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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/07/18

Applications Due11/21/18

Vacancy ID61324

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleSocial Work Assistant 3 - Regional Office

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade17

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

Salary RangeFrom $53568 to $68192 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Franklin

Street Address 2445 State Route 30

City Tupper Lake


Zip Code12986

Minimum Qualifications Transfer Opportunities: Any permanent Social Work Assistant 3 OR
Any person eligible for 70.1 transfer
Promotional Opportunities: Any person eligible for appointment from the civil service list
Provisional Appointment: In the event that there is not a valid eligible list, candidates who meet the minimum qualifications below may be qualified for a provisional appointment.
Minimum Qualifications: For qualified employees of NYS: On or before the date of the written test, you must have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Social Work Assistant 2, Social Work Assistant 2 (Spanish Language), or Social Work Assistant 2 (Manual Communications).
For all other qualified individuals: You must have: Either: 1. A master’s degree in social work; Or 2. A bachelor’s degree in social work and one year of post-bachelor’s experience in social work;
Or 3. A bachelor’s degree or higher in a human service area and two years of post-bachelor’s experience in social work.

Please Note: You must have taken the most recent SWA 3 exam that was offered on May 13, 2017.

Will include, but are not limited to:

• Be a member of the Self-Direction Team
• Be a member of the Waiver Quality Review Team
• Assist in processing referrals on Self-Direction Template
• Facilitates Self-Direction and Front Door meetings and trainings
• Provide training and technical support to Brokers/Fiscal Intermediaries on the Self-Direction template and other related training needs
• Work with Self-Direction Team in maintaining current Self-Direction Plans. Assist in plan modifications and revisions.
• Facilitate Broker Training on a regular basis and on an as needed basis.
• Act as a liaison to families, agencies and Fiscal Management Service agencies.
• Outreach for New Brokers
• Outreach to Care Managers, families and provider agencies so they are familiarized with Self-Direction.
• Other duties as assigned
• Some travel may be required

Additional Comments APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit cover letter and resume by November 21, 2018 to:
Sunmount – OHRM
2445 State Route 30
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Phone: (518) 359-4150
Fax: (518) 359-4161
Please reference the above EOA # 18-154 in all correspondence.

Please note:
• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• 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.
• Position may be eligible for Loan Forgiveness via the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program:
• For more information on PSLF, please visit

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

Name Sunmount OHRM

Telephone 518-359-4150

Fax 518-359-4161

Email Address


Street 2445 State Route 30

City Tupper Lake

State NY

Zip Code 12986


Notes on ApplyingPlease reference the above EOA # 18-154 in all correspondence.

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