Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 09/09/21
Applications Due: 09/24/21
Vacancy ID: 90999

Position Information

AgencyHomeland Security and Emergency Services, Division of

TitlePublic Safety Grants Representative 1

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $42986 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 40%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Albany

Street Address 1220 Washington Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12226

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications
Current New York State employees with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service as a Public Safety Grants Representative 1 OR current New York State employees with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service in a position allocated to a Grade 11 or above and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 or 70.4 of the Civil Service Law. *

**70.4 Transfer: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service at the SG-11 or above AND possession of a bachelor's degree AND standing on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) or Public Administration Transition (PATT) eligible list.

PCO Appointment: Individuals with a score of 100 or above on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list are encouraged to apply. *

*Successful completion of a two-year traineeship leads to appointment as a Public Safety Grants Representative 1, SG-18.

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 ( to determine transfer eligibility or contact OGS Human Resources for your transfer options.

Individuals with current 55b/c status who possess a bachelor’s degree are encouraged to apply. If interested in this position and applying using your 55b/c status, please provide a copy of your current 55b/c eligibility letter. If this is not provided with your resume, you will not be considered for this position. *

Candidates with current standing on the Professional Career Opportunity (PCO) eligible list with the score of 100 or above are encouraged to apply.*

*Successful completion of a two-year traineeship leads to an appointment as a Public Safety grants Representative, SG-18.

Duties Description
• Manage a caseload of federal and state funded grant contracts.
• Review grant applications and make funding recommendations on the applications.
• Prepare grant contracts from applications/RFA's, including project budgets, workplans, and special conditions, according to state and federal guidelines.
• Review and monitor expenditures and programs of local and state grantees to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.
• Assist grantees in administering their grant funded programs and prepare programmatic and fiscal reports.
• Conduct monitoring, on-site visits, and desk reviews with grantees to provide assistance and ensure programmatic/compliance with grant requirements.
• Candidates should possess the ability to speak comfortably with various group sizes and levels of professionals.
• Work schedule may vary based on operational need.
• Other related tasks as assigned.
• Travel is required.

Operational Need:
• Possession and maintenance of a valid Driver’s License issued by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles. Travel will be required, some of which may be overnights.

NOTE: Support of operations during times of emergency and disaster from State Emergency Operations Center (EOC), state field offices and/or local deployments may be required, which would result in a change and/or increase in working hours, locations and/or duties.

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

Contact Information

Name Human Resources/MH

Telephone 518-473-5282

Fax 518-486-1631

Email 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.