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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/29/24

Applications Due03/15/24

Vacancy ID152618


AgencyHomeland Security and Emergency Services, Division of

TitleTraining Specialist 1 - VID 152618

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $47925 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 25%

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 Harriman State Campus 1220 Washington Ave.

City Albany


Zip Code12226

Minimum Qualifications CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES:
Current New York State employee with one year or more of qualifying permanent service in a position allocated to a Grade 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 or more of qualifying permanent service at the Grade 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.

PCO Candidates: Individuals with a score of 100 or above on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list are encouraged to apply.

Successful completion of a two-year traineeship leads to appointment as a Title, SG-18.

Individuals who possess a bachelor’s degree or higher AND have 55b/c eligibility are encouraged to apply. If applying using your 55b/c status, please provide a copy of your current 55b/c eligibility letter.

For additional information regarding 55b/c and/or how to apply please visit the Civil Service webpage

PCO Candidates: Individuals with a score of 100 or above on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list are encouraged to apply.

Successful completion of a two-year traineeship leads to appointment as a Title, SG-18.

Duties Description Under the direction of the Training Specialist 2, SG- 23, the incumbent assists with the development and delivery of OFPC training programs.

Duties included, but not limited to the following:

• Identify and assess specific training needs by reviewing agency programs and by discussing staff and program requirements with program managers.
• Assist with the development and, when assigned, the delivery of training within the State Fire Training Program and in support of OFPC staff professional development and in-service training that will optimize performance.
• Review lesson plans and course materials to ensure consistency with course outlines and training objectives, including assisting with the evaluation of outside training for equivalency with State Fire training courses.
• Working with OFPC FPS and SFI subject matter experts, prepare lesson plans and course materials for State Fire training courses to ensure content is current, meets applicable standards, and will meet established training objectives.
• Evaluate student and instructor feedback regarding State Fire training courses, recommend improvements, and develop and implement those recommendations as assigned.
• Identify and recommend available training and educational opportunities appropriate for the training, education, and professional development of OFPC staff.
• Travel may be required, approximately 25%, including during evening and weekends, depending on mission and assignment.
• Perform other duties as required.

Additional Comments Possession and maintenance of a valid Driver’s License issued by the NYS Department of Motor Vehicle is required.

NOTE ON TELECOMMUTING: Employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to the agency’s Telecommuting Program Guidelines.

NOTE: Support of operations during times of emergency and disaster from State Emergency Operations Center (EOC), state field offices and/or local deployments may be required, which would result in a change and/or increase in working hours, locations and/or duties.

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

Name Human Resources/EP

Telephone 518-473-5282

Fax 518-486-1631

Email Address


Street NYS Office of General Services, HRM

31st Floor Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a resume and cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications. Indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number of each position you are applying to.

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