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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/08/21

Applications Due09/22/21

Vacancy ID90975

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleWorkforce Programs Specialist 1/Trainee 1/2 - Albany

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $42986 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Building #12, Harriman Office Campus

Washington Ave.

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12240

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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:

70.1 TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS:
Workforce Programs Specialist Trainee 1 - One year of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service in a title Grade 11 or higher determined to be similar by Civil Service.

Workforce Programs Specialist Trainee 2 - One year of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service in a title Grade 12 or higher determined to be similar by Civil Service.

Workforce Programs Specialist 1 - One year of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service in a title Grade 16 or higher determined to be similar by Civil Service*.

*Some titles may require that you also meet the following special minimum qualifications:

• A Bachelor’s degree** and;
• Two years of professional experience where your duties involved assisting unemployed or under-employed individuals in obtaining and maintaining employment while performing one or more of the following duties:
o Developing and implementing plans or proposals to deliver workforce development and training programs;
o Evaluating, monitoring or administering workforce development and training programs;
o Managing contracts and budgets for workforce development and training programs, which MUST include development, negotiation, execution, fiscal management, and monitoring or program review;
o Determining eligibility for public assistance;
o Assessing applicants for, or recipients of, welfare employment program benefits to identify and remove barriers to self-sufficiency.

NOTE: Professional experience in workforce development programs is defined as experience where at least 50% of your duties involved assisting unemployed or under-employed individuals in obtaining and maintaining employment.

Labor Services Representative (DVOP), SG 16 and candidates serving in hourly positions are not 70.1 transfer eligible

52.6 TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS:
Workforce Programs Specialist Trainee 1 - One year of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service in a title Grade 11 or higher determined to be administrative by Civil Service.

Workforce Programs Specialist Trainee 2 - One year of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service in a title Grade 12 or higher determined to be administrative by Civil Service.

Workforce Programs Specialist 1 - One year of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service in a title Grade 16 or higher determined to be administrative by Civil Service.

Note: For 52.6 and 70.1 transfers, a comprehensive list of titles approved for transfers is available through Civil Service GOT-IT at https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/.

70.4 TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates with (1) one year of permanent, contingent-permanent or 55 b/c service at salary grade 11 or higher AND (2) a Bachelor’s degree with a passing score on either the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) or the Public Administration Traineeship Transition (PATT) may be considered for a 70.4 transfer to a Workforce Programs Specialist Trainee 1.

Note: 70.4 candidates must NOT have failed the most recent PCO and/or PATT exam(s).

55 B/C QUALIFICATIONS: This position may be designated 55b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Please provide a copy of your 55b/55c letter when applying. 55 b/c candidates must meet the open-competitive minimum qualifications: You must have a bachelor's or higher degree**.

** Bachelor’s degree must have been awarded by a college or university 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. If your degree was awarded by an educational institution outside the United States or its territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to initiate and maintain relationships across a diverse set of stakeholders

Duties Description STANDARD DUTIES:

The Workforce Programs Specialist 1 duties include but are not limited to the following:
• Assist in the development, monitoring, and management of workforce development and training programs, contracts and proposals, including the review of contractual data, contract modifications expenditure tracking, voucher processing, collaboration with field monitoring staff and Business Services staff and routine ad hoc reporting.
• Prepare detailed analysis as needed and provide technical assistance and guidance to contractors, program operators, workforce development partners, and other agencies to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
• Review and analyze pending and enacted federal and State legislation, federal regulations, as well as technical advisories and bulletins.

Additional Comments 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 Ben Norero

Telephone (518) 457-1020

Fax EFax: 5184742871@fax.ny.gov

Email Address labor.sm.personnel.jva@labor.ny.gov

Address

Street New York State Department of Labor

Harriman State Campus, Building 12, Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240

 

Notes on ApplyingCandidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Department of Labor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Department of Labor is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity.

To be considered for this position, interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to labor.sm.personnel.jva@labor.ny.gov. Please include the title, location and vacancy ID# 90975 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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