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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/08/17

Applications Due09/25/17

Vacancy ID43689

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Administrator Trainee 1 (3 Positions) - 21997, 21998, 22013

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $42143 to $70566 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Division of Nutrition, Bureau of Supplemental Food Programs

Riverview Center

City Menands (Albany)


Zip Code12204

Minimum Qualifications Active list candidate on the New York State Department of Civil Service’s Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list #26-240 with a score of 100.0 or higher.

Preferred Qualifications:
The preferred candidate can effectively work in a fast-paced office and prioritize multiple assignments. Excellent organizational, analytical, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Proficiency using Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook and SharePoint).

Duties Description The Bureau of Supplemental Food Programs (BSFP) is currently recruiting for three (3) Health Program Administrator (HPA), G18 positions. BSFP administers the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), which provides breastfeeding support, nutrition counseling, health education, referrals for health care and other services, and nutritious foods to approximately 430,000 women, infants and children each month, through 92 local agency contracts valued at $134 million, at 400 service sites.
The Health Program Administrators will serve as liaisons with contractors, stakeholders, and other section staff to ensure a successful implementation of the program’s new web-based Management Information System (NYWIC) and eWIC, which is the Federal mandate to convert the current WIC paper checks to an electronic benefits card. These positions will participate in user acceptance testing, provide system technical assistance and on-site support required for roll-out to WIC local agencies. The HPA will also assist with creating and revising WIC policies and procedures to align with NYWIC/eWIC processes and participate and/or lead teams for ongoing projects.

Additional Comments Permanent or contingent-permanent, full-time two year traineeship leading to a G18. Occasional travel within New York State, including to locations that may not be served by public transportation, is required.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group - EGB/PCO/21997

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217 Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingIf you have a score of 100.0 or higher on the PCO #26-240 eligible list, submit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/PCO/21997, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to with Reference Code EGB/PCO/21997 included in the subject line. *Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes accepted until September 25, 2017.

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