Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be employed by New York State to be eligible to apply for this position.
Candidates must have permanent status as a Payroll Examiner 1, Grade 12, and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible for transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.
In accordance with Section 52.7 of the Civil Service Law, this notice advises all employees of the Office of Mental Health of our intention to potentially conduct a non-competitive promotion examination for the position of Payroll Examiner 1 G-12, at the Office of Mental Health, Central Office. Permanent appointment may be made by non-competitive promotion of an applicant who meets the position’s minimum qualifications if all requirements of a non-competitive promotion appointment are met. In order to be eligible for a non-competitive promotion examination, candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Payroll Assistant , G-9.
Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill a Payroll Examiner 1, Grade 12, position in the Office of Financial Management, Consolidated Business Office. The Consolidated Business Office, Consolidated Payroll Service Unit (CPSU) is responsible for processing payroll transactions and providing payroll services for 24 OMH psychiatric facilities and OMH Central Office staff. The incumbent will coordinate, review, and process all payroll transactions and payments for OMH. Specific duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Process payroll transactions, direct deposits, deductions, taxes, miscellaneous payments and related material for OMH employees Statewide.
Accurately perform complex salary calculations by researching the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) records for previous service, applying appropriate salary rules and working with OSC Salary Determination Unit.
Extract data from PayServ using Query in order to maintain internal controls and to provide data as required by other organizations within the Agency.
Implement payroll related policy directives, contract initiatives and reporting requirements in accordance with OSC Payroll Bulletins, Budget Bulletins, negotiated agreements, GOER directives and Civil Service memoranda.
Serve as a liaison to ensure compliance with established procedures and deadlines and to resolve payroll issues requiring coordination between OSC, Treasury, and OMH Personnel. Provide OMH
Additional Comments The Consolidated Business Office is conveniently located in independent offices on the grounds of the Capital District PC at 75 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, New York. Guaranteed covered parking with exclusive employee entrance to office areas is available for $5/month.
Specific scheduled hours and telecommuting availability for this position will be discussed during the interview process. Please note, employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to operational needs and Agency Telecommuting Program Guidelines.
Commencing on October 12, 2021, all OMH Central Office employees who are not subject to a mandatory vaccination requirement shall be tested for COVID-19 weekly unless they are fully vaccinated. Fully vaccinated means that two (2) or more weeks have elapsed since receiving either the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (e.g., Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna) or the first and only dose of a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson [J&J]/Janssen).
The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. OMH is deeply committed to supporting underserved individuals, organizations and communities. To this end, OMH is focused on implementing activities and initiatives to reduce disparities in access, quality, and treatment outcomes for underserved populations. A critical component of these efforts is ensuring OMH is a diverse and inclusive workplace where the unique attributes and skills of all employees are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer
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Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #109462 in the subject line of your email when applying.
You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee