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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/12/18

Applications Due09/25/18

Vacancy ID58879

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleHabilitation Specialist 2 - Posting #18-287R

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade17

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

Salary RangeFrom $53568 to $68192 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? Yes

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Orange

Street Address Teams 4 and 5, Blackhawk North IRA, Blackhawk South IRAs, and Wesley Day Habilitation

Base: Wesley Day Habilitation, 6 Wes Warren Drive

City Middletown

StateNY

Zip Code10940

Minimum Qualifications 1. Must currently be a permanent Habilitation Specialist 2, grade 17;
OR
2. Must be active and reachable on the Civil Service Eligible List for Habilitation Specialist 2;
OR
3. Qualified for a provisional* appointment to Habilitation Specialist 2. (Minimum Qualifications are one-year permanent service as a Habilitation Specialist 1). Applications will only be considered if we have insufficient applicants in the above categories.

NOTE: Provisional applicants will only be considered if there are insufficient in-title and/or Civil Service List candidates.

Valid unrestricted license to drive in New York State.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

- When applying, please furnish a current daytime telephone number.
- Management reserves the right to determine the number of qualified candidates to be interviewed.
- At the time of offer, you must be ready to accept or decline the position.
- Please submit a current resume with your application detailing your education & experience that reflects your
familiar with the above-referenced duties & responsibilities.

Duties Description • Serves as Site Coordinator
• Responsible for Supervising Habilitation Specialist 1’s.
• Develop Residential Habilitation Plans that address the outcomes as reflected in the ISP as well as the needs and interests of assigned individuals. Plans will address independence, integration, individualization and productivity.
• Develop and maintain house-specific and individual-specific Plans of Protective Oversight.
• Provide oversight to assigned homes and bring issues/concerns to the attention of appropriate team members.
• Provide guidance to all direct care staff in all areas related to Residential Habilitation.
• Develop Personal Expenditure Plan for each individual ensuring that individuals’ desires and interests are met and money is budgeted to meet such.
• Ensure all Residential Habilitation documents are filed in the individuals records, in proper order, and that records are neatly maintained per regulation and policy.
• Provide input to the House Manager and/or Recreation staff in the planning of community inclusion activities that are appropriate to each individual’s interests and abilities.
• Other duties to be discussed at time of interview and as assigned.

NOTE: Travel may be required.

Additional Comments APPLICATION PROCEDURE: HVDDSO Employees: Obtain form HV-PO 161 and submit September 25, 2018, to:
Non OPWDD Employees: Submit cover letter and résumé by September 25, 2018, to:

DDSOO 4 – Hudson Valley
P.O. Box 470
7 Wilbur Road
Thiells, NY 10984
E-Mail: hv.internal.apps@opwdd.ny.gov
Phone: 845-947-6000, option 3, option 5
Fax: 845-947-6189

Please reference the above EOA # in all correspondence.

Please note:

• The assignment of PS&T employees will be made in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding between PEF and Hudson Valley DDSO regarding the posting of job vacancies. Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
• If you are employed by state government you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice.
• OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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

Name Hudson Valley DDSOO, Human Resources Department

Telephone 845-947-6000, option 3, option 5

Fax 845-947-6189

Email Address hv.internal.apps@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street 7 Wilbur Road

P.O. Box 470

City Thiells

State NY

Zip Code 10984

 

Notes on ApplyingOTHER: More Details will be discussed at interview.

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