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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/13/21

Applications Due09/28/21

Vacancy ID91170

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleChild Protective Services Specialist 2

Occupational CategoryEnforcement or Protective Services

Salary Grade20

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

Salary RangeFrom $62726 to $79577 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address State Central Register

City Menands

StateNY

Zip Code12204

Minimum Qualifications
One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in this title or in a title eligible for 70.1 transfer.

Or

Provisional Qualifications:

One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c services as a Child Protective Services Specialist 1 or Child Protective Services Specialist 1 Spanish Language.
This position may be designated 55 b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility.

Duties Description Evaluate case documentation to determine whether information reported constitutes abuse and/or neglect.

Evaluate applications for clearances to determine whether or not the applicant is a subject of an SCR report.

Analyze, evaluate, and recommend expungements of or amendments to case records relating to allegations of abuse or neglect as directed by the Commissioner.

Provide information for use in the fair hearing process, as required.

Respond to requests for information received from subjects of reports, performing second level review of case material.

Supervise a staff of CPS 1’s

Handle telephone reports, expungement reviews, or clearance applications of extreme difficulty or sensitivity.

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Additional Comments
Available Shifts: Days and Weekends, Evenings and Weekends, Nights and Weekends.

Background Investigation Requirements:

1) All prospective employees will be investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees.

2) All prospective employees will be screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees.

3) For Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth (DJJOY) prospective appointees will be checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable.


Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. OCFS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. OCFS is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity. It is the policy of OCFS to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying or for which they are employed. OCFS does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.

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

Name New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Telephone 518-473-7936

Fax 518-473-6122

Email Address eoajobpostings@ocfs.ny.gov

Address

Street Bureau of Personnel - LEB

52 Washington Street, 231 North

City Rensselaer

State NY

Zip Code 12144

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should e-mail their resume and letter of interest to eoajobpostings@ocfs.ny.gov You MUST include the Vacancy number of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of 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 OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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