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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/01/18

Applications Due10/15/18

Vacancy ID60338

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleDevelopmental Disabilities Program Specialist 1 - Regional

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade21

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

Salary RangeFrom $66052 to $83752 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 9 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Kings

Street Address Brooklyn DDRO - Bldg 1

888 Fountain Avenue

City Brooklyn


Zip Code11239


Must currently be a permanent Developmental Disabilities Program Specialist 1,
Eligible for 70.1 transfer by way of current permanent status in a title deemed comparable to Developmental Disabilities Program Specialist 1 by the Department of Civil Service (Must also be within 2 salary grades of the targeted title).


Must be active and reachable on the Civil Service list for Developmental Disabilities Program Specialist 1.


In the event that there is not a valid eligible list, candidates who meet the qualifications may be qualified for a provisional appointment:
Note: If you are appointed provisionally, you must take the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title and your score must be reachable on the resulting eligible list before you can be permanently appointed. If you do not pass the examination or achieve a reachable
score, you may not be retained.


You must be a qualified employee of the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service in a position at a Grade 16 or above.


• Supervise the Capacity Management Coordinators at the Metro-Bronx DDRO office.
• Interface with hospitals who have OPWDD individuals in their care.
• Write comprehensive Psycho-social summaries when necessary
• Make appropriate residential referrals based on the individual’s needs.
• Track Certified Residential Opportunities referrals and follow-up with agencies.
• Assess cases and present during monthly meetings.
• Interface with agencies providing residential services.
• Ensure the accuracy of information in the Certified Residential Database.
• Monitor and manage staff caseloads.
• Review and update DDP2 assessments as necessary.
• Participate in planning calls with OPWDD/DDRO stakeholders including hospitals.
• Reports directly to the Region 4 Capacity Management Supervisor.
• Additional responsibilities to be determined based on unit needs.

Additional Comments • For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
• If the number of interested candidates is three or fewer, the agency at its discretion may nominate a qualified employee for noncompetitive promotion under the provisions of Section 52.7 of the Civil Service Law.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.


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

Name Brooklyn DDSO - Human Resources Office - Bldg 1

Telephone (718) 642-6310

Fax (718) 642-5290

Email Address


Street 888 Fountain Avenue

City Brooklyn

State NY

Zip Code 11239


Notes on ApplyingPlease reference the above Vacancy ID all correspondence.

Please submit cover letter and résumé by 10/15/2018.

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