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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/31/18

Applications Due08/15/18

Vacancy ID56634

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleTraining Specialist 1

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 70%

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 Rensselaer

Street Address Capital View Office Park-Bureau of Training

52 Washington Street

City Rensselaer


Zip Code12144

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable for appointment from the appropriate Civil Service list for this title – appointment made at the Training Specialist Traineeship level. OR

Transfer Opportunity:

One year of permanent competitive service as a Training Specialist 1

eligible for transfer pursuant to Section 52.6 or Section 70.1of the Civil Service Law;
One year of permanent competitive service as an Assistant Training Technician (YS);
Eligible for Section 70.4 Transfer.*

*70.4 Transfer: If you are a State employee with at least one year of permanent competitive service in a title Grade 11 or higher and have a passing score on the PCT or the PMI lists, you may be eligible for appointment to a traineeship leading to the Grade 18.

Duties Description Training all security, health and safety, and trauma-related curricula, including but not limited to: Crisis Prevention and Management, NY Model, First Aid/CPR/AED, etc. for Raise the Age (RTA) programs across the state.

Partner with Juvenile Justice, to assess ongoing training needs, conduct training, and provide technical assistance for the maintenance of training programs, as needed.

Providing a similar level of support to other RTA programs, as requested. The incumbent will collaborate with other BTD staff for curricula development, to include the development of simulation outcome based training to be conducted at the NYS Human Services Training Center.

This position will require travel to offsite locations.

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Additional Comments Travel required: 70% based on need Hours: 9am-5pm

Note: For appointments to the Training Specialist Trainee level, advancement to the Training Specialist 1 is automatic upon successful completion of a two-year traineeship.

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

Name New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Telephone 518-473-7936

Fax 518-474-0017

Email Address


Street Bureau of Personnel, EOA #18-549 MAA

52 Washington Street, 231 North

City Rensselaer

State NY

Zip Code 12144


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter giving the Title, Location, and EOA Number of the position being applied for. Please provide your email address and your work, home and cell phone numbers. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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