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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/13/18

Applications Due07/29/18

Vacancy ID55168

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleOffice Assistant 1 (Keyboarding), Central Office;

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade06

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $30632 to $37891 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address NYS Office of Mental Health

Syracuse Patient Resource Office, 620 Madison Street

City Syracuse

StateNY

Zip Code13210

Minimum Qualifications Candididates must have permanent status as an Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding), Grade 6, and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible for transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Candidates who are not transferring from a keyboarding title must possess adequate keyboarding skills (i.e., the ability to type 35 words per minute corrected) as demonstrated by passing the Keyboarding Performance Test.

Individuals certified eligible for the 55b/c program under the Governor’s Program to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities pursuant to Section 55b/c of the Civil Service Law will also be considered. Please provide a copy of your eligibility letter with your response.

Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill an Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding), Grade 6, position in the Office of Financial Management, State Operations Finance Group, Syracuse Patient Resources Office. The Patient Resources Office (PRO) is responsible for documenting financial resources of mental health clients and/or their family members in order to determine reimbursement sources to pay for services and to determine eligibility for benefits. Specific duties to be performed may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Perform a variety of office support duties such as filing, photocopying, completion of billing forms, and data entry
• Answer phones and route calls/messages to appropriate staff
• Assist agents as needed.
• Process paperwork, sort mail, fax, and miscellaneous duties & projects as assigned.
• Create, organize and maintain paper and electronic files.
• Prepare routine correspondence as needed.
• Process census for three facilities.
• Monitor shared mailbox daily for outpatient screenings for three facilities.

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

Name Kimberly Chapman

Telephone

Fax (518) 486-3897

Email Address OMHHRM@OMH.NY.GOV

Address

Street NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229

 

Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to omhhrm@omh.ny.gov. Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #55168 in the subject line of your email when applying.

You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.

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