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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/26/24

Applications Due03/11/24

Vacancy ID152122


AgencyInformation Technology Services, Office of

TitleTraining Specialist 1/Trainee, ref #7162

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 Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Swan Street Building, Core 3

City Albany


Zip Code12210

Minimum Qualifications Current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent or 55b/c service in a position at SG-11 or above and eligible for transfer under section 52.6, 70.1, or 70.4** of the Civil Service Law.*

**70.4 Transfer: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service at the SG-11 or above AND possession of a bachelor’s degree; AND standing on the Professional Careers Opportunities (PCO) or Public Administration Traineeship Transition (PATT) eligible lists.

Candidates on the eligible list will be considered through a canvass and need only apply to this vacancy posting if they satisfy the criteria described within.

55b/c candidates who have a bachelor's degree may apply to this vacancy. If interested in this position and applying using your 55b/c status, please provide a copy of your current 55b/c eligibility letter.

*Successful completion of a two-year traineeship leads to appointment as a Training Specialist 1, SG-18. Starting salary listed is for the SG-18 level. Salary for the traineeship starts at $47,925.

Duties Description Under the direct supervision of the Training Specialist 2, the Training Specialist 1/Trainee will conduct and/or oversee the assessment of training and development needs by observing agency staff and assisting in identifying and investigating continuous improvement opportunities.

Duties include and are not limited to:
• Assess training and development needs by observing agency staff and assisting in identifying and investigating continuous improvement opportunities.
• Maintain employee attendance records for all training courses, issuing certificates and updating the State Learning Management System (SLMS). This staff member will be trained as a SLMS Administrator.
• Troubleshoot SLMS access and navigation concerns from ITS employees.
• Prepare proposals for training programs utilizing funds provided by the Agency Training Partnerships and the Office of Employee Relations (OER).
• Present training courses developed both in-house or through the Agency Training Partnerships and OER.
• Arrange training courses including scheduling classroom space.
• Evaluate and maintain data on training courses through the use of questionnaires, reports and other methods.
• Deliver training on a variety of topics to meet the needs of the agency.
• Perform other duties, as assigned.

Additional Comments 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
• 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
• Up to 50% telecommuting
• 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.

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

Name EH

Telephone 518-473-0398

Fax 518-402-4924

Email Address


Street Office of Information Technology Services, Human Resources Management

Swan Street Core 4, Floor 1

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12210


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a resume and cover letter and indicate that you are applying for Training Specialist 1/Trainee, Ref # 7162, and include the Vacancy ID of this posting in your subject line. Please specify in your cover letter how you meet the minimum qualifications and include a copy of your transcript and 55b/c letter of eligibility as applicable.

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