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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/02/18

Applications Due11/17/18

Vacancy ID61185

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleTraining Specialist 1

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Rensselaer

Street Address Capital View Office Park - Bureau of Training

52 Washington Street

City Rensselaer


Zip Code12144

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable for appointment from the appropriate Civil Service list for this title – appointment made at the Training Specialist Traineeship level. OR

Transfer Opportunity:

One year of permanent competitive service as a Training Specialist 1

eligible for transfer pursuant to Section 52.6 or Section 70.1of the Civil Service Law;
One year of permanent competitive service as an Assistant Training Technician (YS);
Eligible for Section 70.4 Transfer.*

*70.4 Transfer: If you are a State employee with at least one year of permanent competitive service in a title Grade 11 or higher and have a passing score on the PCO list, you may be eligible for appointment to a traineeship leading to the Grade 18.

Duties Description Responsibilities include being a trainer in the Basic Academy Training
modules which include but are not limited to: NY Model, Crisis Prevention
and Management (CPM), First Aid/CPR/AED, Mental Health Training for
Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth (DJJOY), Safety
and Security in Facilities. Supervise staff. Write and/or update training
curricula; Prepare lesson plans, instructional materials, arrange
classrooms, and demonstrate first aid/CPR, and safety & restraint
techniques. Maintain training records, coordinate training space, and
confirm participation of co-trainers, presenters and participants. Conduct
training sessions or portions thereof, focusing on developing or refreshing
skills of direct-care staff; conduct documented instruction and remedial
training, as needed.

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Additional Comments Note: For appointments to the Training Specialist Trainee level, advancement to the Training Specialist 1 is automatic upon successful completion of a two-year traineeship.

Travel Required: 80% for the first few months, will eventually drop to 20%

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 518-473-6122

Email Address


Street Bureau of Personnel, EOA #18-797 MAA

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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