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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/11/18

Applications Due07/11/18

Vacancy ID46724

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleDDSCTA 1 - American Sign Language

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade11

Bargaining UnitISU - Institutional Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $40324 to $49417 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 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Franklin

Street Address 2445 State Route 30

City Tupper Lake


Zip Code12986

Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIOINS: Any current DDSCTA 1/Trainee with ability to speak and interpret American Sign Language.

NOTE: Civil Service will determine your fluency and ability to perform interpretation for American Sign Language.


The DDSCTA I/Trainee who fulfills this position will be expected to complete all duties of the DDSCTA I and/or Trainee, with the following additional duties and responsibilities:
• Implement and interpret American Sign Language (ASL).
• Receptively and expressively, interpret accurately, effectively and impartially, using any necessary specialized vocabulary.
• Convey the individuals’ messages accurately.
• Provide training to the individual(s) who use(s) American Sign Language to communicate.
• Provide training to team members, family members, other individuals and a variety of support staff who communicate with the individual(s) with a hearing impairment.
• Accompany the individual to classes, consultations, appointments, outings/trips, court appearances, visits, recreational activities and so forth as recommended by the treatment team.
• Seek out and continue to improve his or her own ASL skills through workshops and classes.
• Seek out honest assessments of his or her own ASL skills from other people who have hearing impairments.

Additional Comments 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.
• 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.
• Position may be eligible for Loan Forgiveness via the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program:
• For more information on PSLF, please visit

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

Name Sunmount OHRM

Telephone 518-359-4150

Fax 518-359-4161

Email Address


Street 2445 State Route 30

City Tupper Lake

State NY

Zip Code 12986


Notes on ApplyingPlease reference the above EOA # 18-03 in all correspondence.

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