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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/06/22

Applications Due12/22/22

Vacancy ID118056

AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitleAdministrative Specialist 1/Trainee

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 Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 625 Broadway

City Albany


Zip Code12207

Minimum Qualifications Reachable on the current PATT or PCO eligible list; OR one year of permanent service in a title allocated to G-11 or higher and otherwise eligible for transfer.

Duties Description The Division of Environmental Stewardship & Planning (DESP) is hiring for an Administrative Specialist 1, SG-18 in the Albany-Main Office. The appointee will supervise clerical, paraprofessional and lower-level professional staff assigned to the office. In addition, this individual will provide professional administrative support to the Director of DESP by overseeing budgeting, human resources, and business services activities for the division.

Duties include but are not limited to:
• Provide professional administrative and staff support to the Director
• Assist the Stewardship, Planning & Analysis, and Data Management/GIS bureaus with operational and administrative support
• Oversee NPS budget in addition to other funding EPF, NYW, and federal grants.
• Assist with processing contracts, managing purchases & reconciling statements in the Statewide Financial System (SFS)
• Manage recruitment process by overseeing drafting of postings, review and response to applicants, creation of interview panels, and scheduling of interviews for recruitments
• Oversee document management including the drafting, proofreading, editing, routing of executive documents, responses to public correspondence, newsletters, and blog posts
• Proofread and edit large plans and technical reports for distribution to the public
• Manage databases, spreadsheets and reports maintained and produced by the Bureaus
• Supervise lower-level clerical, administrative and paraprofessional staff

Additional Comments BENEFITS There are various benefits that a permanent employee is entitled to, based on their negotiating unit: • Vacation, Holiday, Sick, And Personal Leave - leave benefits including 13 days of paid vacation leave in the first year of employment with bonus days for additional years of service; 12days annual paid holidays; five days annual paid personal leave and 13 days of annual paid sick leave. • Health Care Coverage • Retirement Plan • Payroll Deduction Savings Plans • Tuition Assistance Programs • Life Insurance and Disability Insurance • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) • Employee Wellness Program (EWP) Learn more about our benefits for permanent employees, visit:
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Name Lynne Harting



Email Address


Street 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12238


Notes on ApplyingPlease include resume and cover letter. Specify in subject line- Admn Spec 1 DESP

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