel varies from 10% to 35%.
Background Investigation Requirements:
1) All prospective employees will be investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees.
2) All prospective employees will be screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees.
3) For Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth (DJJOY) prospective appointees will be checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. OCFS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. OCFS is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity. It is the policy of OCFS to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying or for which they are employed. OCFS does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
52 Washington Street, 231 North
Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should e-mail their resume and letter of interest to email@example.com You MUST include the Vacancy number of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.