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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/11/19

Applications Due01/28/19

Vacancy ID63278

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleLabor Services Representative/Trainee 1/2 - Olean

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade16

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

Salary RangeFrom $42986 to $64557 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Cattaraugus

Street Address 175 North Union Street, Suite 4

City Olean


Zip Code14760

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Note: The purpose of this vacancy posting is to notify individuals about transfer opportunities. Candidates reachable on the Civil Service Eligible list(s) will be canvassed. However, you may also apply if you are eligible for appointment by one of the following qualifications:


Candidates with one-year permanent competitive service or the completion of a permanent traineeship in one of the following titles may qualify for Transfer to Labor Services Representative Trainee 1, eq. Grade 13:
Disability Review Psychologist, SG 25
Employment Services Representative, SG 18
Medical Relations Coordinator, SG 23
Safety and Health Inspector, SG 16
Human Resources Specialist 1, SG 18
UI Reviewing Examiner, SG 16
Youth Counselor 1, SG 18
Youth Counselor 1 (SL), SG 18

Candidates with one-year permanent competitive service or the completion of a permanent traineeship in one of the following titles may qualify for transfer to Labor Services Representative Trainee 2, eq. Grade 14:

UI Reviewing Examiner, SG 16

Candidates with one-year permanent competitive service or the completion of a permanent traineeship in one of the following titles may qualify for transfer to Labor Services Representative, Grade 16:

Employment Counselor (Spanish parenthetic), SG 18
Labor Services Representative (Spanish, Chinese, Korean and LVER parenthetics), SG 16
Jobs Program Specialist, SG 16
Supervising Labor Services Representative (Spanish parenthetic), SG 20
Investigative Officer 1 (and language parenthetics), SG 16


Candidates with one-year permanent competitive service as a Grade 11 or higher, who have a bachelor’s degree*, and who have taken and passed the most recent examination for Labor Services Representative, Trainee 1, may qualify for transfer.

*From an educational institution accredited by a regional, national or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.

Note: A comprehensive list of titles approved for transfer is available through GOT-IT at

Hourly LSR’s are not eligible for transfer or reassignment.

Duties Description STANDARD DUTIES:

As a Labor Services Representative, you would assist customers and provide a broad range of services to jobseekers and employers both on an individual basis and through group presentations. You would interview customers to evaluate the nature of services desired, obtaining a complete work history including job experience, education, skills, salary ranges and job preferences. You would identify barriers to employment and develop solutions to these barriers. Intensive job placement assistance is key through developing skills-based resumes, successful employment interview coaching, providing continuing job leads, conducting employment referrals and advocating for the job seeker when applying for a job. You would provide information on resources available through the Department of Labor.

Additional Comments Accepting 55b/c candidates. Please provide a copy of your 55b/c eligibility letter when applying.

Position specific job duties may include occasional altered work schedule or job assignments which require availability and willingness to work occasional evening and or out-stationed assignments.

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

Name Kristen Symonds

Telephone (518) 457-1020

Fax EFax:

Email Address


Street New York State Department of Labor

Harriman State Campus, Building 12, Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title, location and vacancy ID #63278 you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. Failure to do so may result in the delay of processing your application. In order to qualify you for the position, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by the NYSDOL Personnel Bureau for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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