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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/05/18

Applications Due10/15/18

Vacancy ID60500

AgencyState Comptroller, Office of the

TitleOffice Assistant 2 - Item #06006

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade09

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $36051 to $44311 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 7 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Rensselaer

Street Address 200 Jordan Road

City Troy


Zip Code12180

Minimum Qualifications Interested candidates must be reachable on the Office Assistant 2 eligible list or eligible to transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.
To be eligible for a 70.1 transfer, candidates must have one year of permanent competitive service in a qualifying title allocated to a salary grade 7 or above.

Duties Description Perform review of easy to moderately complex claims relating to properties held or owing to individuals, estates, finders, and other entitled parties.
• Review and approve for payment a wide variety of easy to moderately complex claims including but not limited to individual, finders, estate, security related and ARQA.
• Review and verify prior processors determination of claimant eligibility/entitlement and the validity of the claims based on information collected from the claimant and other relevant individuals.
• Review and evaluate documentation presented by the claimant or other interested party to support approval or denial as provided by policy and explain reasons for denial when necessary.
• Maintain the ability to process independently and demonstrate good decision making skills.

Provide supervisory assistance.
• Answer staffs questions in a clear and consistent manner, generate and review of payment detail reports to ensure proper formatting, assist with additional review of settlements generated by staff in training.

Receive and submit Check Status and / or Check replacement requests.
• Receive requests for check status and / or check replacements.
• Review database to ensure appropriate action has been requested and claim is in correct processing queue, create well organized and accurate communications to Bureau of Accounts, review SFS pass back file to identify replaced checks and transition claim accordingly.
• Review, send and receive check copy and forgery and take appropriate action.

• Good communication skills
• Demonstrated customer service experience
• Familiarity with Unclaimed Funds
• Experience working in teams
• Good computer skills

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

Name Jackie Carter

Telephone (518) 474-1924

Fax (518) 486-6723

Email Address


Street 110 State Street

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12236


Notes on ApplyingInterested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to no later than October 15, 2018. Please reference Item#06006– GOER-JDC

When responding, please include the reference number and letters listed in this section. The VACANCY ID # should not be included.

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