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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/20/18

Applications Due12/31/18

Vacancy ID61709

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleYouth Communications Aide (Hourly)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $18.25 to $18.25 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

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

52 Washington Street

City Rensselaer

StateNY

Zip Code12144

Minimum Qualifications One (1) year of experience in a position allocated to Salary Grade 6 or above in the Office of Children and Family Services. OR

High school diploma and one (1) year of experience in a communications unit responsible for the relay of information on the transport of individuals in custody, reports or possible illegal activity, or issues of public safety.

Duties Description Issue and cancel warrants and detainers through the NYSPIN system in regard to Office of Children and Family Services custody of youth.

Act as the on-call services for Office of Children and Family Services executive and operations personnel during off-business hours, forwarding necessary information to Community Multi Services, Detention/Voluntary Agencies, the Public Information Office, Executive Office, and other Bureau of Classification and Movement units, as necessary.

Insure that all necessary information within the Central Communications Unit (CCU) is gathered and reported accurately in an ACCESS data base and that all necessary reports, both written and verbal, are forwarded to appropriate Agency personnel.

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Additional Comments Non Qualifying Experience: Includes dispatching for fleet management (i.e. taxis, limousine, and car service), roadside assistance, and private security guard work.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

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 eoajobpostings@ocfs.ny.gov

Address

Street Bureau of Personnel, EOA #18-833

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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