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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/05/18

Applications Due09/20/18

Vacancy ID58607

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleChild Abuse Prevention Specialist 2

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $73284 to $92693 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-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 Monroe

Street Address Rochester Regional Office-Child Welfare & Community Services

259 Monroe Avenue

City Rochester


Zip Code14607

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree and four years of family and children services experience* including or supplemented by two years in the planning, development or delivery of child abuse and/or neglect programs.

This experience must include or be supplemented by one year of investigative experience and one year of professional level supervision. (The one year of professional level supervision may be substituted by two years of successful permanent experience as a Child Abuse Specialist 1)

*Children and family services experience may include, but is not limited to, adoption services, foster care services for children and/or adults, preventive services and protective services for children and/or adults.

Duties Description Oversight, monitoring and the provision of technical assistance regarding child protective services to the Local Departments of Social Services in a nine-county region. This includes ensuring required activities are completed in the after math of child fatality reviews. This is fulfilled through direct participation in oversight activities and supervision of Rochester Regional Office staff.

Coordination, supervision and participation in program reviews conducted in Local Departments of Social Services and Voluntary Agencies providing residential care to children in foster care. This is performed in collaboration with RRO Supervisors and Regional Director.

Supervision of the certification, oversight and provision of technical assistance to agencies providing residential services to victims of domestic violence.

Supervision of the licensing, oversight and provision of technical assistance to agencies providing services to runaway and homeless youth.

Represent OCFS RRO at regional forums related to child welfare including child protective services, foster care, adoption and preventive services.

Providing back-up leadership at RRO as needed and assist Regional Director in day to day office operations

Supervision of subordinate staff

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Additional Comments A valid NYS Driver’s license is required.

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 #18-645 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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