Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 09/08/22
Applications Due: 10/06/22
Vacancy ID: 112026

Position Information

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleOffice Assistant 1 - 11029

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade06

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $31870 to $39423 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


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 Directors Office/ Fiscal and Procurement Administration

Empire State Plaza, Biggs Laboratory

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications "Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current New York State Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent permanent, competitive status as an Office Assistant 1, Grade 6, OR a New York State employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent permanent, competitive, service in a title at or above Grade 4, and deemed eligible for transfer to Office Assistant 1, Grade 6, under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Public Candidates: Active list candidate on the New York State Department of Civil Service's Beginning Office Assistant eligible list#26-711 with a score of 100 or higher, OR qualified 55 b/c candidate.

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledgeable in Microsoft Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and SFS. Good communication skills, organization and time-management skills. Familiar with clerical functions, logging and documenting transactions. Ability to read, understand and apply laws, procedures, rules, regulations and guidelines without detailed direction. Ability to perform tasks accurately within prescribed time frames and excellent attention to detail.

Duties Description The Office Assistant 1 will be responsible for supporting the Wadsworth Center's purching unit. The incumbent will perform tasks and activities in the processing of purchase orders for the purpose of purchasing supplies, materials, equipment, repairs, and various maintenance services. Illustrative duties include, but are not limited to: review of purchase request for completness and compliance of NYS Finance Laws and DOH rules and regulations, gathering data from various web sites for best price practices using preferred source, OGS contracts or open competitive vendor resources, contact vendors to resolve pricing/shipping discrepancies, and perform purchase requisition entry in to the appropriate purchase system.

Additional Comments Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.. "

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Contact Information

Name Human Resources Management Group, NMH/OA1/11029

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street ESP - Corning Tower

Room 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference NMH/OA1/11029 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, NMH/OA1/11029, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until October 6, 2022.