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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/17/21

Applications Due10/01/21

Vacancy ID91345

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleProject Coordinator - Cannabis Unit (Hourly) - Albany

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeHourly

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

Salary RangeFrom $41.76 to $41.76 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

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 State Office Campus, Building 12

City Albany


Zip Code12240

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A bachelor’s degree* and four years of specialized experience** described below, 1 year of which must be at a supervisory level
an associate degree* and six years of specialized experience** described below, 1 year of which must be at a supervisory level
eight years of specialized work experience** described below, 1 year of which must be at a supervisory level.

J.D.* or master’s degree* may substitute for one year of specialized experience; Ph.D.* may substitute for two years of specialized experience.
*Degree must be 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.

**The specialized experience must have been where your duties involved work utilizing the following skills:

• Experience in Human Resources, recruitment, or workforce development OR
• Experience as a project leader, supervisor, or manager

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

Duties Description STANDARD DUTIES:

The Project Coordinator will serve as the Cannabis Workforce Navigator for the Division of Employment and Workforce Solutions (DEWS). The duties will include but are not limited to the following:
• serve as the primary point of contact and coordinator for cannabis workforce development and training programs in New York State;
• help connect businesses, educational institutions and other training providers to job seekers;
• assist in the development, implementation and management of a comprehensive cannabis workforce plan;
• liaise with Executive Chamber and DOL leadership team members and actively promote DOL services (using a sales approach) to businesses and job seekers;
• attend and serve on various intra and interagency advisory and task forces addressing the interpretation of procedural and policy issues relating to cannabis employment and training programs;
• build and maintain a strong relationship with training providers and business groups and review, monitor and evaluate Federal and State workforce employment and training programs to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, rules, regulations, and policies.

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.

Position is not overtime eligible.

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

Name Carina Alfeo

Telephone 518-457-1020


Email Address


Street NYS Department of Labor

State Office 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 Please include the title, location and vacancy ID#91345 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.

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