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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/22/24

Applications Due03/07/24

Vacancy ID151801

NY HELPNo

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleFacilities Planner 1 (NYS HELPS)

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 30%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Dutchess

Street Address 25 Center Circle

City Wassaic

StateNY

Zip Code12592

Minimum Qualifications NON-COMPETITIVE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. six years of planning multi-trade facility construction projects or in policy development or planning of multi-trade municipal land use projects OR
2. an associate's degree in the field of architecture; landscape architecture; planning; engineering technology; construction management; construction technology; architectural technology; building science; or engineering and four years of the above qualifying experience OR
3. a bachelor's degree in the field of architecture; landscape architecture; planning; engineering technology; construction management; construction technology; architectural technology; building science; or engineering and two years of the above qualifying experience.

COMPETITIVE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates must be reachable for appointment on Current Civil Service Eligible List for this title.


REASSIGNMENT QUALIFICATIONS:
Current Office for People with Developmental Disabilities employees with one year of permanent, contingent permanent, or 55 B/C service as a Facilities Planner 1. If you have less than one year, you must be currently reachable on the eligible list.


TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/c status in the posted title and be eligible for lateral transfer OR be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1, 70.4, or 52.6 of Civil Service Law. The transfer cannot be a second consecutive transfer resulting in an advancement of more than two salary grades.

To determine if your current Civil Service title is eligible for transfer to this title, visit the Career Mobility GOT-IT website: https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/index.cfm.


55 B/C QUALIFICATIONS:
• Possess the minimum qualifications for this title as established by the Department of Civil Service and listed on the most recent exam announcement.
• Meet the applicable minimal mental and/or physical requirements for the job (with a reasonable accommodation, if necessary)
• Have a current Eligibility Letter from the NYS Department of Civil Service, www.cs.ny.gov/rp55/, and be able to provide it to the Human Resources Office upon request.

Duties Description The Office of Property Supports and Emergency Services is a centralized support office whose mission is to provide a standardized team approach to the management of the Physical Plant Maintenance, Capital Services, Safety & Security, Fire Safety, Emergency Maintenance, and Environmental Services. The Facilities Planner 1 will plan and coordinate space allocation at district administration, program, and residential sites. Duties include but are not limited to the following:
- Gather and analyze data regarding space needs for district sites and develop a plan to improve and address space deficiencies.
- Participate in meetings with department /program managers to determine specific space requirements ensuring space designs and modifications reflect the needs of the end users and conforms to the Office of General Services (OGS) space allocation guidelines.
- Coordinate the physical movement of staff throughout the building and collaborate with Work Control, Business Office, ITS staff on necessary modifications such as electrical/data/furniture reconfiguration.
- For leased spaces, work in partnership with Real Property, OGS, DASNY, building management, contractors, and vendors for the negotiation and approval of design modifications and specifications.
- Assist with analytical research in such areas as administrative cost breakdowns, agency population, parking, building security, etc.
- Draft and submit Scope of Work for maintenance or building modification requests.

- Solicit and review bids from potential vendors.

- Research equipment and furniture purchases while comparing options, pricing, and delivery. Make purchase recommendations and place orders for the purchased equipment and furniture.
- Coordinate delivery and place items into inventory or movement to the work location.
- Create annual project plan and budgets.
- Oversee the OGS Surplus Property (if applicable).
- Provide written and oral communications to building staff regarding program specific or building information.

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Additional Comments • NY HELPS
This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS). HELPS Program titles may be filled via a noncompetitive
appointment. This means that you do not need to take an exam to qualify, but you do need to meet the minimum qualifications of the title.
If you are hired under the HELPS Program, you will be first be appointed as a temporary employee. In May 2024, if you are performing successfully in the
position, your appointment will be changed from temporary to permanent non-competitive. Once you are in permanent status, your official probationary period
will begin and you may take any promotion exam for which you are qualified.
At a future date (within one year of permanent appointment), employees hired under NY HELPS are expected to have their permanent non-competitive employment status converted to permanent competitive status. You will not have to take an exam to gain permanent competitive status.
• If you are currently a New York State employee serving in a permanent competitive qualifying title and eligible for a transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service
Law, you may be appointed to this title as a permanent competitive employee
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
• If you are employed by state government you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice
• Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions
of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that they need a reasonable accommodation, they should contact
the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office at (518) 473-4785 or Email at accommodationrequests@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain
information and RA forms.
• The Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) and it's Division of Administration is committed to creating and sustaining a culture of inclusion. We believe that we are most effective in managing and improving our service system with a
diverse team of employees. With such a large workforce, we rely on the collective individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression, ideas and talent that our employees bring to their work. This speaks to our culture, and is a key part of our successes. As we continuously recruit people for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that applicants bring in terms of their education, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.
NYS Offers Incredible Benefits!
• Savings programs such as the U.S. Savings Bond and the College Savings Plan.
• Voluntary pre-tax savings programs such as Health Care Spending Account and the Dependent Care Advantage Account offer employees options to pay for uncovered health care expenses or dependent care expenses.
• Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) an assessment and referral service that connects employees with local service providers and support services to address their personal needs.
• Life insurance and Disability insurance.
• The New York State Deferred Compensation Plan is a voluntary retirement plan that offers employees the option to invest a part of their salaries for retirement
on a tax-deferred basis.
Paid Holidays and Leave
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays each year.
• Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave initially.
• Five (5) days paid personal leave each year.
• Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave each year (PEF/CSEA), which may carry over from year to year.
• Up to three (3) days professional leave each year to participate in professional development events.
• Health Care Coverage Employees and their eligible dependents can choose from a variety of affordable health insurance programs. Employees are provided family dental and vision plans at no extra cost.
• Retirement Program Participate in The NYS Employees’ Retirement System (ERS), which is recognized as one of the best-managed and best-funded public retirement systems in the nation.
• Professional Development and Education and Training NYS offers training programs and tuition assistance to eligible employees to maintain and increase
their professional skills and prepare them for promotional opportunities. For more information, please visit https://goer.ny.gov/training-and-professionaldevelopment.
Additionally, the Public Service Workshops Program (PSWP) offers certain professional training opportunities for PEF represented and M/C designated employees that may grant continuing education credits towards maintaining professional licensure. For more information, please visit https://
oer.ny.gov/public-service-workshops-program-pswp.

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

Name Chelsea Williams

Telephone 518-473-4785

Fax 518-474-9902

Email Address MainOffice.Careers@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street 44 Holland Ave

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12208

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a cover letter and resume as an attached PDF or Word document by 3/7/2024. Please reference the EOA #2024-059 in all correspondence.

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