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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/16/21

Applications Due10/01/21

Vacancy ID91284

AgencyAlcoholic Beverage Control

TitlePublic Information Specialist 1

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50

Workday

From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 80 South Swan Street

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12210

Minimum Qualifications
CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEE:
Current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service as a Public Information Specialist 1; OR current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service as a Senior Engineering Research Editor and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

NOTE: This vacancy posting is for the purposes of notifying individuals about transfer opportunities. Employees on the Civil Service eligible list will be considered and should not respond to this posting. If you are on the eligible list and not reachable, you may be eligible for transfer. You are encouraged to access GOT-IT on the Civil Service website (www.cs.ny.gov) to determine transfer eligibility or contact OGS Human Resources for your transfer options.

GENERAL PUBLIC CANDIDATES:
Individuals with current 55b/c status who meet the qualifications listed below are encouraged to apply. You must supply a copy of your 55b/c eligibility letter when responding to this announcement and include a detailed resume.

1. A bachelor’s degree in media, new media, English, communications, journalism, broadcasting, public relations, films, TV productions, or digital marketing AND two years of experience in public or governmental relations, and/or in writing or producing content for various media
OR
2. A master’s degree in media, new media, English, communications, journalism, broadcasting, public relations, films, TV productions, or digital marketing AND one year of experience in public or governmental relations, and/or in writing or producing content for various media;
OR
3. Six years of experience in public or governmental relations, and/or in writing or producing content for various media.

Duties Description
• Draft news releases, scripts, annual reports, and other informational materials.
• Proofread, rewrite, and edit documents submitted by others for style, content, and conformity to agency standards and policy.
• Prepare/attend presentations, and prepare displays for use at fairs, conferences, conventions, seminars, and training sessions.
• Answer inquiries from the public concerning agency programs.
• Maintain schedule of agency events.
• Coordinate public appearances for agency staff to explain programs and initiatives.
• Review and assist in drafting appropriate responses to inquiries received through various channels, including social media.
• Manage the agency’s social media outlets.
• Create content and update agency’s website as appropriate.
• Travel may be required.

Experience with Drupal content management software and proficiency in Excel is preferred.

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

Name Human Resources/BE

Telephone 518-473-5282

Fax 518-486-1631

Email Address HRresumes@ogs.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Office of General Services, HRM

31st Floor Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease submit cover letter along with a clear and concise resume detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position as listed in Specifics and indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number for which you are applying.

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