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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/19/23

Applications Due10/03/23

Vacancy ID139703

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAdministrative Assistant 1/ Administrative Assistant Trainee -46292

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade11

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $34152 to $55093 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address OHIP/The Division of Finance and Rate Setting, Bureau of Operations and Program Support

OCP, 99 Washington Ave

City Albany


Zip Code12210

Minimum Qualifications """Reassignment & Transfer Opportunities: Current New York State Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent permanent status as an Administrative Assistant 1, Grade 11, OR current New York State employee with one or more years of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55 b/c service as an Administrative Assistant 1.

OR: Current New York State employee with one or more years of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service in a position allocated to Grade 6 or above, and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law to Administrative Assistant Trainee 1.* A passing score on a typing test is required before a job offer to this title can be approved."""

Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have experience working with Executive staff, excellent verbal and written communications, proven ability to collaborate well with internal and external stakeholders, and be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite products.

Duties Description The position is located in the Division of Finance and Rate Setting (DFRS), within the Office of Health Insurance Programs (OHIP). Duties include handling telephone calls, responding to email requests and arranging meetings. Additionally, the individual will coordinate information flow by acting as liaison among key Division executives, staff, other employees throughout the Department and Other State Agencies, and the public. This also includes transmitting information to both State and external individuals and conducting follow-up when necessary. The candidate will also review incoming correspondence, research background information and draft responses where appropriate and review outgoing correspondence for grammar, spelling, etc. Finally, they will setup and maintain office document filing and tracking systems (including electronic). Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Additional Comments "We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:

• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
• Shift & Geographic pay differentials
• Affordable Health Care options
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• NYS Deferred Compensation plan
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
• And many more..."

"For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.

The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:"

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Name Human Resources Management Group, SD/46292/AA1-TR

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street ESP - Corning Tower, Room 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on Applying Please submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference SD/46292/AA1-TR included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, SD/46292/AA1-TR, 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.

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