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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/04/18

Applications Due05/19/18

Vacancy ID53013

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleChildren and Family Services Specialist 1

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 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 Onondaga

Street Address The Atrium

100 S. Salina St. Suite 350

City Syracuse


Zip Code13202

Minimum Qualifications One year of permanent competitive service or 55b/c service as a Children and Family Services Specialist 1 or eligible for a 70.1 transfer.

Duties Description Work with the Regional CMSO and Facility staff to develop effective strategies of matching youth's vocational/employment interests and experiences gained while in facility to opportunities in their home communities.

Develop and maintain partnerships with training providers, employers, youth development providers and community colleges in order to follow individual academic and career education plans.

Provide job readiness instruction, including employment
counseling services, oversee development of youth portfolios (vocational folders).

Establish a system for placing youth in jobs appropriate to their skills, aptitudes and interests.

Provide direction in the integration of academic and workforce development skills.

Responsible for program development and fiscal oversight.

Provide technical assistance and monitoring to local departments of social services and voluntary agencies on numerous issues

Update and disseminate policies and agency forms related to DJJOY requirements and regulations

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

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

Name New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Telephone 518-473-7936

Fax 518-474-0017

Email Address


Street Bureau of Personnel, EOA #18-340 JLR

52 Washington Street, 231 North

City Rensselaer

State NY

Zip Code 12144


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter giving the Title, Location, and EOA Number of the position being applied for. Please provide your email address and your work, home and cell phone numbers. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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