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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/22/24

Applications Due03/08/24

Vacancy ID151807


AgencyAddiction Services and Supports, Office of

TitleAddictions Program Specialist 2 - New York City Regional Office

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $81705 to $103350 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 30%

Workweek Mon-Fri

"Other" Explanation 9:00AM - 5:00PM. Pass Days: Saturday/Sunday

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County New York

Street Address NYS OASAS New York City Regional Office

501 7th Avenue

City NY


Zip Code10018

Minimum Qualifications This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS).

For the duration of the NY HELPS Program, this title may be filled via a non-competitive appointment, which means no examination is required but all candidates must meet the minimum qualifications of the title for which they apply. At this time, agencies may recruit and hire employees by making temporary appointments. In May 2024, if a temporary NY HELPS employee is satisfactorily performing in the position, the appointment will be changed from temporary pending Civil Service Commission Action to permanent non-competitive and the official probationary period will begin.

At a future date (within one year of permanent appointment), it is expected employees hired under NY HELPS will have their non-competitive employment status converted to competitive status, without having to compete in an examination. Employees will then be afforded with all the same rights and privileges of competitive class employees of New York State. While serving permanently in a NY HELPS title, employees may take part in any promotion examination for which they are qualified.

Contingent permanent qualifications:

Permanent status as an Addictions Program Specialist 2, G-23 and interested in reassignment ~OR~ Reachable for permanent appointment on the current Civil Service eligible list for Addictions Program Specialist 2, G-23 ~OR~ Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law ~OR~

Either 1. a bachelor's degree AND three years of professional clinical (see below) and professional administrative (see below)
experience in a public or private agency or program that directly provides diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, prevention,
recovery, or aftercare to a clientele with a primary diagnosis of substance use disorders;

Or 2. a master's degree AND two years of professional clinical (see below) and professional administrative (see below) experience in a pubic or private agency or program that directly provides diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, prevention, recovery, or aftercare to a clientele with a primary diagnosis of substance use disorders.

Professional clinical experience involves the provision of professional level care, treatment, or instruction to individuals with a primary diagnosis of substance use disorders in the disciplines of addictions counseling, mental health counseling, rehabilitation counseling, nursing, psychology, social work, physical therapy, occupational therapy, recreational therapy, or as a physicians’ assistant.

Professional administrative experience primarily involves experience performing one or more of the following:
• development/management of a treatment program or prevention services;
• review and monitoring of program operations for regulatory compliance;
• development of program budget and/or review of provider expenditures;
• planning, developing, oversight, coordination, or operation of programs.

Duties Description Functioning as a Program Manager, the Addictions Program Specialist 2 will:

• Assume lead responsibility for a basic set of assigned counties and programs and will work with Local Governmental Units and OASAS to coordinate oversight and the development of effective and efficient services
• Conduct meetings, site visits and Comprehensive Site Reviews according to agency requirements.
• Review, negotiate and approve Prevention Workplans.
• Review, negotiate and approve program budget submissions, budget change requests and spending plan modifications.
• Prepare and present a comprehensive assessment and recommendation at the annual Program Review/Budget process. This includes preparation of the Budget Review and Compare and Management plans as necessary
• Assist in the development of Capital projects, as assigned, by reviewing the scope of the project and ensuring it meets the initial fundable requirements.
• Represent OASAS on various committees and workgroups as assigned and/or approved.
• Review certification applications submitted by service providers.
• Identify and bring forward significant issues of concern.

Routine travel in the Downstate District area is required (approximately 30%), occasionally to areas not served by public transportation.

Additional Comments Salary range:
$81,705 - $103,350*
*Plus $3,087 Location Pay

Telecommuting can be discussed during the interview process.

Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more..

Excellent Health Insurance Benefits Including Vision and Dental, NYS Employees Retirement System (Pension), Optional Deferred Compensation, Continuing Education Benefits, Generous Paid Leave Benefits, Compensation for 13 State holidays per year.

Telecommuting may be discussed as part of the interview process.

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

Name Bureau of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 457-2963

Fax (518) 457-4880

Email Address


Street NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports

1450 Western Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12203


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter in Word or PDF format to one of the contacts above. Please include reference code 12211/APS2/NYCRO. Failure to include this code could result in your application not being processed. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications with your submission in order for your candidacy to be considered.

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