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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/26/21

Applications Due11/05/21

Vacancy ID93377

AgencyGeneral Services, Office of

TitleOffice Assistant 1 (Stores/Mail)

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade06

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $31870 to $39423 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 6 AM

To 2 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Suffolk

Street Address 101 Wilshire Blvd

City Brentwood


Zip Code11717

Minimum Qualifications CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES:
Current Office of General Services employee with permanent, contingent-permanent or 55b/c service as an Office Assistant 1 (Stores/Mail) and interested in reassignment; OR current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service as an Office Assistant 1 (Stores/Mail); OR current New York State employee with one year or more 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.
NOTE: This vacancy posting is for the purposes of notifying individuals about transfer opportunities. Employees on the Civil Service eligible list will be considered and should not respond to this posting. If you are on the eligible list and not reachable, you may be eligible for transfer. You are encouraged to access GOT-IT on the Civil Service website ( to determine transfer eligibility or contact OGS Human Resources for your transfer options.

Applicants who are 55 b/c eligible may apply to this posting. If interested in this position and applying using your 55b/c status, please provide a copy of your current 55b/c eligibility letter. If this is not provided with your resume, you will not be considered for this position.

Duties Description Duties may include, but are not limited to:
• Receive, store, distribute and/or ship USDA foods, commodities, and other items upon request.
• Locate and pick products by code, name, pack date and/or best buy date.
• Transport items to an assembly or staging area.
• Palletize orders into compact shipments for customer pickup.
• Load and unload trailers as directed.
• Verify item counts against Bills of Lading and/or order forms.
• Maintain accurate warehouse inventory records.
• Assist in conducting inventories of USDA foods.
• Operate a variety of material handling equipment.
• Maintain records and perform routine preventative maintenance.
• Assist in keeping all facility areas clean and safe.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
Operational Needs:
• Possession and maintenance of a valid Driver’s License issued by the NYS Department of Motor Vehicle is required. Operation of a motor vehicle may be required.
• Ability to bend, lift, climb, stand, and walk for long periods of time.
• Ability to lift a minimum 45 pounds.
• Flexibility to work in environments of fluctuating temperatures including limited periods outside, year-round.
• Ability to operate a variety of materials handling equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks. Successful completion of OSHA forklift training and certification is required.
• Obtain and maintain certification in CPR and comply with established safety procedures.
• May be required to respond to emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Additional Comments Eligible for Location Pay of $3,026

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

Name Human Resources/MH

Telephone 518-473-5282

Fax 518-486-1631

Email Address


Street NYS Office of General Services, HRM

31st Floor Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit cover letter along with a clear and concise resume detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position as listed in Specifics and indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number for which you are applying.

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