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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/09/18

Applications Due11/24/18

Vacancy ID61450

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleChildren & Family Services Specialist 2

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $73284 to $92693 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Onondaga

Street Address Syracuse CMSO

The Atrium, 100 S. Salina St., Suite 350

City Syracuse

StateNY

Zip Code13202

Minimum Qualifications One year of permanent competitive service as a Children and Family Services Specialist 2 OR
Eligible for a 70.1 Transfer.

Duties Description Supervise a unit of up to eight CFSS 1s and one Fire and Safety Representative in the Division’s Syracuse Regional Office. This individual will also work with Regional Office Support Unit staff and Legal staff on the coordination of enforcement actions; oversee complaint investigations; assist the Regional Office licensing staff in regulatory and statutory interpretation; provide ongoing technical assistance to the child care provider community and the public at large; oversee family day care and school age registration contracts and handle special tasks for these contracts. Additional duties include, preparing reports and statistical data requests related to licensing and registration as needed; participating in special projects, assignments, and work groups as requested by senior staff; and, providing overall general support of the regional operations.

The Children and Family Services Specialist 2 is responsible for understanding and conveying all applicable statutes, regulations, and policy directives to subordinate staff. This position is also responsible for representing the Regional Office at various meetings, trainings and on committees and would also be expected to provide office coverage in the absence of the Regional Manager.

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Additional Comments Background Investigation Requirements: 1) All prospective employees will be 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. 2) All prospective employees will be screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) For Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth (DJJOY) prospective appointees will be 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. Some positions may require credentials or a background check to verify your identity. 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.

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 518-473-6122

Email Address eoajobpostings@ocfs.ny.gov

Address

Street Bureau of Personnel, EOA #18-783 RAD

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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