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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/03/18

Applications Due12/13/18

Vacancy ID62037

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleProgram Aide - Regional Office, Rome or Syracuse

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade13

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $45159 to $55008 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Oneida

Street Address Regional Office 2

187 Northern Concourse or 101 W. Liberty St

City Syracuse, Rome


Zip Code13212

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Current or previous one-year permanent service as a Program Aide, formerly Administrative Aide/Agency Program Aide
One year current or previous permanent service in a designated clerical series title within two salary grades, per the 70.1 transfer plan.
Reachable on the Civil Service list for this title.


The Program Aide is an essential member of the RO. This position will serve as a Program Aide for the Region 2 CNY Regional Office. The person in this position will assist in ensuring all CNY Regional Office functions are performed with a high level of quality, focusing primarily in the areas of collecting, tabulating, analyzing and verifying data including creating tables and charts for units within the CNY Regional Office.


? Provide information and assistance to the public by responding to phone inquiries, individuals or providers who may come to the Regional Office, and general written inquiries.
? Collect, tabulate, analyze and verify data and reports for all areas of the CNY Regional Office.
? Create tables and charts of data results as necessary for various projects as assigned by administration.
? Monitor and evaluate data for deficiencies and assist in correcting problems.
? Research laws, rules and regulations to assist RO staff in finding alternative approaches to administrative problems or issues.
? Gather, review and evaluate information required by the CNY Regional Office to conduct quality assurance reviews as assigned.
? Assist in preparation, review, evaluation, and analysis of a variety of reports and records specific to assignments.
? Review and revise policy and procedures as assigned.
? Prepare written summaries and reports and apply agency procedures in support of RO specific program areas.

Additional Comments The Civil Service list will be canvassed concurrently with the posting.

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

Name Human Resources

Telephone 315-336-2300 ext. 578

Fax 315-338-0443

Email Address


Street Central NY DDSO

101 West Liberty Street

City Rome

State NY

Zip Code 13440


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a cover letter and resume by 12/13/2018 and include EOA # 18-255 on all correspondence to: Central NY DDSO, Human Resources, 101 W. Liberty Street, Rome, NY 13440 or email:

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 to obtain information and RA forms.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness: If you are employed by state government you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information regarding PSLF please visit

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.

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