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Minimum Qualifications Permanent qualification: Candidates must currently be a permanent Secretary 1 OR be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list
Transfer qualifications: Candidates must be eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.
Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that he or she needs a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Central Office at (518) 402-7644 or Email at Affirmative.Action@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms.
Duties Description POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Secretary 1 candidate is knowledgeable about OPWDD Regional Office initiatives including Person Centered Planning and the Front Door Initiative that support the OPWDD mission to help individuals with developmental disabilities lead richer lives. The Secretary 1 position at the Taconic Regional Office is assigned to support the needs of the Taconic Regional Office. The Secretary 1 will support each unit in the Taconic Regional Office as necessary including the Certified Residential Opportunities Unit (CRO), Special Populations, Front Door, and Fiscal Support and Site Development Unit. The Secretary 1 position will report directly to the Regional Office Secretary 2, and will be responsible to perform any duties as assigned.
The Secretary 1 duties include but are not limited to:
• Coordinates CRO database entry and monitors results in a timely manner;
• Creates professional correspondences for Regional Office Units;
• Coordinates and tracks correspondences for Regional Office Units;
• Schedules conference calls and meetings for Regional Office Units;
• Provides data from databases to Regional Office Leadership;
• Assists with the creation and release of Requests for Proposals and Letters of Intent;
• Additional duties as assigned.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications and a current resume to the Taconic DDSOO Human Resources Office. Please provide your social security number for service certification and transfer eligibility determination process. Also, be sure to include the vacancy number on this announcement on your resume.
Taconic DDSO – Human Resources
25 Center Circle
Wassaic, New York 12592
Phone: 845-877-6821 ext. 3367
Please note: 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.
OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER