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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 03/13/24

Applications Due09/14/24

Vacancy ID153664


AgencyState Comptroller, Office of the

TitleOffice Assistant 1 S/M, (NY HELPS) Item #153664

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade06

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $34152 to $42251 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Office of the New York State Comptroller

110 State Street

City Albany


Zip Code12236

Minimum Qualifications Do you want a career with a purpose that provides work/life balance? Apply today to join the Office of the New York State Comptroller.

No exam required under the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide (NY HELPS) Program:

Non-Competitive Minium Qualifications:
There are no minimum qualifications for this position, please review the desired competencies section of this posting for desired qualifications.


Competitive Minimum Qualifications:
You must be currently reachable on the appropriate eligible list for this title, eligible under the 55 b/c program, or eligible to transfer to this title under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

To determine if your current Civil Service title is eligible for transfer to this title, visit the Career Mobility GOT-IT website: Career Mobility Office: GOT-IT (

This position may be designated 55 b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility.
For more information on this program, please visit the NYS Department of Civil Service website: 55b/c Recruitment Resources Center (

Duties Description Duties Description:
• Receive, pick up, deliver, open, appropriately record, time stamp, sort, and distribute mail, e-mail, or other forms of correspondence or communication, or goods, materials, or stores.
• Maintain files, correspondence, documents, records, materials, and stores pursuant to guidelines.
• Maintain various listings for mail service purposes.
• Process outgoing mail by inserting letters into envelopes, sealing envelopes, and applying correct postage.
• May operate a motor vehicle to pick up and deliver mail.
• Receive, unload, unpack, sort, store, count, and distribute goods received, following established procedures.
• Advise supervisor upon receipt of damaged goods or incomplete or incorrect shipments.
• Issue and may deliver goods from stock according to procedure.
• May package goods for shipment.
• Take periodic physical inventory and maintain perpetual inventory records.
• Keep shelves and stock clean, neat, and in proper place.

Additional Comments Desired Competencies:
• Must be able to push and pull carts, move packages, and lift mail buckets.
• Attention to detail.
• Ability to demonstrate exceptional, value-added service to internal and external customers.
• Strong communication and organizational skills.
• Demonstrates a positive commitment to the goals of the organization.
• Constructively manages interpersonal relationships.
• Demonstrate enthusiasm and encourage a positive work environment.

The Office of the New York State Comptroller (OSC) supports telecommuting where it is reasonable to do so based upon the agency’s mission and operational needs. Generally, employees new to OSC will be restricted from telecommuting for at least 8 calendar weeks. After the initial 8 calendar week restriction, if an employee’s duties and work performance are aligned with telecommuting they may be allowed to do so. Upon approval to telecommute, OSC employees may telecommute up to 5 days per pay period.
Reasonable Accommodation:
The NYS Office of the State Comptroller provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Division of Human Resources at (518) 474-1924.
Equal Opportunity Employment:
The Office of the NYS Comptroller values a workforce with a broad, diverse range of backgrounds and perspectives. All employees are expected to contribute to a professional environment focused on self-evaluation and improvement, as well as acceptance and support of coworkers.

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

Name Yasmin Vivian Cope

Telephone (518) 474-1924

Fax (518) 486-6723

Email Address


Street Office of Human Resources

110 State Street, 12th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12236


Notes on ApplyingSubmit a clear, concise cover letter and resume stating how you meet the above minimum qualifications to, no later than September 14, 2024. To access the job vacancy, copy the link above and paste it into your web browser.
If you have questions about this vacancy, please contact this Division representative:
Division contact: Leah Boggs,

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