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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/16/24

Applications Due03/04/24

Vacancy ID151516


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 Contingent 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 Albany

Street Address NYS Dept. of Transportation - Contract Audit Bureau

50 Wolf Road

City Albany


Zip Code12232

Minimum Qualifications Non-Competitive: 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 will perform Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Certification activities in the Contract Audit Bureau’s DBE Certification Unit under the supervision of a Compliance Specialist 2 (SG-23). Primary duties will include, but not be limited to:

• Analyzing information related to DBE firms or applicants to determine if DBE eligibility standards are fully met. Information could include: Corporate documents, financial records, resumes, contracts, assets and liabilities as reported in Personal Net Worth statements, tax returns, financial statements, annual gross receipts, economic dealings with other firms, affiliations, legal structure, capital investments, lease and loan agreements, payroll records, etc.
• Verifying the accuracy of information submitted and determining what additional information is needed to make proper determinations;
• Performing on-site visits to the offices of DBE applicant or DBE certified firms and on-site visit to job sites as appropriate;
• Interviewing principal officers and key employees of the applicant firms;
• Documenting eligibility determination decisions and reasons therefore, and drafting correspondence to firms to communicate these determinations;
• Responding to inquiries related to DBE certifications and requirements; and
• Evaluating, and drafting responses to, complaints regarding DBE certification eligibility.

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 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

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

Name Donald Campoli



Email Address


Street NYS Department of Transportation

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-24-079 and last name in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than March 4, 2024 .

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