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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/10/21

Applications Due09/24/21

Vacancy ID91062

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleDevelopmental Assistant 1/Trainee

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitISU - Institutional Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $44354 to $54140 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Sunday through Thursday<br /><br />Pass Days: Friday and Saturday

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 3 PM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address 149th Street IRA

416 W. 149th Street

City New York

StateNY

Zip Code10031

Minimum Qualifications Candidate must be currently employed by OPWDD as follows:

Developmental Assistant Trainee: One year of permanent or contingent/permanent service as a Developmental Aide OR Licensed Practical Nurse and be eligible for 70.1 transfer OR be currently serving in the title of Developmental Assistant Trainee OR be reachable for appointment from the Civil service list.

Developmental Assistant 1: One year of permanent or contingent/permanent service as a Developmental Assistant Trainee OR presently employed as a Developmental Assistant 1.

Duties Description The incumbent will perform a wide variety of functions tasks in a community-based residence and have direct contact with developmentally disabled consumers, staff and others who may interface with the consumers. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Maintain the general health, well-being and safety of the consumers; participate personally in the maintenance, housekeeping and food preparation duties; implement the individuals’ habilitation/service plans; respond to crisis situations and medical emergencies by taking appropriate action; supervise direct care staff; counsel subordinates regarding performance of job duties and evaluates their performance; may be responsible for subordinate’s attendance records and assignment of job duties and may assist with budgeting or staff training.

Additional Comments Please note:

• 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.

• 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 Workforce and Talent Management Central Office (518) 473-9689 or Email at accommodationrequests@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms.

• Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

• 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.

• 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

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

Name Metro NY DDSO

Telephone

Fax 646-766-3491

Email Address Metro.Human.Resources@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street 2400 Halsey Street

Human Resources Office

City Bronx

State NY

Zip Code 10461

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a cover letter and resume by September 24, 2021 and reference EOA #2021-100 in all correspondence.

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