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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/16/23

Applications Due05/30/23

Vacancy ID130959

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleOffice Assistant 2 Keyboarding- 14347

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade09

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $40193 to $49405 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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? No

County Albany

Street Address Division of Laboratory Quality Certification/Clinical Laboratory Evaluation Program

Wadsworth Center

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Permanent Transfer: Current NYS employee with one year or
more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive
service as an Office Assistant 2 (Keyboarding) G-9, OR a NYS
employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent- permanent, competitive service in a position allocated to a
salary Grade 7 or above and eligible for transfer under Section
70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Provisional: Current New York State Department of Health employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent or non-competitive 55B/C service in a qualifying title as described on the recent examination announcement here: Applicants must also have taken the recent exam that was given on November 5,2022.

Preferred Qualifications:
Demonstrated ability to handle a large workload; strong attention to detail; highly effective team member.

Duties Description The Clinical Laboratory Evaluation Program (CLEP) is a regulatory program responsible for the oversight of clinical laboratories, blood banks, patient service centers and limited service laboratories located in or accepting specimens from NYS. An office assistant 2 is needed to maintain daily operations in the CLEP. The incumbent will process incoming applications and fees associated, monitor main Program shared mailbox, address common inquiries and direct other email appropriately, compile travel request documents for CLEP staff, and perform routine supply inventory and obtain quotes as needed.

Additional Comments Dependent upon the initial assignment or subsequent reassignment of this position satisfactory background checks may be required. Additionally, exposure to potentially hazardous substances may be involved with this position; the selected candidate may be required to wear personal protective clothing and equipment, and may undergo pre-employment and/or periodic health evaluations and receive specific immunizations.

Passing score on typing test is required before a job offer to this title can be approved. Transfer candidates may be asked for SSN to verify title history and eligibility. Permanent, full time. If three or fewer New York State Department of Health promotional candidates respond to this notice, the agency may, at its discretion, nominate a qualified employee for non-competitive promotion under the provisions of Section 52.7 of the Civil Service Law. Employees must have one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a qualifying title shown on the full title listing here: If certified by Civil Service, mandatory reemployment list candidates must be considered first for appointment to this title.

Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, NMH/OA2/14347

Telephone (518)486-1812

Fax (518)476-3336

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference NMH/OA2/14347 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, NMH/OA2/14347, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until May 30, 2023

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