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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/29/18

Applications Due07/16/18

Vacancy ID54775

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleSenior Architect - 51056

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade24

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

Salary RangeFrom $77187 to $97448 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address OPCHSM, Center for Health Care Facility Planning, Licensure and Finance

Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Current NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent service as a Senior Architect OR current New York State employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent service in a qualifying title and eligible to transfer under section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law OR one year of permanent or contingent-permanent service in a G-22 or higher position and meeting the following qualifications for Section 70.4 transfer: must have a New York State Professional Architect’s License and Current Registration.
Experience in project development of Health Care Facilities; experience on major construction projects including review and approval of program, preliminary design and final construction documents; experience in program analysis including coordination of NYS regulatory requirements; experience in NFPA, Life Safety Codes and NYS Building Codes for health care facility planning; PC proficiency and plan review.

Duties Description Reporting to an Associate Architect/Team Leader in the Bureau of Architecture and Engineering Review (BAER), the Senior Architect performs a wide variety of tasks to ensure that health care facilities comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws, rules and regulations. Reviews designs, plans and specifications for renovation and new construction of health care facilities for conformance to the State Hospital Code and Standards of Construction for Medical Facilities. May perform regional on-site inspections of projects under construction. May perform onsite construction inspection, prepare reports including changes to be made and approves the facility’s plan to comply with the changes. Serves as the regional technical expert to Department of Health surveillance surveyors in regional offices regarding technical code clarifications and the application of such codes that affect patients and residents of health facilities. Performs evaluations of codes and regulations and interprets requirements for consultant architects, engineers and regional office technical staff.

Additional Comments Permanent, full time. You must submit proof of your New York State Architect’s License and current registration at the interview to be considered for appointment.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, DB/SA/51056

Telephone (518) 486-1812

Fax (518) 473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, DB/SA/51056 Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to, with Reference Code DB/SA/51056 included in the subject line. Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes accepted until July 16, 2018.

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