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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/08/21

Applications Due09/23/21

Vacancy ID90953

AgencyAddiction Services and Supports, Office of

TitleAddictions Program Specialist 1 (Credentialing)

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation 8:30AM - 4:45PM (Monday-Friday)

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports

1450 Western Avenue

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12203

Minimum Qualifications Permanent status as an Addictions Program Specialist 1 (G-18) and interested in reassignment; OR reachable for permanent appointment on the current Civil Service eligible lists for Addictions Program Specialist 1, G-18 OR Addictions Program Specialist Trainee OR eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law OR Qualify for Provisional appointment as described below.

Provisional Qualifications:
To qualify for provisional appointment, candidate must have a bachelor’s degree AND
Either 1. two years of professional clinical* or professional administrative experience** in a public or private agency/program which directly provides diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, prevention, or aftercare to a clientele with a primary diagnosis of chemical dependency
Or 2. a master’s degree in community mental health, counseling, mental health counseling, education, human services, nursing, occupational therapy, psychology, rehabilitation, social work, or sociology and one year of professional clinical* or professional administrative experience ** in a public or private agency/program which directly provides diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, prevention, or aftercare to a clientele with a primary diagnosis of chemical dependency.

*Professional clinical experience for this examination is defined as the care, treatment, or instruction of patients in the disciplines of addictions counseling, mental health counseling, rehabilitation counseling, nursing, psychology, social work, physical therapy, occupational therapy, recreational therapy, or as a physician’s assistant.
**Professional administrative experience for this examination is defined as experience in the fields of personnel management, employee relations, budgeting, fiscal and business administration, or administrative planning and analysis. Experience must be focused on the planning, developing, oversight, coordination, or operation of programs.


NOTE: We unfortunately cannot use PCO/PATT scores to appoint candidates to this position.

Duties Description The incumbent will be assigned to the Application Review Team in the Credentialing Unit and will be responsible for the review of Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) and Credentialed Prevention Professional (CPP)/Credentialed Prevention Specialist (CPS) applications. The incumbent will review the applications for completeness and compliance with regulatory requirements and make determinations on applicants’ eligibility for examinations and CASAC Trainee certification. The incumbent will also provide technical assistance to applicants and other individuals seeking credentialing information via the Credentialing Information Line, prepare written responses to inquiries made through the Credentialing Mailbox and promote the credentials at conferences and recruitment events (some travel required).

Additional Comments Salary Range:
Grade 18 - $56,604 – $71,980
Trainee 1 - $42,986 – $55,008
Trainee 2 - $45,455 – $58,028
(2-year traineeship leading to a Grade 18)

Excellent Health Insurance Benefits Including Vision and Dental, NYS Employees Retirement System (Pension), Optional Deferred Compensation, Continuing Education Benefits, Generous Paid Leave Benefits, Compensation for 12 State holidays per year.

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

Name Amanda Wheeler, Associate Director Human Resources

Telephone (518) 457-2963

Fax (518) 457-4880

Email Address Amanda.Wheeler@oasas.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports

1450 Western Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12203

 

Notes on ApplyingIF INTERESTED, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR CURRENT RESUME AND COVER LETTER.

**If Current or Previous NYS Employee, please provide your social security number for verification of eligibility.**

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