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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/06/18

Applications Due09/16/18

Vacancy ID58722

AgencyTemporary and Disability Assistance, Office of

TitleProgram Aide

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade13

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $45159 to $55008 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 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 40 North Pearl Street

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12243

Minimum Qualifications Eligible for a lateral transfer or eligible for a 70.1 transfer by having one year of permanent competitive service in an appropriate title;

OR

Reachable on the appropriate eligible list in Albany.

Duties Description This position is located within Employment and Income Support Program's (EISP) State Supplement Program Bureau (SSP). Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Directing supervision of all day to day activities for the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Community Unit;
• Opening new SSP cases;
• Processing changes reported from various sources (i.e., Statewide Data Exchange (SDX), client calls, financial institutions);
• Updating client records and initiating the case actions;
• Calculating regular, manual and retroactive payments;
• Issuing all program related notices;
• Conducting re-determinations and initiating recoveries;
• Reviewing forms for completeness;
• Requesting information from recipients;
• Responding to recipient requests;
• Entering and retrieving information from the SSP computer system;
• Answering questions from recipients/providers/financial institutions;
• Faxing, mailing, and emailing recipients & vendors; and
• Reviewing activity/exception reports.

Additional Comments You must be a current NYS employee to apply for this position. A full-time, contingent permanent appointment will be made. If certified by Civil Service, mandatory reemployment list candidates must be considered first for appointment to this title.

***Candidates should reference posting #18-165 when submitting your application.*** If submitting electronically, please reference posting #18-165 as part of your subject line.


Please be advised that all hires or transfers into these positions must submit to mandatory fingerprinting and an associated background investigation, including state and national criminal history record checks, as well as a check with local law enforcement agencies where the applicant has lived, worked, and/or attended school within the last 5 years for any identified arrests, to ensure suitability for employment and/or continued employment. Candidates will not be required to pay the fees associated with mandatory fingerprinting. Depending on the nature of the job, the criminal convictions discovered, or any falsified or omitted information revealed, the investigative findings may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment.

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

Name Recruitment Unit

Telephone (518) 402-3991

Fax (518) 474-9374

Email Address jobpostings@otda.ny.gov

Address

Street 40 North Pearl Street, 12B

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12243

 

Notes on ApplyingTo apply, please send a cover letter and resume. Include a current, Civil Service title and grade level and clearly state how you meet the minimum qualifications.

You may be required to provide acceptable proof of education, experience, credential and/or license to demonstrate that you meet the minimum qualifications for appointment to this position.

Applicants will be required to prove their eligibility for employment based upon acceptance of a position in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

If you are a retiree currently receiving benefits, indicate this and the name of the retirement system in your response.

In accordance with state law, Governor’s Executive Order No. 6 and Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance does not discriminate against disabled individuals. If you are disabled and require reasonable accommodation at the time of the interview, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Development in Albany at (518) 473-8555 or in New York City at (212) 961-8216.

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