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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/30/17

Applications Due12/14/17

Vacancy ID45766

AgencyFinancial Services, Department of

TitleTraining Specialist 1

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $55494 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 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address One State Street

City New York


Zip Code10004

Minimum Qualifications Appointment Method

List Appointment: Must be reachable for appointment on the Civil Service list #00-271, Public Administration Traineeship Transition (PATT) or Civil Service List #20-140, Professional Career Opportunities (PCO). If filled at the trainee level, the selected candidate must successfully complete a two-year traineeship.

Transfer: Must be eligible for transfer under Section 52.6, 70.1, and/or 70.4 of the Civil Service Law. Information regarding transfer eligibility may be available on the Civil Service Career Mobility Office website at:

Please note that candidates eligible for Section 70.4 transfer to Training Specialist Trainee 1 must be a current New York State employee in a position allocated to Grade 11 or higher and have a Bachelor’s Degree and a passing score on either the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) examination or the Public Administration Traineeship Transition (PATT) examination.

Duties Description The Department of Financial Services is seeking to fill the position of Training Specialist 1 in the Training Office in New York City. This position will report to Training Management and typical duties include, but are not limited to:

• Serves as a point of contact for DFS staff members regarding training curriculum schedules and responding to training program questions;
• Manages the Training Travel and Authorization requirements for all staff training;
• Serves as liaison with insurance/banking professional associations (e.g. NAIC, CSBS, etc.), and federal training providers (e.g. FDIC, FFIEC, FRB, etc.), to coordinate and execute training programs for Examiner staff;
• Participates in Train?the?Trainer workshops with GOER to be able to facilitate soft skills training to all DFS employees;
• Develops and maintains relationships with business unit designees to assess training program needs, curriculum identification, and proactively market opportunities to facilitate training requests;
• Researches and screens external vendors for potential training program content;
• Ensures training opportunities are in support of and compliance with agency policies, procedures and operations;
• Evaluates training program effectiveness through review and analytical input from course evaluation feedback;
• In conjunction with other unit staff, assists employees in obtaining training through the Statewide Learning Management System (SLMS) including enrollment, tracking, and pre?course work study notifications; and
• Assists the Director of Training with projects related to advancing the Training agenda for DFS, as assigned.

Additional information regarding the duties will be discussed at the time of interview.

Additional Comments Positions located within the New York City metropolitan area, as well as Suffolk, Nassau, Rockland, and Westchester Counties, are also eligible to receive an additional $3,026 annual downstate adjustment.

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

Name Denise Rotunda

Telephone 518-474-6459

Fax 518-402-5071

Email Address


Street One Commerce Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12257


Notes on ApplyingTo Apply: Interested qualified candidates must submit a resume and letter of interest no later than December 14, 2017 to the email address listed below. Please include (Box TS1-00706) in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application. Email submissions are preferred.

Denise Rotunda
Box TS1-00706
New York State Department of Financial Services
Office of Human Resources Management
One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Avenue, Suite 2016
Albany, NY 12257

All candidates that apply may not be scheduled for an interview.

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Department of Financial Services is required to provide reasonable accommodation for known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability if an accommodation would enable the applicant to perform the essential functions of the job and the accommodation would not constitute an undue hardship on the operations of the agency.

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