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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/16/24

Applications Due03/04/24

Vacancy ID151412

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAdministrative Assistant 1 - 06963

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade11

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $38073 to $55093 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Center for Environmental Health - Bureau of Environmental Radiation Protection

Corning Tower - ESP - 12th floor

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Reassignment & Transfer Opportunities: Current New York State Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent permanent status as an Administrative Assistant 1, Grade 11, OR current New York State employee with one or more years of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55 b/c service as an Administrative Assistant 1.

OR: Current New York State employee with one or more years of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service in a position allocated to Grade 6 or above, and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law to Administrative Assistant Trainee 1.* A passing score on a typing test is required before a job offer to this title can be approved.

Promotional Provisional Opportunity - Current New York State Department of Health employees with one year or more of permanent or contingent permanent or 55-b/55-c service as an office assistant, clerical, or keyboarding title allocated to Grade 6 or higher. Only the titles listed are qualifying. Qualifying titles are at,

Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, and WebEx. They will possess excellent phone skills and organizational skills and will have experience scheduling and organizing meetings.

Duties Description The Administrative Assistant (AA) 1 will operate the main phone lines for the Bureau Environmental Radiation Protection. This will include appropriately forwarding calls, taking messages, forwarding messages to appropriate staff, and covering other sections of telephone operations as needed. Other duties include sorting, opening, and distributing daily mail, tracking FOIL requests and vehicle logs for the Bureau, and covering administrative tasks for other sections in the Bureau as they arise.

Additional Comments Full-time, permanent appointment. Appointment may be made at a trainee level. A two-year traineeship leading to Administrative Assistant 1, Grade 11, is in effect. If placed at a trainee level, trainees will be required to take four mandatory courses the first year of the traineeship and four elective courses in each the second year of the traineeship in four competency areas through the CSEA Partnership, or equivalent offerings through another entity as determined by the agency. All trainees are required to successfully complete all courses before advancing to the Administrative Assistant 1, Grade 11.

Provisional appointment is pending canvass outcome.

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Name Human Resources Management Group, RMV/AA1/6963/BERP

Telephone 518-486-1812

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 RMV/AA1/6963/BERP included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, RMV/AA1/6963/BERP, 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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