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75 New Scotland Avenue
Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be employed by New York State to be eligible to apply for this position.
Candidates must have permanent status as a Secretary 1, Grade 11, and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. In order to be eligible for a 70.1 transfer, candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service in a qualifying Grade 9 to 13 title.
Candidates who are not transferring from a keyboarding title must possess adequate keyboarding skills (i.e., the ability to type 30 words per minute with at least 96% accuracy) as demonstrated by passing the Keyboarding Performance Test.
Preferred candidates will be proficient working in the following programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe.
Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill a Secretary 1, Grade 11, position in the Office of Financial Management, Consolidated Business Office. The CBO is responsible for consolidated cash management, purchasing, vouchering, contract and payroll services for 24 OMH psychiatric facilities, Cook Chill Production Center and Central Office. The incumbent of this position will provide support services to the Payroll Unit. Specific duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Prepare correspondence, reports and other documents utilizing software such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
File and maintain file system and current project assignment files. Typing and mailing projects will also be required.
Open, review, sort and distribute the mail in accordance with staff assignments. Review incoming correspondence and establish follow-up deadlines.
Respond to incoming calls, respond to questions concerning policies or procedures, and refer calls to appropriate staff member for technical information.
Maintain inventory of office supplies and arrange for office equipment maintenance and service.
Assist managers with the development and documentation of Standard Operating Procedures for various units within the CBO.
Monitor daily functions of Payroll Support Unit.
Coordinate, review, and process basic salary payroll transactions.
Additional Comments The Consolidated Business Office is conveniently located in independent offices on the grounds of the Capital District PC at 75 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, New York. Guaranteed covered parking with exclusive employee entrance to office areas is available for $5/month.
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44 Holland Avenue
Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #61851 in the subject line of your email when applying.
You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.