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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/29/17

Applications Due12/13/17

Vacancy ID45737

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleHabilitation Specialist 1 - State Operations

Occupational CategoryEducation, Teaching

Salary Grade14

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

Salary RangeFrom $44564 to $56113 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? Yes

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Kings

Street Address 59TH Street Day Habilitation

840 E 59TH Street

City Brooklyn


Zip Code11234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Currently be employed by New York State as a permanent or contingent permanent Habilitation Specialist 1, OR

• Bachelor’s degree in Human Services and in a title eligible for 70.1 transfer, OR

• Reachable for appointment on the NYS Department of Civil Service list.


• Candidates will only be considered for this position if there is insufficient in-title and/or civil service list candidates.

• Management reserves the right to determine the number of qualified candidates to be interviewed.

Duties Description SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

Under the supervision of the Program Treatment Team Leader the incumbent will:
• Function as the classroom leader and provide training/guidance on the individuals’ day habilitation program goals/value outcomes.
• Develop and participate in community inclusion activities.
• Develop day habilitation plans for the individuals which reflect the value outcomes established.
• Develop classroom schedules and lesson plans.
• Maintain documentation on the program goals/value outcomes,
• Monitor and ensure all Day Habilitation Checklists (Waivers) are completed daily.
• Monitor and ensure Monthly Summaries are completed.
• Develop Task Analysis for the work sites.
• Conduct individuals’ Wage Evaluations.
• Supervise Team at work sites.
• Complete all necessary documentation required for the work Program.
• Ensure the individuals are evaluated regularly by DSU/ACCESS-VR to meet the WIOA requirement.
• Liaison for the individuals while on community inclusion activities and job sites.
• Work as a member of an Interdisciplinary Treatment Team.
• Attend and participate in all mandatory in-service trainings and staff meetings.
• May be asked to assist with other habilitation service needs as warranted.
• Participate in chart audits
• May be asked to chair committees.
• Other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments Please reference the above EOA # in all correspondence.

Please note:

• 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.
• If the number of interested candidates is three or fewer, the agency at its discretion may nominate a qualified employee for noncompetitive promotion under the provisions of Section 52.7 of the Civil Service Law.
• 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.


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

Name Diane Jones

Telephone (718) 642-3210

Fax (718) 642-5290

Email Address


Street Brooklyn DDSO - Personnel Office

888 Fountain Avenue

City Brooklyn

State NY

Zip Code 11239


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit cover letter and résumé by 12/13/17

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