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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/05/18

Applications Due04/19/18

Vacancy ID50259

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleWorkforce Programs Specialist 1/Trainee 1/2 - Albany

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $20.59 to $27.11 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Division of Employment and Workforce Solutions

State Office Campus, Building 12

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12240

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

For Workforce Programs Specialist Trainee 1:

A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or one recognized by the New York State Education Department as following acceptable education practices.

For Workforce Programs Specialist Trainee 2:
A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or one recognized by the New York State Education Department as following acceptable education practices AND one year of professional experience as described below.


For Workforce Programs Specialist 1:
A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or one recognized by the New York State Education Department as following acceptable education practices AND two years of professional experience as described below.

The professional experience must have been where your duties involved assisting unemployed or under-employed individuals in obtaining and maintaining employment while performing one or more of the following activities:

Developing and implementing plans for proposals to deliver workforce development and training programs;
Evaluating, monitoring or administering workforce development and training programs;

Managing contracts and budgets for workforce development and training programs, which must include development, negotiation, execution, fiscal management and monitoring or program review;
Determining eligibility for public assistance; or
Assessing applicants for, or receipts of, welfare employment program benefits to identify and remove barriers to self-sufficiency

Duties Description STANDARD DUTIES:

The Workforce Programs Specialist 1 duties include but are not limited to: assisting in the development, monitoring, and management of workforce development and training programs, contracts and proposals, including the review of contractual data, contract modifications expenditure tracking, voucher processing, collaboration with field monitoring staff and Business Services staff and routine ad hoc reporting. A Workforce Programs Specialist 1 will also prepare detailed analysis as needed and provide technical assistance and guidance to contractors, program operators, workforce development partners, and other agencies to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. They may also review and analyze pending and enacted federal and State legislation, federal regulations, as well as technical advisories and bulletins.

Additional Comments Position specific job duties may include occasional altered work schedule or job assignments which require availability and willingness to work occasional evenings and or out-stationed assignments.

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

Name Debbie Lilley

Telephone (518) 457-1020

Fax (518) 485-9495

Email Address labor.sm.personnel.jva@labor.ny.gov

Address

Street State Office Campus

Building 12, Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240

 

Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to labor.sm.personnel.jva@labor.ny.gov. Please include the title, location and vacancy ID #50259 you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. Failure to do so may result in the delay of processing your application. In order to qualify you for the position, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by the NYSDOL Personnel Bureau for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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