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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 03/02/24

Applications Due03/27/24

Vacancy ID152814

NY HELPNo

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleLabor Services Representative/Trainee 1/2 (LVER)- Batavia (NY HELPS)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade16

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

Salary RangeFrom $47925 to $71979 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 40%

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? Yes

County Genesee

Street Address 587 East Main St, Ste 100

City Batavia

StateNY

Zip Code14020

Minimum Qualifications 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 may be filled via a non-competitive appointment, if they meet the below NY HELPS minimum qualifications.

NY HELPS Non-Competitive Minimum Qualifications:

Must have a bachelor's degree** or higher, and must meet one of the following criteria for Veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces:

Either 1. Served on active duty for over 180 days for purposes other than training and an honorable discharge or under conditions in the NYS Restoration of Honor Act;*

Or 2. Was discharged from active duty because of a service-connected disability;*

Or 3. Was a member of a reserve component in the U.S. Armed Services under an order to active duty during a period of war or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge is authorized and an honorable discharge or under conditions in the NYS Restoration of Honor Act;*

Or 4. Was discharged by reason of a sole survivorship discharge.*

*A copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 or Service 2) and/or a NYS Restoration of Honor Act letter is required.

**Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education. If your degree was awarded by an educational institution outside the United States or its territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency.

It is expected that employees hired under NY HELPS will have their non-competitive employment status converted to competitive status in the future, without having to compete in an examination. Employees will then be afforded 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. If you are interested in the NY-HELPS program, or this position, you may reply to this vacancy posting, or you may visit the New York State Department of Civil Service website at https://www.cs.ny.gov/help/ (copy and paste in browser) to register today, in three easy steps.

Competitive Minimum Qualifications:
To be considered for this position, a review of your state history is needed. Please provide the last four digits of your social security number in your email response or on your resume. If you are not comfortable providing this information in your response, a representative from our office will contact you via phone.

55 B/C Qualifications:
This position is designated 55b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Please provide a copy of your 55b/c letter when applying. You must meet the open competitive qualifications from the most recent examination announcement.

Reassignment Qualifications:
Current Department of Labor employees only, with at least one year of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service in a/an Labor Services Representative (LVER)/Trainee 1/2; if you have less than one year, you must be reachable on the current eligible list for this location, if one exists.

70.1 Transfer Qualifications:
Candidates with one year permanent competitive, or 55 B/C service or the completion of a permanent traineeship in one of the following titles may qualify for transfer to Labor Services Representative (LVER), Grade 16 IF they also meet the veteran specific minimum qualifications below:

Labor Services Representative (and language parenthetic), SG 16
Jobs Program Specialist, SG 16
Supervising Labor Services Representative (and Spanish Language parenthetic), SG 20

All candidates must meet one of the following veteran specific minimum qualifications:

1. Served on active duty for over 180 days for purposes other than training and an honorable discharge or under conditions in the NYS Restoration of Honor Act. A copy of your DD-214 and/or a NYS Restoration of Honor Act letter will be required at the time of interview; OR
2. Was discharged from active duty because of a service-connected disability; OR
3. A member of a reserve component in the U.S. Armed Services under an order to active duty during a period of war or in campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge is authorized and an honorable discharge or under conditions in the NYS Restoration of Honor Act; OR
4. Was discharged by reason of a sole survivorship discharge.

70.4 Transfer Qualifications:
Candidates with one-year permanent competitive service as a Grade 11 or higher, who have a bachelor’s degree*, who have taken and passed the most recent examination for Labor Services Representative (LVER), Trainee 1, AND who meet the additional veteran specific minimum qualifications described above may qualify for transfer to Labor Services Representative (LVER) Trainee 1, NS eq. Grade 13.

**Degree must be awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education. If your degree was awarded by an educational institution outside the United States or its territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency.

Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to initiate and maintain relationships across a diverse set of stakeholders.

Duties Description STANDARD DUTIES:

The Labor Service Representative (LVER) within the Division of Employment and Workforce Solutions will conduct outreach to businesses and engage in advocacy efforts with hiring executives to increase employment opportunities for veterans; encourage the hiring of disabled veterans, and generally assist veterans to gain and retain employment.

The duties assigned to LVER staff members include but are not limited to promoting to businesses, business associations, and business groups the advantages of hiring veterans.
Advocating for all veterans served by the Career Centers and ensure easier access to appropriate employment and training services for job seeking veterans in their local market areas.

Additional Comments Position specific job duties may include occasional altered work schedule or job assignments which require availability and willingness to work occasional evenings and/or out-stationed assignments.

Candidates with no previous state service will begin at the starting rate of the salary range listed above.

Candidate MAY be allowed to telecommute up to 4 days per pay period dependent upon operational needs.

If you are a current NYS employee and have questions regarding salary, please contact the Business Services Center (BSC): 518-457-4272, BSCHR@ogs.ny.gov.

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

Name Andrea Arney

Telephone 518-457-1020

Fax EFax: 5184742871@fax.ny.gov

Email Address labor.sm.personnel.DEWSRecruitment@labor.ny.gov

Address

Street New York State Department of Labor

Harriman State Campus, Building 12, Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12226

 

Notes on ApplyingAll candidates must submit a written resume and cover letter which clearly demonstrates how they meet the minimum qualifications for the position. These documents must be received by March 27, 2024 and submitted via email to labor.sm.personnel.DEWSRecruitment@labor.ny.gov or mailed to the NYS Department of Labor, Personnel Bureau, Building 12, Room 561, State Office Campus, Albany, NY 12226. You MUST include Vacancy ID 152814, Labor Services Representative (LVER)– Batavia, in the subject line of your email. Failure to do so may result in a delay of processing your application.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Department of Labor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity.

New York State (NYS) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. NYS Law prohibits discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, domestic violence victim status, carrier status, gender identity or prior conviction records, or prior arrests, youthful offender adjudications or sealed records unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

If you are a person with a disability and wish to request that a reasonable accommodation be provided for you to participate in a job interview, please contact: Department of Labor, Attn: Director, Division of Equal Opportunity and Development (DEOD), Building 12, Albany, NY 12226 (Phone (518) 457-1984 and/or fax (518) 485-2575.

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 response@oer.ny.gov.

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