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Minimum Qualifications Permanent service in this title, or one-year permanent service in a title allocated to a SG-16 or higher and otherwise eligible for transfer under Civil Service Law. Candidates on the PCO, PATT and Contract Management Specialist 1 eligible lists will be canvassed. You may be eligible for 70.4 transfer to the Trainee 1 level if you have served one year in a position SG-11 or higher, have a Bachelor’s degree, and have taken and passed the PCT, PCO or PATT exam. Questions on eligibility can be directed to the Human Resources Office.
Candidates appointed at the Trainee 1 level will need to successfully complete a two-year traineeship before advancing to the CMS1, SG-18 level.
Duties Description The duties of these positions will include, but are not limited to, the following:
•Assisting with coordinating the solicitation, evaluation and awarding of grants through a variety of procurement methods, such as RFPs, IFBs, Sole/Single Source procurements etc.;
•Following up on proposed contracts throughout the approval process with internal reviewers and external approval agencies;
•Assisting with developing and updating contract materials, reports and instructions, and policies and procedures for use by grant-funded programs;
•Reviewing budget modifications and contract amendments to determine the impact on the contract and to ensure continued compliance with applicable regulations;
•Monitoring voucher payment process for assigned contracts;
•Overseeing the review and approval of all grant-funded programs’ contract quarterly performance reports;
•Examining quarterly expenses for compliance with federal and state requirements;
•Approving program transactions including vouchers for payment, subcontracts, leases, equipment purchases and dispositions, and travel requests;
•Reviewing and approving of all grant-supported program monthly objectives and the summary of services log;
•Planning and conducting site visits of grant-funded programs to ensure compliance with contract requirements and federal and state guidelines;
•Assisting Victim Assistance Programs in identifying allowable services/expenses under federal Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) guidelines;
•Assisting Victim Assistance programs in helping victims of crime;
•Drafting of reports, analyses and correspondence as required for federal, state, agency, and departmental purposes; and
•Working closely with other agency departments, federal and state agencies, and grant-funded programs to effectively accomplish the responsibilities of the position.
Additional Comments REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The NYS Office of Victim Services provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Sandra van Kampen, Director of Workforce Diversity and Equity Programs at (518) 485-7962.The Equal Employment Opportunity Utilization Report is also available for review by contacting Sandra van Kampen.
Approximately 25% local and overnight travel required.
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Alfred E. Smith Building