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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 03/01/24

Applications Due03/15/24

Vacancy ID152741

NY HELPNo

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitlePayroll Assistant or Payroll Assistant Trainee-NYHELPS

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $34152 to $49405 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 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Kings

Street Address Brooklyn DDSO

750 Vandalia Ave

City Brooklyn

StateNY

Zip Code11239

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

*To be considered for appointment through NY HELPS, or 55 b/c, candidates must meet the open-competitive minimum qualifications for this position:
• Trainee Level: There are no minimum education or experience requirements.
• Full Level: One year of payroll experience, which included computing time worked, salaries, and deductions.
Candidates may also be qualified for permanent competitive appointment if reachable from the appropriate Civil Service eligible list or eligible for reassignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law.

Duties Description Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•Process payroll documents and payroll transactions
•Check for completeness and process in appropriate computer systems payroll documents such as direct deposit forms, tax forms, and other forms related to payroll transactions
•Review transactions submitted to the payroll office by ensuring that position and employee information is complete and is consistent with data entered in all payroll computer systems. Update or change information in payroll systems as necessary.
•Calculate salaries and other wage information for agency employees
•Calculate and process salary increases, longevity payments, and performance advances
•Provide customer service to agency employees on payroll related issues.
•Answer various types of questions from employees and managers concerning general payroll topics
•Write responses to authorized inquiries from banks, insurance companies, and government agencies regarding standard employee wage and benefit information
•Assist agency payroll supervisors in resolving payroll certification issues and payroll processing errors
•Review standard payroll reports to ensure that payroll transactions are processed properly
•Process corrective payroll or payroll related transactions in various computer systems to rectify payroll errors and/or certification issues
•Provide back-up for the payroll examiner
•Other duties as assigned


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Additional Comments Please note:

•OPWDD is committed to creating and sustaining a culture of inclusion. We believe that we are most effective in managing and improving our service system with a diverse team of employees. With such a large workforce, we rely on the collective individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression, ideas and talent that our employees bring to their work. This speaks to our culture and is a key part of our successes. As we continuously recruit people for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that applicants bring in terms of their education, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.
•If you are employed by state government, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice
•Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that he or she needs a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office (518) 473-9689 or Email at accommodationrequests@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms.
•Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov
•For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
•Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
•All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
•In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.

OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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

Name Brooklyn DDSO Human Resources Office

Telephone 718-642-6310

Fax 718-264-3344

Email Address Brooklyn.Careers@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street Brooklyn DDSO

750 Vandalia Ave

City Brooklyn

State NY

Zip Code 11239

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease reference the above EOA# 24-23 in all correspondence.

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