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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/17/22

Applications Due02/17/23

Vacancy ID116959

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleTraining Specialist 1 – Mental Hygiene, St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center, P23872

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $61270 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County St Lawrence

Street Address St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center

1 Chimney Point Drive

City Ogdensburg

StateNY

Zip Code13669

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications - There are two examinations used to fill this position: The Public Administration Traineeship Transition (PATT) examination and the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) examination. Candidates must be reachable for appointment from the current Civil Service eligible list;

OR

Transfer Opportunity - Candidates must have one year of permanent service as a Training Specialist 1 and be eligible for lateral transfer; or in a comparable title and eligible for Section 70.1, 52.6 or 70.4 transfer;

OR

Provisional Opportunity – In the absence of an appropriate eligible list or transfer candidate, you may be provisionally appointed if you have a bachelor's degree in one of the following disciplines: audiology, behavioral health/science, child and family studies, community health, community mental health, counseling, counseling and community psychology, creative arts therapy, education, forensic mental health, gerontology, health administration, health education, health science, healthcare administration, hospital administration, human development, human services, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, public health, recreation therapy, rehabilitation counseling, social work, sociology, special education, speech communication, speech/language pathology, substance abuse counseling, or therapeutic recreation; AND two years of professional experience in developing and delivering classroom training involving concepts and techniques of care for vulnerable persons in a mental hygiene setting.

OR

A master’s or higher degree in one of the following disciplines: audiology, behavioral health/science, child and family studies, community health, community mental health, counseling, counseling and community psychology, creative arts therapy, education, forensic mental health, gerontology, health administration, health education, health science, healthcare administration, hospital administration, human development, human services, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, public health, recreation therapy, rehabilitation counseling, social work, sociology, special education, speech communication, speech/language pathology, substance abuse counseling, or therapeutic recreation; AND one year of professional experience in developing and delivering classroom training involving concepts and techniques of care for vulnerable persons in a mental hygiene setting.

Candidates appointed provisionally must take the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title and their score must be reachable on the resulting eligible list before they can be permanently appointed. Candidates who do not pass the examination or achieve a reachable score may not be retained.

Duties Description Training Specialist 1 – Mental Hygiene, develops and presents training programs to improve and maintain the knowledge, skills, and abilities of employees used on-the-job, to better enable those employees to carry out the employing agency's mission. Training Specialists may train agency employees directly; or may provide direct training to local government employees or other parties; or may develop and administer contracts for providing training services.

Notes:
In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.

Additional Comments Background Investigation/Justice Center Review: Prospective appointees will be: 1) 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. 2) 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. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

Additional Comments:

OMH hospital employees must be fully vaccinated or willing to become fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Candidates who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may not start working until two weeks after their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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

Name Human Resources

Telephone

Fax 315-541-2034

Email Address bpc-careers@omh.ny.gov

Address

Street St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center

1 Chimney Point Drive

City Ogdensburg

State NY

Zip Code 13669

 

Notes on ApplyingIndicate the Title and Location of the position you are applying for. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it with your other application materials. Please send you application and resume via email, fax or mail.

http://www.omh.ny.gov/omhweb/employment/docs/employment-application.pdf

The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health 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 all employees' unique attributes and skills are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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