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80 South Swan Street
Minimum Qualifications Permanent service in this title, or one year of permanent competitive or 55 b/c service in a title SG-13 or higher and otherwise eligible for transfer under Civil Service Law. Candidates on the eligible list will be considered, and need not apply to this posting.
Duties Description This is a key administrative position which supports the day to day operations of the Office of Probation and Correctional Alternatives (OPCA). The incumbent provides a full range of professional administrative services in support of the office and is the secretary for the Deputy Commissioner/Director and the Assistant Director of OPCA. The incumbent represents OPCA and manages communications with all external entities, including state-county probation communications. The duties of the incumbent include, but are not limited to: coordinating and screening phone calls for executive staff; reviewing and tracking incoming mail; managing executive staff travel, including processing of travel vouchers; scheduling meetings, maintaining calendars, preparing meeting materials and taking meeting minutes; and logging and tracking critical incident reports.
The Secretary 2 also prepares reports and general correspondence; tracks complaints; establishes and maintains both electronic and hard copy files; orders office supplies; arranges prospective employee interviews; maintains mailing lists, directories and contact information of all county probation directors; and prepares service award certificates and retirement letters upon request from counties.
Additional Comments Appointment is subject to Division of Budget waiver approval.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The Division of Criminal Justice 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.
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80 South Swan Street
Notes on ApplyingPlease send a cover letter and resume to the email / address listed above. Please reference posting # 53305 in your email / cover letter.
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