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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 03/01/24

Applications Due03/20/24

Vacancy ID152729

NY HELPNo

AgencyEnvironmental Conservation, Department of

TitleAdministrative Assistant 1 including Trainee 1 and 2- NY HELPS

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $38073 to $55093 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Suffolk

Street Address 123 Kings Park Boulevard

City Kings Park

StateNY

Zip Code11754

Minimum Qualifications Non-Competitive:
Administrative Assistant Trainee 1:
Six months of experience in administrative support, which includes use of office software (e.g., email, word processing), provision of customer service, business writing, and/or office administration. The selected candidate must pass a keyboarding test that demonstrates the ability to enter text at a rate of at least 30 words per minute with at least 96% accuracy by completion of probation.
Administrative Assistant Trainee 2:
One year of experience in administrative support, which includes use of office software (e.g., email, word processing), provision of customer service, business writing, and/or office administration. The selected candidate must pass a keyboarding test that demonstrates the ability to enter text at a rate of at least 30 words per minute with at least 96% accuracy by completion of probation.

Administrative Assistant 1:
Two years of experience in administrative support, which includes use of office software (e.g., email, word processing), provision of customer service, business writing, and/or office administration. The selected candidate must pass a keyboarding test that demonstrates the ability to enter text at a rate of at least 30 words per minute with at least 96% accuracy by completion of probation.
Competitive:
Reassignment – Currently in the title and an employee of DEC
OR

Reinstatement Eligible – Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis or held a title as indicated under the transfer eligible section on a permanent competitive basis
OR

Transfer Eligible – One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 6* or higher and:

Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as an Administrative Assistant 1 (formerly Secretary 1), Administrative Assistant 2 (formerly Secretary 2), Accountant Aide including Trainee 1 & 2, Business Document Specialist 1 & 2, Program Aide, Legal Assistant Trainee 1 & 2, Library Clerk 2 & 3, Office Assistant 1, Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding), Office Assistant 2, Office Assistant 2 (Calculations), Office Assistant 2 (Customer Service), Office Assistant 2 (Keyboarding), Office Assistant 2 (Stores/Mail), Office Assistant 3, Office Assistant 3 (Calculations), Senior Offset Machine Operator, Stores & Mail Operations Supervisor.

Also, any language parenthetic for the above titles. Additional titles which qualify can be found on the Department of Civil Service website, search "GOT-IT".

If you have not already demonstrated proficiency in keyboarding, you will have to demonstrate that you meet the minimum proficiency in keyboarding.

*Note: Appointment may be made at a traineeship level. Two-year traineeship (Administrative Assistant Trainee 1, NS=Grade 8 starting salary $38,073 & Administrative Assistant Trainee 2, NS=Grade 10 starting salary $42,493) leading to Administrative Assistant 1, Grade 11. Trainees will be required to take four mandatory courses the first year of the traineeship and four elective courses in each the second year of the traineeship in four competency areas through the CSEA Partnership, or equivalent offerings through another entity as determined by the agency. All trainees are required to successfully complete all courses before advancing to the Administrative Assistant 1, G-11.

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 maybe 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 of 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.

Duties Description Primary administrative assistant to the Division Director: arranging travel, prepare travel expense submissions, set up and maintain filing, preparing documents, triaging and transferring phone calls from internal and external stakeholders, scheduling meetings and reserving meeting rooms or video conferencing equipment, maintaining Outlook calendar, handling Division Director mail, ordering supplies.
Prepare, manage and track Division correspondence including CCU’s requests.
Track Legislation comments.
Submit/track completed regulatory packages.
Keep current Division staff rosters, phone numbers, office locations, and Outlook email lists.
Manage and track Division out of state travel request submissions.
Prepare and track all Division requests for Office of Information Technology services (ITS) such as: ordering phones, computer issues, new employee requests, and repairs.
Conduct all necessary Division equipment inventory and track equipment disposition.
Assist in supporting Division training (mandated and specific- ie boat aquatic safety and etc). Assess training needs, locating appropriate training, schedule and track completion.
Assist in supporting communications staff with arranging events including scheduling, preparing material for events, sign in sheets and attendee tracking.
Manage and track Division vehicle pool usage.

Additional Comments 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.

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

Name Karen Price

Telephone 518-402-9273

Fax 518-402-9038

Email Address PostingResponses@dec.ny.gov

Address

Street 625 Broadway

Personnel, 10th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease mail/email your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #24-152729 (Repost of 23-122251, 23-126651)on your resume or it may not be accepted.

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