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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/03/21

Applications Due08/17/21

Vacancy ID89563

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleOffice Assistant 1 (Keyboarding) - 24613

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade06

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $31870 to $39423 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, 2nd Floor

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Current Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent-permanent competitive status as an Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding), G6, OR a NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service in a title at or above a G4 and eligible to transfer to Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding), G6, under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Preferred Qualifications: Proficiency in the use of MS office, including MS Word, Excel, and Office. Strong attention to detail and complete tasks accurately while handling multiple priorities in a busy office environment, and the ability to handle and direct telephone inquiries from the Department, other agencies, and the general public efficiently.

Duties Description The Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding) will provide support to the Provider Approval, Due Process, and Monitoring Unit. Responsibilities will include answering and screening telephone calls, scheduling meetings, and maintaining electronic calendars for program staff, preparing memos, letters and reports, tracking correspondence and receipt of documents, data entry, scanning documents into an electronic database, emailing boilerplate responses to providers, filing, sorting incoming mail, and faxing. The selected candidate will also serve as back up to other support staff and perform other related duties as needed.

Additional Comments Permanent full-time appointment. Occasional travel to areas that may not be served by public transportation may be required. *Transfer candidates serving in certain designated titles will be required to take and pass a keyboarding examination to qualify for appointment.

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

Name Human Resources Management, EGB/24613/OA1(KB)/DFH-BEI

Telephone 5184861812

Fax (518) 473-3395

Email Address


Street ESP - Corning Tower

Room 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference EGB/24613/OA1(KB)/DFH-BEI included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/24613/OA1(KB)/DFH-BIE, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until August 17, 2021.

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