Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 09/10/21
Applications Due: 09/25/21
Vacancy ID: 91130

Position Information

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleAssistant Training Technician Youth Services

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade14

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

Salary RangeFrom $45455 to $58028 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 25%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 6 AM

To 6 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Suffolk

Street Address Bureau of Training - BRC

1230 Commack Road

City Dix Hills


Zip Code11746

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in this title.

Provisional Qualifications:
Two years of experience providing direct care services to court adjudicated youth in a residential facility


Responsible for conducting at least fifty hours of formal training* within the last two years to direct care services staff in areas such as “Crisis Management/ Physical Restraint, Standard First Aid/CPR or HIV/AIDS education. (Please submit a roster of formal trainings, including dates, titles, and hours.)

*In order to be considered as formal training, the courses must include structured lesson plan(s) and documentation of trainee attendance and successful completion of course.
This position may be designated 55 b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility.

Duties Description Responsibilities include becoming a trainer in the NY Model, Crisis Prevention and Management (CPM), Crisis Management and Physical Restraint (CMPR), First Aid/CPR/AED, Mental Health Training for Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth (DJJOY), Motivational Interviewing and Stability Management, and providing ongoing support for Sanctuary Model, for DJJOY.

Conduct training sessions or portions thereof, focusing on developing or refreshing skills of direct-care staff; conduct documented instruction and remedial training, as needed.

Prepare lesson plans, instructional materials, arrange classrooms, demonstrate first aid/CPR and safety and restraint techniques.

Maintain training records, coordinate training space, and confirm participation of co-trainers, presenters and participants.

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Additional Comments Travel may be required.

*Crisis Prevention and Management, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention or Safe Crisis Management training is also considered qualifying.

Background Investigation Requirements:

1) All prospective employees will be investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees.

2) All prospective employees will be screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees.

3) For Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth (DJJOY) prospective appointees will be checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. OCFS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. OCFS is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity. It is the policy of OCFS to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying or for which they are employed. OCFS does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.

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

Contact Information

Name New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Telephone 518-473-7936

Fax 518-473-6122

Email Address


Street Bureau of Personnel - RAA

52 Washington Street, 231 North

City Rensselaer

State NY

Zip Code 12144


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should e-mail their resume and letter of interest to You MUST include the Vacancy number of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.