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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/30/21

Applications Due05/19/21

Vacancy ID86570

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleEarly Intervention Specialist 1 - 24662

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade20

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

Salary RangeFrom $62726 to $79577 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, 2nd Floor

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Open Competitive Provisional: anyone possessing a Bachelor's degree AND three years of the experience described below. Experience must have included the provision of Early Intervention services to children under age five, with or at risk for disabilities, as well as services to their families. Examples of services include, but are not limited to, occupational or physical therapy, speech language pathology, and Early Intervention service coordination. Experience must have been in an approved Early Intervention program under Article 25, Part 69, of the New York State Public Health Law, and Title 10 of the New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations; or in an approved Preschool Special Education program under Section 4410, of the New York State Education Law, where the primary focus is providing Early Intervention services to children under age 5. Experience may also have been in a professional position in a public or private setting, developing, administering, and evaluating approved Early Intervention programs. An example of a professional position includes, but is not limited to, a county Early Intervention official.
Substitution: a master's degree may substitute for one year of the general experience, and a doctoral degree may substitute for an additional year of the general experience. Non-qualifying experience includes services provided to children age five or older.

Preferred Qualifications: Excellent oral and written communication skills; knowledge and familiarity with federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to young children with disabilities; experience working on a team to develop: policy documents; requests for proposals; training materials, monitoring tools and protocols. Experience providing guidance to public health program participants; familiarity with the New York Early Intervention System (NYEIS) and/or other state data systems. Experience using Word, Outlook and Excel.

Duties Description The Early Intervention Specialist 1 (EIS1) will serve in the Bureau of Early Intervention Information Systems and Quality Improvement Section and will be responsible for receiving and responding to general programmatic Early Intervention questions received by email or phone from municipal staff, providers, parents and other stakeholders relating to program policies, State and federal law and regulations. The EIS 1 will also respond to questions related to the New York Early Intervention System (NYEIS) and be responsible to develop technical assistance documents related to Early Intervention Program requirements, including NYEIS and the upcoming replacement data system. Other duties include assisting with early intervention programmatic system requirements for the Early Intervention Program data system, participating in testing when testing is required prior to data system application releases and assisting with updates to the data system user manual, user guides, training material and other documentation as required.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group - JB/24662/EIS1

Telephone 5184861812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street ESP - Corning Tower

Room 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit cover letter and resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, JB/24662/EIS1 Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to with Reference Code JB/24662/EIS1 in the subject line. Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes accepted until 5/19/2021. Transfer candidates will be asked to provide SSN to verify title transfer eligibility, provisional candidates must have been registered to take exam 26-733 in March 2020.

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