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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/25/18

Applications Due12/31/18

Vacancy ID54583

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleDirect Support Assistant Trainee

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitISU - Institutional Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $32325 to $44311 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Saratoga

Street Address Various

City Saratoga

StateNY

Zip Code12866

Minimum Qualifications Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or Equivalent.
• You must have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State at the time of appointment and continuously thereafter.
• You must pass a physical, medical examination (this includes a psychological assessment and drug screening), agility test, and criminal background check.
• You will have to be cleared through the New York State Child Abuse Registry and the Medicaid Fraud Prevention and Detection Databases.


Duties Description CAREERS IN HUMAN SERVICES

Direct Support Assistant Trainee

With the NYS Office For People with
Developmental Disabilities

Capital District DDSO
(Serving Schenectady, Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga,
Warren and Washington Counties)

WE WILL BE ADMINISTERING THE DIRECT SUPPORT ASSISTANT TRAINEE EXAMINATION AS FOLLOWS:



• Capital District DDSO
500 Balltown Road
Schenectady, NY 12304
Tuesday July 10, 2018 @ 9:00am

• Adirondack Community College
640 Bay Road
Queensbury, NY 12804
Saturday July 21, 2018 @ 9:00am

• Capital District DDSO
500 Balltown Road
Schenectady, NY 12304
Tuesday July 24, 2018 @ 6:00pm

• Capital District DDSO
500 Balltown Road
Schenectady, NY 12304
Wednesday August 8, 2018 @ 9:00am





Written Examination:

The examination will have questions in which you will have to pick the best answer. You will have to show that you:

1. can solve a simple problem;
2. understand what you read and can use that information to answer questions;
3. can do basic arithmetic: add, subtract, multiply, divide, and read and understand numerical information.

Must get a score of 70 or higher in order to be considered.

To apply for the examination please complete the Direct Support Assistant Trainee application found at:

http://www.cs.state.ny.us/jobseeker/public/minimum.cfm

There is also a video at this site that explains the job.

Walk-ins will be welcomed as well!

Great Pay!! Super Benefits!! Paid Training!!!


Full-time Starting Salary: $32,325, leads to $44,311
Part-time positions also available


Day, Evening, Night and Weekend work hours are available



Prescription, Dental, Vision and Health Insurance, Retirement Plan, Vacation, Personal and Sick Leave, 12 paid Holidays





Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or Equivalent.
• You must have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State at the time of appointment and continuously thereafter.
• You must pass a physical, medical examination (this includes a psychological assessment and drug screening), agility test, and criminal background check.
• You will have to be cleared through the New York State Child Abuse Registry and the Medicaid Fraud Prevention and Detection Databases.

Duties include:

Caring for people with developmental disabilities. These individuals live in houses operated by New York State, but treated as if they belong to the people who live there. You will be part of the “family”. You are there to assist with daily living skills. For example, you may have to help:

• bathe
• dress
• comb and style hair
• eat
• get into and out of wheelchairs
• walk
• cook
• clean the house
• wash clothes
• administer medication(s)
• attend doctor appointments

You will also go on outings, such as shopping, the movies, events in the community, and personal choice activities.

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

Name Human Resources

Telephone 518-388-0354

Fax 518-370-7536

Email Address odh.personnel@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street Capital District DDSO

500 Balltown Raod

City Schenectady

State NY

Zip Code 12304

 

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