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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/02/18

Applications Due10/17/18

Vacancy ID60362

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleYouth Division Aide 2(Hourly)

Occupational CategoryEnforcement or Protective Services

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitISU - Institutional Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $17.27 to $17.27 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Cayuga

Street Address Harriet Tubman Residential Center

6706 Pine Ridge

City Auburn

StateNY

Zip Code13021

Minimum Qualifications One year of satisfactory full-time experience* in the care and programming of youth** under 21 years of age;

Or one year of full time experience* in the care, programming and/or secure custody of residential clients in a health care, mental hygiene or correctional institutional setting;

Or high school graduation or equivalency diploma.

*Appropriate verifiable part-time experience will be accepted on a prorated basis.

**Direct –care experience with youth involved in the juvenile justice system or in an institutional, camp, school, community center, youth rehabilitation program, or residential center. Satisfactory completion of the probation period must include possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and the ability to operate a motor vehicle legally in New York State.

Duties Description
Maintain facility security.

Key control.

Perimeter inspections.

Vehicle and visitor checks for contraband.

Camera surveillance of facility.

Monitor movement throughout the facility.

Youth Division Aides are required to attend training in approved Office of Children and Family Services restraint techniques two times a year (four hours each).

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

These positions exist in secure, limited secure and residential programs operated by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. Anticipated vacancies are located throughout the state.

The nature of this position requires shift, weekend, holidays, and overtime assignment, including mandatory overtime.

Additional Comments
Background Investigation Requirements:
Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees.

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. OCFS is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities. It is the policy of OCFS to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying or for which they are employed. OCFS does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.


Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

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

Name New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Telephone 518-473-7936

Fax 518-474-0017

Email Address eoajobpostings@ocfs.ny.gov

Address

Street Bureau of Personnel, EOA #18-734 MMP

52 Washington Street, 231 North

City Rensselaer

State NY

Zip Code 12144

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter giving the Title, Location, and EOA Number of the position being applied for. Please provide your email address and your work, home and cell phone numbers. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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