Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 01/16/24
Applications Due: 05/31/24
Vacancy ID: 148513

Position Information


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleOffice Assistant 1 (Keyboarding) - 6544 - Glens Falls

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $15 to $15 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Warren

Street Address Center for Environmental Health - Glens Falls District Office

77 Mohican Street

City Glens Falls


Zip Code12801

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications There are no minimum education or experience requirements for this position. However, prior to appointment, candidates will be required to pass a keyboarding test that demonstrates ability to enter text at a rate of at least 30 words per minute with at least 96% accuracy.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to work independently and as part of a team; ability to problem solve effectively; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; strong interpersonal skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; experience with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel) and other computer programs as needed.

Duties Description Do you enjoy the outdoors and have a passion for environmental and public health? Make your summer count by working as a seasonal Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding) for the New York State Department of Health’s Center for Environmental Health (CEH)!

Seasonal Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding) staff support the mission of CEH by performing a variety of administrative functions during New York State’s summer season and beyond. Positions assist CEH district office environmental health staff by performing a variety of critical administrative support functions such as answering office telephones, triaging calls, sorting and distributing mail, filing documents, maintaining office file systems, and performing data entry.

A seasonal Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding) role provides interested individuals with the ability to gain real world experience in the field of public health through on-the-job training. Flexible opportunities begin in early May and extend through September 2024.

Additional Comments Temporary, seasonal employment for the summer season, flexible term starting in May through September.

For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.

The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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

Contact Information

Name Human Resources Management Group, SG/Summer2024/OA1K/GF

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference SG/Summer2024/OA1K/GF included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, SG/Summer2024/OA1K/GF, 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.