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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/04/18

Applications Due06/15/18

Vacancy ID53905

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleStudent Assistant

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary GradeHourly

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

Salary RangeFrom $19.46 to $0 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-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 Albany

Street Address OPWDD - Division of Administration/Property Supports and Emergency Services


City Albany


Zip Code12229

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must be currently attending a New York State College, university or graduate program, or be a resident of New York State attending college, university or graduate program outside of New York State
• Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in a related field (eg., Planning, Information Technology, Geography, Engineering, Transportation, etc.)
• Working knowledge of databases, spreadsheets, word processing
• Must be a US Citizen or foreign national eligible to work in the United States
• Must be 18 Years of age or older


The Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) provides high-quality, person-centered services, supports and advocacy to individuals with developmental disabilities in New York State. Our guiding principle in our interactions with the people we serve and each other is “Putting People First,” and is exemplified with values of compassion, dignity, diversity, excellence and honesty.
The Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) Division of Administration is seeking a Student Assistant to provide an opportunity to learn about the management and operation of geographic information systems (GIS) in a real-world environment and as it relates to a New York State agency.

• Data creation, maintenance, manipulation and spatial analysis
• Geo-referencing acquisition maps and surveys to establish boundaries of property ownership
• Create new GIS datasets based upon existing standards
• Edit existing Shapefiles, Geodatabases, & relational databases
• Acquire, download, correct and integrate hardcopy and electronic maps into GIS datasets
• Read and interpret land use documents, legal descriptions, deeds, construction drawings, aerial photography, plats, maps and as-built drawings
• Utilize and compare datasets from multiple sources and geospatial programs
• Use of ESRI ArcGIS and Blue Marble Geographics Global Mapper software

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.

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

Name Annette Sattinger

Telephone 518-473-9689

Fax 518-474-9902

Email Address


Street OPWDD Personnel Office

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingSubmit cover letter and résumé by June 15, 2018. Please reference the above EOA #2018-69 in all correspondence.

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