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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/09/24

Applications Due02/26/24

Vacancy ID150773


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleProject Manager 1/Trainee - 06309

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $47925 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 30%

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 New York

Street Address Office of Health Equity and Human Rights/Office of Gun Violence Prevention

90 Church Street

City New York


Zip Code10007

Minimum Qualifications Transfer: Current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title at or above Grade 16 and eligible for transfer to Project Manager 1, Grade 18 under Section 52.6 of the NYS Civil Service Law OR a current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title at or above Grade 11 and eligible for transfer to Project Manager Trainee 1 or Trainee 2 under Section 52.6 of the NYS Civil Service Law. For more information on the types of transfers, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website.

Public candidates: Qualified 55-B/C candidate in possession of a Bachelor’s or higher degree.

Preferred Qualification: Experience in the development of project management deliverables, development, implementation, and monitoring of evidence-based programs, and the execution and preparation of reports and presentations; Experience with technical assistance and capacity building, community engagement, program monitoring, and documentation and reporting; Strong understanding of the principles of healthy equity and ability to apply these principles to internal and external relationships; Excellent communication, writing, and organizational skills with a strong focus on attention to detail; Ability to thrive in a fast paced, high-pressure environment while prioritizing multiple concurrent assignments.

Duties Description The Project Manager 1, reporting to the Assistant Director of Projects at the Office of Gun Violence Prevention (OGVP), enhances statewide gun violence prevention. Collaborating closely, they conduct assessments, develop tailored plans, and guide partners. The role ensures initiatives align with evidence-based strategies, fostering capacity-building and strengthening partnerships. Through monitoring and evaluation, they provide feedback for program enhancement, contributing to accurate records and program reports. Essential for advancing prevention efforts, the Project Manager 1 plays a key role in creating safer communities. The incumbent will offer technical assistance and hands-on support, in areas such as initiative design, evaluation, cultural relevance, and trauma-informed practices, to external partners involved in violence prevention efforts. Specific Duties and responsibilities include: Conduct detailed assessments of partner and stakeholder needs, organizational strengths, and areas for improvement to inform tailored capacity-building efforts within the violence prevention sector; Execute training programs, workshops, and resource delivery, aligning with OGVP's goals to enhance the skills, knowledge, and effectiveness of partners; Facilitate networking and collaboration opportunities statewide, contributing to shared learning and synergy to strengthen the collective impact of violence prevention efforts; Implement and refine strategies for documenting recruitment, retention, and satisfaction of OGVP-led programs, ensuring accurate and comprehensive records are maintained; Contribute to the development and implementation of OGVP’s initiatives by identifying and connecting with gun violence prevention partners statewide; other appropriate related duties.

Additional Comments This position is being posted in anticipation of Division of the Budget approval. Full-time, permanent appointment. Transfer candidates, you may be asked for a Social Security Number to verify your transfer eligibility. Occasional travel, including overnights, throughout New York State including to areas not served by public transportation may be required (30%).

For more information on transfer types, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website:

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, TL/PM1/06309/OGVP

Telephone 5184861812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference TL/PM1/06309/OGVP included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, TL/PM1/06309/OGVP, 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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