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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/31/19

Applications Due02/12/19

Vacancy ID63834

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleHabilitation Specialist 1 - Broome

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

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 Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Broome

Street Address State Operations - Tracy Creek Treatment Center

213 Tracy Creek Road

City Vestal

StateNY

Zip Code13850

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be currently in title, eligible for 70.1 transfer, reachable on current Civil Service Eligible List for Social Work Assistant 3. Provisional appointment will be considered if there are no other qualified candidates. To be eligible for provisional appointment candidates must have either:
1. a Master’s degree in social work; OR
2. a Bachelor’s degree in social work AND one year of post-Bachelor’s experience social work; OR
3. a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a human services area AND two years of post-Bachelor’s experience in social work.

Duties Description POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Work with individuals with developmental disabilities to help them lead richer lives. You would instruct and guide these individuals in developing basic learning and self-help skills, as well as communication, community, and prevocational skills. In addition, helping individuals reach their optimal level of functioning by assisting in goal setting, assisting in the development and evaluation of habilitation plans consistent with Service Plans, and monitoring and recording individual progress. May also instruct and observe direct care staff in employing appropriate strategies with individuals consistent with their habilitation plans.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Develop program and plan activities for assigned groups.
• Review ongoing performance data.
• Provide and/or assist staff in carrying out services and activities.
• Provides guidance and training to direct care staff in the implementation of goals and service plans; and may supervise direct care staff in implementing those plans.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Specifics of assignment to be discussed during interview.

Additional Comments Please note:
• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
• In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.
• OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
• 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 Affirmative.Action@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms.
• 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 on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice.
• 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.


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

Name Broome DDSOO Human Resources Office

Telephone 6077700241

Fax 607-770-0528

Email Address opwdd.broome.jobs@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street 249 Glenwood Rd

City Binghamton

State NY

Zip Code 13905

 

Notes on ApplyingSubmit Response to Posting form, cover letter, and résumé by February 12, 2019 to:

Broome DDSOO Human Resources Office
249 Glenwood Road
Binghamton, NY 13905
E-Mail: opwdd.broome.jobs@opwdd.ny.gov
Fax: 607-770-0528
Please reference EOA # 190212F in all correspondence.

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