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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/01/18

Applications Due08/15/18

Vacancy ID56651

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleDevelopmental Disabilities Program Specialist 2 - Regional

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade25

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

Salary RangeFrom $81446 to $102661 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? Yes

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Franklin

Street Address DDRO 2

2445 State Route 30

City Tupper Lake


Zip Code12986

Minimum Qualifications Transfer Qualifications:
Any current DDPS 2
Any permanent employee eligible for a 70.1 transfer.

Promotional Opportunities:
Anyone currently reachable on the Civil Service List.

Provisional Appointment: In the event that there is not a valid eligible list, candidates who meet the qualifications may be qualified for a provisional appointment:
Note: If you are appointed provisionally, you must take the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title and your score must be reachable on the resulting eligible list before you can be permanently appointed. If you do not pass the examination or achieve a reachable score, you may not be retained.

Minimum Qualifications: You must be a qualified employee of the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Developmental Disabilities Program Specialist 1 or Developmental Disabilities Program Specialist 1 (Spanish Language).

Selection Criteria:

• Possess excellent communication skills, writing skills and organization skills
• Ability to make independent decisions when supervisor is unavailable.
• Review of the time and attendance and personal history folder.
• Must be able to flex time as required.

Under the supervision of the Region 2 Deputy Director, the incumbent has district wide responsibilities (6 counties of the “Sunmount” region) which will include but not be limited to, Coordination of Waiver Services, Housing and Development, Self-Direction, Residential and Local School Transition.

• Will provide, as needed, Voluntary Operated (VO) agencies with technical assistance in the planning, funding, development and implementation of the Front Door and OPWDD’s transition into Managed Care Service Delivery System.
• Act as liaison between Central Office and Voluntary Agencies, disseminate relevant information regarding OPWDD supports and services.
• Participate in OPWDD regional and statewide meetings pertaining to duties as outlined above.
• Participate as member of the RO2 Leadership Team.
• Will supervise and provide training and technical assistance to the Waiver, Self-Direction, School Transition, Development Teams.
• Will provide oversite and technical assistance in the review and monitoring of voluntary agencies.
• Administrator on Duty and other tasks as assigned.
• Occasional Travel Required.
• Other duties as assigned.

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.
• Position may be eligible for Loan Forgiveness via the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program:
• For more information on PSLF, please visit

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

Name Sunmount-OHRM

Telephone 518-359-4150

Fax 518-359-4161

Email Address


Street DDRO 2

2445 State Route 30

City Tupper Lake

State NY

Zip Code 12986


Notes on ApplyingPlease reference the above EOA # 18-100 in all correspondence.

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