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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/26/21

Applications Due11/09/21

Vacancy ID93369

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleCompliance Specialist 2

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $77770 to $98372 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 15%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 7:30 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County New York

Street Address NYSDOT, Region 11, Construction

City Long Island City


Zip Code11101

Minimum Qualifications Seven years of experience in the review, investigation, and/or evaluation of compliance with equal employment opportunity laws, rules and regulations; in the planning, development, implementation, and review of programs dealing with equal employment opportunity, human rights, affirmative action, minority business program coordination, and/or labor relations directly relating to affirmative action; or in the development and administration of programs designed to facilitate minority community access to employment or business opportunities in the public and private sector. One year of this experience must have been at a supervisory level. A bachelors degree may substitute for four years of the non-supervisory experience. A masters degree may substitute for one year of the non-supervisory experience.

Duties Description The incumbent for this position will assist with assuring Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance. They will also be responsible for assuring that contractors, subcontractors, consultants public and private not-for-profit organizations, and minority women and disadvantaged businesses doing business with the Department of Transportation and its sub-recipients comply with Federal and State Equal Opportunity statutes, rules, regulations, policies, and Executive Orders governing businesses receiving
public funds for goods and services. The incumbent may supervise a staff including Compliance Specialist 1’s, technical and/or clerical staff.

The incumbent will:

• Provide technical assistance to Department staff, consultants and contractors to achieve or maintain contractual compliance;
• Perform in-depth Federal Compliance Reviews
• Prepare regular reports of program activities for the agency and other State and Federal agencies;
• Monitor contract activity and progress to ensure contractual compliance;
• Conduct site visits to ensure contract compliance;
• Meet with contractors to discuss and negotiate solutions regarding steps needed to effect program compliance;
• Provide training for the designated Affirmative Action Officers of consultants, contractors, etc.;
• Investigate and resolve complaints from the public, and individuals about the program or individual contractors;
• Coordinate program activities within the agency and with Federal, State, and Local agencies and organizations; and
• Meet with community groups, contractors, labor unions, consultants, minority organizations, etc., to discuss the program and the goals and objectives.

Additional Comments All State employees in Executive controlled agencies, who are not subject to a mandatory vaccination requirement shall be tested for COVID-19 weekly unless they are fully vaccinated.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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Name Jesse Farmer



Email Address


Street NYS Department of Transportation, Personnel Bureau

50 Wolf Road

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12232


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume with Notice Number B-21-G372-R11 no later than November 9th, 2021.

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