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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/07/18

Applications Due08/23/18

Vacancy ID57836

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleChildren and Family Services Specialist Trainee 1/2

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $42986 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class 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 Rensselaer

Street Address Capital View Office Park-DJJOY-Class & Movement

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 Children & Family Services Specialist Traineeship level.


Transfer Opportunity:
One year of permanent competitive service as a Children & Family Services Specialist 1; OR

One year of permanent competitive service of 55 b/c service in a title eligible for transfer under section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law;


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 PCO list, you may be eligible for appointment to a traineeship leading to the Grade 18.

Duties Description Within the Office of Community Partnerships, in the Bureau of Classification and Movement, incumbent’s responsibilities may include but not be limited to: monitoring admissions and releases from OCFS facilities (Secure, Limited Secure and Non-Secure) and Voluntary Agencies; maintaining facility rosters; reviewing intake material; determining release eligibility, level of supervision; reviewing movement requests, fenners, time allowance and Facility Director Proceedings; it may also include data collection and data entry for admissions, permanency and parole board.

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview

Additional Comments Note: If you are reachable on the Children and Family Services Specialist 1 list, you will receive a canvas letter.

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 #18-576 MEP

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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