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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/02/18

Applications Due10/17/18

Vacancy ID60351

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleUnemployment Insurance Reviewing Examiner / Trainee - Albany

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade16

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

Salary RangeFrom $42986 to $64557 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 Albany

Street Address State Office Campus

Building 12

City Albany


Zip Code12240


Note: This posting is for notifying individuals about transfer opportunities.

Candidates reachable on the Civil Service eligible list will be canvassed and should not respond to this posting, unless also eligible by one of the following qualifications.


An employee with one year of permanent competitive service in the following titles may qualify for transfer pursuant to Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law:

Jobs Program Specialist, Gr-16
Labor Services Representative (and parenthetic), Gr-16
Unemployment Insurance Accounts Examiner, Gr-13

Employees with one year of permanent, competitive service in a title allocated to Grade 11 or higher, who possess a bachelor’s degree*, and who have taken and passed the examination for Unemployment Insurance Reviewing Examiner Trainee, may qualify for transfer to the trainee level pursuant to Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law.

*From a regionally accredited college or university, or one recognized by the New York State Education Department as following acceptable education practices.

Duties Description STANDARD DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible for preparing hearing files, corresponding with internal and external customers to resolve liability and coverage issues, issuing written coverage decisions, analyzing data to resolve wage reporting discrepancies and identify potential fraud related activities to refer to other investigatory units, and communicating with employers on a variety of topics related to UI rate calculations and charges.

After successful completion of a one-year traineeship, the candidate will advance to the journey level. At the journey level, the incumbent will perform the full range of duties associated with making determinations on employer liability and worker status, employee coverage, penalty assessments, wage reporting accuracy issues, and reviewing data that may indicate possible UI fraud related activities for referral to appropriate department offices.

Additional Comments Accepting 55b/55c Candidates. Please provide a copy of your 55b/55c letter when applying.

Schedule will be discussed at the time of interview.

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

Name Tina Brownell

Telephone (518) 457-1020

Fax E-Fax:

Email Address


Street New York State Department of Labor

Harriman State Campus, Building 12, Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title, location and vacancy ID #60351 you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. Failure to do so may result in the delay of processing your application. In order to qualify you for the position, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by the NYSDOL Personnel Bureau for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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