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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/15/18

Applications Due05/30/18

Vacancy ID53334

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleTreatment Team Leader, CNY DDSO Rome

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade661

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $79184 to $100091 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 Oneida

Street Address EOC Utica Supervised Apartments

118 Utica Business Park

City Utica


Zip Code13502

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must be currently permanent in the title of Treatment Team Leader, or reachable on the current Civil Service List, or be eligible to transfer via Sections 70.1 or 52.6 of the Civil Service Law. Please include your social security number for service verification and transfer eligibility determination purposes.

Simultaneous to this posting, The Civil Service List for Treatment Team Leader may be canvassed. Management reserves the right to consider either a transfer or list candidate.

Provisional Qualifications:

If appointed on provisional status, you must participate in the next Civil Service examination(s) and be a reachable candidate in order to obtain permanent status and maintain your position.

On or before April 18, 2015, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Office For People With Developmental Disabilities and have had three months permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service in one of the titles (including parenthetics) listed below:

Group 1:
Chief Occupational Therapist, Chief Physical Therapist, Chief Recreation Therapist, Coordinator Intensive Case Management Services, Developmental Disabilities Program Specialist 1, Developmental Disabilities Program Specialist 2, Developmental Specialist 4, Head Occupational Therapist, Head Physical Therapist, Head Recreation Therapist, Licensed Psychologist, Mental Hygiene Nursing Program Coordinator, Nurse Administrator 1, Nurse Administrator 2, Social Work Supervisor 1, Speech Language Pathology Audiology Program Coordinator 1, Speech Language Pathology Audiology Program Coordinator 2, Supervisor of Rehabilitation Services.


Group 2:
Associate Psychologist, Audiologist 1, Audiologist 2, Community Mental Health Nurse, Developmental Specialist 3, Habilitation Specialist 2, Infection Control Nurse, Intermediate Care Facility Program Manager 1, Intermediate Care Facility Program Manager 2, Licensed Master Social Worker 2, Mental Hygiene Staff

Developmental Specialist 3 (Nursing), Nurse 2 (and all parenthetics), Nurse 3 (and all parenthetics), Nurse Practitioner (and all parenthetics), Physician Assistant, Psychologist 2, Rehabilitation Counselor 1, Rehabilitation Counselor 2, Residential Program Manager 1, Senior Occupational Therapist, Senior Physical Therapist, Senior Recreational Therapist, Senior Speech and Hearing Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist, Speech Language Pathologist 2, Teacher 4, Utilization Review Coordinator.

If you were permanently appointed to a qualifying title on or before January 18, 2015, and have served continuously in this title since that date, you are eligible to file for this examination.

Qualifying experience for appointment from the eligible list:

After one year of service in a Group 1 Title OR two years of service in a Group 2 title, successful candidate will be qualified for appointment from the eligible list.

Duties Description Position Description:

Under the supervision of the DDPS4 the TTL is responsible for all clinical, programmatic, and administrative functions relating to the operation of group homes providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities. The TTL is responsible for ensuring the safety and welfare of all individuals under their charge, The TTL interfaces with families, correspondents, and medical facilities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide leadership and direction to the operations of assigned programs and services:

• Ensure compliance with regulations, control agency standards, and local DSO policies and procedures.

• Develop and implement program goals.
• Promote agency and DSO philosophy and initiatives.
• Supervise the interdisciplinary treatment team providing a range of programmatic services.
• Provides leadership, guidance & supervision to clinical and supervisory staff.
• Fosters positive relationships between direct care and clinical staff, as well as between residential and day program staff.
• Evaluates staff effectiveness. Motivates and coaches staff to improve quality of services delivered. Ensures provision of training/retraining as needed.
• Oversees the management of all key resources, while involving appropriate staff in relevant decision making & management.
• Ensures that all staff are deployed and utilized in the most efficient and effective manner.
• Ensures that safe and positive physical plant environments are provided and maintained. Ensures that both personal service and non-personal service expenditures for assigned sites are appropriate, and do not exceed allocations.
• Ensures an appropriate level of staff involvement in all these processes.
• Ensures that all required documentation and administrative reports are prepared per established guidelines.
• Serves on a variety of committees and coordinates special projects as requested/assigned.
• Functions as an integral member of the unit's administrative team, contributing to planning, goal setting, & evaluation of service.
• Oversees the management of the Family Care program for the four Eastern Counties.

Additional Comments SELECTION CRITERIA:

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate and will be evaluated against the following criteria:

• Ability to maintain productive working relationships with other Administrative Units, Community Representatives, Private Agencies, Colleagues, Union Representatives and Subordinates.
• Knowledge of a variety of treatment and service delivery techniques and the ability to plan, organize and oversee delivery of such services.
• Skills in conflict management and problem solving.
• Working knowledge and demonstrated skill in the principles and practices of management and supervision.
• Ability to analyze, plan, organize, train, assign, monitor, and evaluate programmatic and managerial initiatives, and to address related issues as identified.
• Knowledge of the needs and sensitivities of the community and of the resources available within the community which have the potential for development to meet service delivery needs.
• Working knowledge of applicable federal and state regulations governing operations of all programs – inclusive of main provisions of the HCBS Waiver.
• Working knowledge of the components of an ISP/IPOPO and respective supplementary plans and the roles and responsibilities of various service providers.
• Knowledge of CNY DSO/POWDD Policies and Procedures and current Labor/Management Agreements.
• Ability to prepare comprehensive written proposals for new or expanded services as well as other written administrative reports.
• Willingness to adjust one’s personal schedule to meet program, client and organizational needs.
• Possess acceptable attendance record as specified in the DDSO Time and Attendance Policy and Demonstrated.
• Possess Acceptable Work Record (E-File).
• Ability to travel to and from various sites within a reasonable amount of time.

Application Procedure:

Qualified candidates should submit a posting reply form (PRF-1) and a resume to the Rome Human Resources Office of the Central New York DSO by the closing date indicated above. Any questions regarding the duties of this position may be directed to Leona Cookinham at 336-2300 ext. 246. The Search Committee reserves the right to consider only those applications, which clearly indicate the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and selection criteria. Information contained in your resume will be used by the committee to determine which candidates will be called for an interview.

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Name Human Resources

Telephone 315-336-2300 ext. 578

Fax 315-338-0443

Email Address


Street Central NY DDSO

101 West Liberty Street

City Rome

State NY

Zip Code 13440


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a cover letter and resume by 05/30/2018 and include EOA # 18-99 on all correspondence to: Central NY DDSO, Human Resources, 101 W. Liberty Street, Rome, NY 13440 or email:

Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that he or she needs a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Central Office at (518) 402-7644 or Email at to obtain information and RA forms.

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• 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.

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