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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/10/18

Applications Due09/20/18

Vacancy ID58790

AgencyTemporary and Disability Assistance, Office of

TitleHomeless Services Representative 1 or Trainee 1

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 25%

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 New York

Street Address 317 Lenox Ave.

City Harlem


Zip Code10027

Minimum Qualifications Homeless Services Representative 1, Grade 18:
Eligible for lateral or 70.1 transfer by having one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in an appropriate title;


Homeless Services Representative Trainee 1, NS:
Eligible for a lateral transfer, or a 70.1 transfer, by having one year of permanent competitive service in an appropriate title.


Reachable on the appropriate eligible list in Harlem.

Duties Description Duties of the position will include, but will not be limited to, the following:
• Perform inspections of homeless shelters; assess the physical plant of shelters including health, sanitation and safety standards; review programmatic requirements including, but not limited to, resident rights and services, admission/discharge policies, staffing, food service, child care, recreation, and record management;
• Review inspection reports of uncertified shelters submitted by local social services districts and conduct follow-up inspections, when required by regulations;
• Prepare written reports and findings regarding all inspections;
• Investigate complaints and conduct follow-up inspections, where warranted;
• Provide technical assistance to shelter operators;
• Examine and approve shelter operational plans;
• Review and approve applications and reapplications for shelter certification;
• Participate in the development of new and revised shelter regulations and homeless policies;
• Assist in the analysis of operational budgets.

Additional Comments Full-time, permanent or contingent-permanent appointments will be made. Travel may be required. If certified by Civil Service, mandatory reemployment list candidates must be considered first for appointment to these titles.

Salary for Trainee 1 is $42,986.

This position includes $3026 in location pay.

***Candidates should reference posting #18-170 when submitting your application.*** If submitting electronically, please reference posting #18-170 as part of your subject line.

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

Name Recruitment Unit

Telephone (518) 402-3991

Fax (518) 474-9374

Email Address


Street 40 North Pearl Street, 12B

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12243


Notes on ApplyingTo apply, please send a cover letter and resume. Include a current, Civil Service title and grade level and clearly state how you meet the minimum qualifications.

You may be required to provide acceptable proof of education, experience, credential and/or license to demonstrate that you meet the minimum qualifications for appointment to this position.

Applicants will be required to prove their eligibility for employment based upon acceptance of a position in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

If you are a retiree currently receiving benefits, indicate this and the name of the retirement system in your response.

In accordance with state law, Governor’s Executive Order No. 6 and Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance does not discriminate against disabled individuals. If you are disabled and require reasonable accommodation at the time of the interview, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Development in Albany at (518) 473-8555 or in New York City at (212) 961-8216.

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