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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/21/17

Applications Due01/05/18

Vacancy ID46235

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleSocial Work Assistant 3 - WNY

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade17

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

Salary RangeFrom $52518 to $66855 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? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address 1200 East and West Road

Based in Bldg. 16

City West Seneca


Zip Code14224

Minimum Qualifications Permanent service as a Social Work Assistant 3 in a New York State agency eligible for transfer
At least one year of permanent service in a title eligible for 70.1 transfer pursuant to Civil Service Law
Reachable on the current New York State Civil service list for Social Work Assistant 3

The successful candidate for this position will serve as an integral member of the WNY Regional Office Front Door Team. The
candidate will assume responsibilities that will include, but not be limited to, promotion of the OPWDD Transformation Agenda
and Goals; specifically to provide information and training to individuals, families, and provider agencies regarding self-direction,
employment, day services and residential options, in addition to other OPWDD initiatives. The candidate will be required to work
flexible hours when needed to accommodate individuals and families.

• Serve as a Front Door Facilitator and process requests for access to OPWDD services
• Complete an assessment of needs and current supports
• Provide information to individuals and families regarding OPWDD services and additional community supports
• Participate in the Quality Review Team process
• Maintain electronic record and tracking of Front Door contacts (Eligibility, Assessment, and Authorization Tool)
• Complete preliminary individualized service plan to authorize services and supports
• Assist with providing Front Door Information Session trainings for individuals, families and provider agencies
• Additional duties and responsibilities as needed and related to OPWDD/Regional Office functions


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

Name Elaine Kawczynski, Human Resources Specialist 1

Telephone 716-608-2550

Fax 716-517-3715

Email Address


Street Western New York DDSO

1200 East and West Road

City West Seneca

State NY

Zip Code 14224


Notes on ApplyingPlease reference EOA# 2017-1009ek on all correspondence when submitting a resume

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