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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/30/22

Applications Due12/15/22

Vacancy ID117653

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleCompliance Specialist 1

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $61270 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 25%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of Diversity and Opportunity

50 Wolf Road

City Albany


Zip Code12232

Minimum Qualifications Non-Competitive: Six years of experience in the review, investigation, and/or evaluation of compliance with equal employment opportunity laws, rules and regulations; in the planning, development, implementation, and review of programs dealing with equal employment opportunity, human rights, affirmative action, minority business program coordination, and/or labor relations directly relating to affirmative action; or in the development and administration of programs designed to facilitate minority community access to employment or business opportunities in the public and private sector. A bachelor's degree may substitute for four years of experience. A master's degree may substitute for one year of experience.

Duties Description The incumbent of this position will be responsible for assuring that contractors, subcontractors, consultants, public and private not-for-profit organizations, and minority, women and disadvantaged businesses doing business with the Department of Transportation and its sub-recipients comply with Federal and State Equal Opportunity statutes, rules, regulations, policies, and Executive Orders governing businesses receiving public funds for goods and services.

They will also be responsible for assuring Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance.
The incumbent will:

• Provide technical assistance to Department staff, consultants and contractors to achieve or maintain contractual compliance;
• Prepare regular reports of program activities for the agency and other State and Federal agencies;
• Monitor contract activity and progress to ensure contractual compliance;
• Conduct site visits to ensure contractual compliance;
• Meet with contractors to discuss and negotiate solutions regarding steps needed to effect program compliance;
• Provide training for the designated Affirmative Action Officers of consultants, contractors, etc.;
• Investigate and resolve complaints from the public, and individuals about the program or individual contractors;
• Coordinate program activities within the agency and with Federal, State, and local agencies and organization; and

Meet with community groups, contractors, labor unions, consultants, minority organizations, etc., to discuss the program, promote acceptance and understanding

Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

Additional Comments *Telecommuting: The Department’s current telecommuting agreement is valid through December 31, 2022 and is subject to extension beyond that date.

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Name Sondra Little



Email Address


Street NYS DOT, Office of Diversity and Opportunity

50 Wolf Road

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12232


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume with the Notice Number MO-22-213 in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 15th, 2022

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