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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/04/18

Applications Due12/18/18

Vacancy ID62111

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleHabilitation Specialist 2

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade17

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

Salary RangeFrom $53568 to $68192 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Kings

Street Address Brooklyn DDSO

59th Street Day Program

City Brooklyn


Zip Code11239

Minimum Qualifications Permanent service as a Habilitation Specialist 2 in a New York State agency eligible for transfer
At least one year of permanent services in a title eligible for 70.1 transfer pursuant to Civil Service Law
Reachable on the current New York State Civil Service list for Habilitation Specialist 2

Must be a qualified employee of New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c services as a Habilitation Specialist 1, Habilitation Specialist 1 (Spanish Language) or Habilitation Specialist 1 (Manual Communications).


Through monitoring and direct interaction, the Habilitation Specialist 2 must ensure that individual’s overall programing needs are met. Additionally, the Habilitation Specialist 2 will have an integral role in ensuring Medicaid billing compliance. The selected candidate will also:

- Ensures that day habilitation services are provided in accordance with OPWDD regulations
- Supervise and monitor trainings and work performance of subordinate staff
- Interface with Care Coordinators and other ITT members
- Ensure that all staff are trained on all habilitation documentation
- Make daily classroom rounds
- Review Habilitation and ISP documentation and other records to ensure accuracy and compliance
- Develops, monitors and revises habilitation programs plans as necessary.
- Closely Monitor treatment records to ensure compliance in Day Habilitation documentation
- Monitoring of data entries, service compliance, and inclusions.
- Chair ITT meeting, record and share meeting minutes
- Provide needed documentation relevant to habilitation plans during ISP meetings and record reviews.
- Meets with the Program Director frequently to discuss program activities, incidents, staff performance, etc.
- Ensure timely submission to Quality Management of incident related documents
- Other duties as assigned.

NOTE: Travel may be required.

Additional Comments 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.
• Position may be eligible for Loan Forgiveness via the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program:
• For more information on PSLF, please visit

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Name Brooklyn DDSO Human Resources Office

Telephone 718-642-6310

Fax 718-642-5290

Email Address


Street Brooklyn DDSO

888 Fountain Avenue

City Brooklyn

State NY

Zip Code 11239


Notes on ApplyingPlease reference EOA # 18-47 in all correspondence when submitting a cover letter and resume to the above email or address.

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