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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/29/18

Applications Due12/13/18

Vacancy ID61947

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleHabilitation Specialist 1 - EOA #2018-288

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade14

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

Salary RangeFrom $45455 to $58028 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Monday through Friday (FLEX)

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? Yes

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address State Operations - Manhattan

Location To Be Determined

City New York


Zip Code10004

Minimum Qualifications For permanent appointment, candidate must be currently employed by New York State as a Habilitation Specialist 1 with permanent or contingent permanent service and eligible for transfer, OR Currently be employed by New York State and reachable for appointment on the Civil Service list for this title.

Duties Description POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Habilitation Specialist 1 provide a variety of activities in support of our individuals diagnosed with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Habilitation Specialist are responsible for developing/assisting with individualized pre-academic, academic and self-help skills. As well as individualized pre-vocational, communication and appropriate social/community skills. The Habilitation Specialist will help the individuals we service reach their optimal level of functioning.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The incumbent’s job duties will include the following:

• Incumbent will cover multiple residences.

• Attend Annuals and Semi-Annuals Individual Service Plan
meetings (ISP’s) as scheduled.

• Develop Residential Habilitation Plans that address the
outcomes as reflected in the ISP’s.

• Develop/Review/Revise Individual Plans of Protective
Oversights (IPOP’s) as needed.

• Provide ongoing training to direct support staff in all areas
related to Residential Habilitation.

• Conduct observations in the AM and PM to ensure that
residential habilitation goals are being carried out properly.

• Establish working relationships with MSC’s and ensure ISP’s
are scheduled as required.

• Provide input to the House Manager or Recreation staff in the
planning of community inclusion activities that are appropriate
to each individual’s interests and abilities.

• Transport individuals to community activities as needed.

• Maintain all necessary records.

Additional duties assigned.

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

Name EOA #2018-288


Fax 646-766-3491

Email Address


Street 2400 Halsey Street

Human Resources Office

City Bronx

State NY

Zip Code 10461


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a cover letter and resume by DECEMBER 13, 2018 and reference EOA #2018-288 in all correspondence.

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