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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/31/18

Applications Due10/01/18

Vacancy ID58551

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleSecurity Hospital Supervising Treatment Assistant, Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center, P18685

Occupational CategoryEnforcement or Protective Services

Salary Grade20

Bargaining UnitSSPU - Security Supervisors Unit (Council 82)

Salary RangeFrom $64128 to $78090 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40


From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Orange

Street Address Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center

2834 Route 17M

City New Hampton


Zip Code10958

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable for appointment from the current Civil Service eligible list for the title;


Be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. To qualify for a Section 70.1 transfer, candidates must have at least one year of permanent status, in a qualifying title approved for transfer by Civil Service, within two salary grades of the Grade 20 level.


Provisional Opportunity

In the event that there is not a valid eligible list, employees of the New York State Office of Mental Health who have 1 year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Security Hospital Senior Treatment Assistant, SG-16, may be qualified for provisional appointment.


Candidates must also submit an online application for the Security Hospital Supervising Treatment Assistant examination by Wednesday, October 17, 2018. The examination announcement and the online application can be found at the following link:

Candidates appointed provisionally must take the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title, and their score must be reachable on the resulting eligible list before they can be permanently appointed. Candidates who do not pass the examination or achieve a reachable score may not be retained.

Duties Description As a Security Hospital Supervising Treatment Assistant, you would supervise Security Hospital Senior Treatment Assistants and Security Hospital Treatment Assistants on an assigned shift at a maximum security forensic psychiatric center operated by the Office of Mental Health (OMH). You would assign staff to ensure adequate coverage at all times and review and approve all work orders placed by clinical and direct care staff to ensure that clinical initiatives do not conflict with patient security and safety. You would train and direct subordinates, as well as ensure staff compliance with facility rules, regulations, policies, and guidelines. You would also participate in meetings and committees as assigned by the Security Hospital Treatment Chief.

Additional Comments Background Investigation Requirements:
Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC) which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

Additional Comments:

This position is eligible for the Mid-Hudson Adjustment of $919.

This position may also be eligible for additional monies including:

Pre-shift briefing allowance
Annual Inconvenience pay
Uniform allowance
Facility Security Supervisor Pay

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

Name Human Resources


Fax (845) 374-8867

Email Address


Street Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center

2834 Route 17M

City New Hampton

State NY

Zip Code 10958


Notes on ApplyingPlease indicate the Title, Vacancy ID # and Location of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email or fax. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it along with your other application materials via fax, mail or the Human Resources email address noted above.

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