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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/13/18

Applications Due09/28/18

Vacancy ID58957

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleYouth Counselor 1

Occupational CategoryEnforcement or Protective Services

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 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 Onondaga

Street Address Syracuse CMSO

The Atrium, 100 S. Salina Street

City Syracuse


Zip Code13202

Minimum Qualifications One year of permanent competitive service as a Youth Counselor 1 or Youth Counselor 1 Spanish Language or in a title eligible for a 70.1 transfer

Duties Description The CMSO YC 1 provides direct case management services to youth who are in the custody of OCFS during all custodial phases of their commitment to OCFS and while under supervision in the community.

The YC 1 plays a critical role as a primary member of the youth’s Support Team, by serving as an informed voice for the youth and family and working to assist the team in understanding the youth and family’s needs related to long-term success.

The YC 1 continually assesses and draws upon the strengths and assets of youth and their family/caregivers to facilitate development of positive behaviors to achieve success in the community and to help the youth avoid further involvement with the justice system.

The YC 1 facilitates the youths’ transition from facility of placement to the community through advocating on the behalf of youth and family with stakeholders in the facility and community including the Facility YC, the family, local departments of social services, probation, parole, schools, mental health, development disabilities services and other relevant stakeholders. The YC 1 also provides case management and supervision of the youth in the community while providing services to the family.

The position requires extensive travel to facilities and field work in the community. The YC 1 may also complete specialty functions as a Court Liaison, Intake Worker or Juvenile Offender Specialist.

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

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 #18-685 JLR

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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