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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/08/18

Applications Due08/23/18

Vacancy ID57905

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitlePayroll Examiner 2, Central Office;

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade15

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $50547 to $61229 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 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address NYS Office of Mental Health

75 New Scotland Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12208

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be employed by New York State to be eligible to apply for this position.

Candidates must have permanent status as a Payroll Examiner 2, Grade 15, and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible for transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill a Payroll Examiner 2, Grade 15, position in the Office of Financial Management, Consolidated Business Office. The Consolidated Business Office, Consolidated Payroll Service Unit is responsible for processing payroll transactions and providing payroll services for 24 OMH psychiatric facilities and OMH Central Office staff. The incumbent will lead staff responsible for processing payroll transactions, direct deposits, deductions, taxes, miscellaneous payments and related material for employees at several OMH facilities Statewide. Specific duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Monitor team and individual progress during payroll closeout and provide assistance as needed by utilizing the various salary manuals, payroll bulletins, queries and OSC contacts.

Supervise staff/lead a team to ensure compliance with OMH standards for Time and Attendance, performance evaluations and work habits.

Perform complex salary calculations by researching OSC records for prior service, applying appropriate salary rules and working with OSC Salary Determination Unit.

Extract data from PayServ using Query in order to maintain internal controls and to provide data as required by other organizations within the Agency.

Lead team in implementing payroll related policy directives, contract initiatives and reporting requirements in accordance with OSC Payroll Bulletins, Budget Bulletins, negotiated agreements, GOER directives and Civil Service memoranda.

Serve as a liaison to assigned facility to ensure compliance with established procedures and deadlines and to resolve payroll issues requiring coordination between OSC, Treasury, and Central Office Facility Personnel.

Work directly with other Team Leaders to ensure coverage of payroll as needed.

Additional Comments The Consolidated Business Office is conveniently located in independent offices on the grounds of the Capital District PC at 75 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, New York. Guaranteed covered parking with exclusive employee entrance to office areas is available for $5/month.

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

Name Kimberly Chapman


Fax (518) 486-3897



Street NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #57905 in the subject line of your email when applying.

You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.

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