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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/05/23

Applications Due12/20/23

Vacancy ID145465

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleSpecial Assistant

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $81792 to $102189 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 25%

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? No

County Albany

Street Address Executive

50 Wolf Road

City Albany


Zip Code12232

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience.*

*Substitutions: four years of specialized experience or associate’s degree and two years of specialized experience may substitute for bachelor’s degree; J.D. or master’s degree may substitute for one year of specialized experience; Ph.D. may substitute for two years of specialized experience.

Duties Description The incumbent of this position will function as the Executive Assistant to the Commissioner and Chief of Staff. Duties include, but are not limited to:

• Research and assemble pertinent information for Department initiatives, analyze data and provide recommendations for actions.

• Collect and analyze data for reports and documents.

• Review and revise current Department Policy or other documents for issuance.

• Review communication and correspondence for the Commissioner and Chief of Staff, provide recommended action, assign to appropriate party, follow up as necessary.

• Act as liaison with Executive and Management staff at NYSDOT, and with other agencies for special projects and assignments.

• Review and analyze documents submitted by program areas and provide feedback.

• Establish an effective working relationship with Executive Chamber staff.

• Research relevant information and draft correspondence for signature.

• Represent Executive staff in meetings or on conference calls.

• Maintain appropriate level of confidentiality, and

Supervise other support staff, which includes hiring, tracking work assignments and performance evaluations.

Additional Comments 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 Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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Name Lisa Snow



Email Address


Street NYS Department of Transportation, Personnel Bureau

50 Wolf Road

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12232


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume, titled by last name, with the Notice Number MO-23-604 and last name in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 20th, 2023.

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