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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/09/18

Applications Due10/19/18

Vacancy ID60542

AgencyTemporary and Disability Assistance, Office of

TitleTemporary Assistance Specialist 1 or Trainee 1

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

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 Temporary Assistance Specialist 1, SG-18:
Eligible for a lateral transfer, or a 70.1 transfer by having one year of permanent competitive or 55 b/c service in an appropriate title.

OR

Temporary Assistance Specialist Trainee 1, SG-NS:
Eligible for a lateral transfer, or a 70.1 transfer by having one year of permanent competitive or 55 b/c service in an appropriate title.

OR

Reachable on the appropriate eligible list in Albany.

Duties Description This Temporary Assistance Specialist 1 position is located in the Contract Management and Quality Assurance (CMQA) Bureau, within Employment and Income Support Programs (EISP). CMQA has primary responsibility for management of a range of contracts with non-profit providers and supports a number of agency initiatives.

Duties of the position will include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Assisting the negotiation of contracts to ensure services are rendered in a cost-effective and high quality manner to low income New Yorkers throughout the state;
• Assisting the execution of contracts including taking steps to receive approval from Legal, Budget and Contract staff;
• On-site monitoring of social services districts and/or OTDA contractors to ensure services are being delivered consistent with State and federal requirements; and
• Supporting central office in a number of special projects required to fulfill the agency’s goals.

Additional Comments A full-time, permanent or contingent permanent appointment will be made. This position requires travel to off-site reviews throughout the state. If certified by Civil Service, mandatory reemployment list candidates must be considered first for appointment to this title.

Salary for Trainee 1 is $42,986.

***Candidates should reference posting #18-188 when submitting your application.*** If submitting electronically, please reference posting #18-188 as part of your subject line.

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

Name Recruitment Unit

Telephone (518) 474-6822

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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