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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/05/18

Applications Due07/19/18

Vacancy ID54904

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleWorkforce Programs Specialist 3 - Rochester

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $73284 to $92693 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 60%

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 Monroe

Street Address Division of Employment and Workforce Solutions

276 Waring Road

City Rochester


Zip Code14609

Minimum Qualifications Note: The purpose of this vacancy posting is to notify individuals about transfer opportunities. Candidates reachable on the Civil Service Eligible list(s) will be canvassed. However, you may also apply if you are eligible for appointment by one of the following qualifications:


An employee with one-year permanent competitive service as an Associate Employment Services Representative is eligible to apply for 70.1 transfer.


This position is designated administrative under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law and may be filled by administrative transfer under that section provided all transfer criteria is met. To be eligible for transfer, candidates must have one year of permanent competitive service in a title Grade 21 or above designated administrative under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law.

Duties Description Under the general direction of a Workforce Programs Manager 1 or 2, the Workforce Programs Specialist 3 supervises and trains Workforce Programs Specialist 1s, Workforce Programs Specialist 2s, and support staff. Workforce Programs Specialist 3s also participate in the development, implementation, and management of performance based and cost-reimbursement based contract documents; conduct monitoring, provide technical assistance and guidance to contract administrators/program operators, etc. including those receiving funding; prepare and assist in the preparation of technical advisories, commissioner letters, program policy releases, bulletins, and memos regarding both employment and training, regulations, guidelines and Federal and State mandates. Workforce Programs Specialist 3s also work with grant recipients and agency staff on changes in procedures or requirements; attend and serve on various intra and interagency advisory and task forces addressing the interpretation of procedural and policy issues relating to workforce employment and training programs; conduct presentations, represent the Department at job fairs, and markets various program activities; develop operating procedures for grant/contract program implementation; review, monitor, and evaluate Federal and State workforce employment and training programs to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, rules, regulations, and policies and work with systems staff to develop and implement databases for the purpose of providing management reports and to facilitate the collection of data to be used to evaluate services and prepare reports.

Additional Comments Position specific job duties may include occasional altered work schedule or job assignments which require availability and willingness to work occasional evening and/or out-stationed assignments.

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

Name Tina Pan

Telephone (518) 457-1020

Fax (518) 457-9495

Email Address


Street New York State Department of Labor

Harriman State Campus, Building 12, Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title, location and vacancy ID #54904 you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. Failure to do so may result in the delay of processing your application. In order to qualify you for the position, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by the NYSDOL Personnel Bureau for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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