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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/22/24

Applications Due03/07/24

Vacancy ID151814

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleEarly Intervention Specialist 1 - 24662

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade20

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

Salary RangeFrom $69934 to $88721 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Division of Family Health

Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, 2nd Floor

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Permanent transfer candidate: Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent permanent status as an Early Intervention Specialist 1 (G-20).

Preferred Qualifications: Excellent oral and written communication skills; knowledge and familiarity with federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to young children with disabilities; experience working on a team to develop policy documents; requests for proposals; training materials, monitoring tools and protocols. Experience providing guidance to public health program participants; familiarity with the New York Early Intervention System (NYEIS) and/or other state data systems. Experience using Word, Outlook and Excel.

Duties Description The Early Intervention Specialist 1 (EIS1) will serve in the Bureau of Early Intervention Information Systems and Quality Improvement Section and will be responsible for receiving and responding to general programmatic Early Intervention questions received by email or phone from municipal staff, providers, parents, and other stakeholders relating to program policies, State and federal law and regulations. The EIS 1 will also respond to questions related to the New York Early Intervention System (NYEIS) and be responsible to develop technical assistance documents related to Early Intervention Program requirements, including NYEIS and the upcoming replacement data system EI Hub. Other duties include assisting with early intervention programmatic system requirements for the Early Intervention Program data system, participating in testing when testing is required prior to data system application releases and assisting with updates to the data system user manual, user guides, training material and other documentation as required. This position will assist with maintaining current operations and support change management from the current data system to a new data system to support Early Intervention Program operations.

Additional Comments Full-time, contingent permanent, competitive position. Transfer candidates may be asked for their social security number to verify eligibility.

Occasional travel, including to areas that may not be served by public transportation, may be required (5%).

We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:

• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
• Shift & Geographic pay differentials
• Affordable Health Care options
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• NYS Deferred Compensation plan
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
• And many more...

For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.

The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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Name Human Resources Management Group, MR/EIS1/24662/DFH

Telephone 5184861812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street ESP - Corning Tower

Room 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference MR/EIS1/24662/DFH included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, MR/EIS1/24662/DFH, 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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