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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/05/13

Applications Due02/20/13

Vacancy ID6452

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleChild Abuse Specialist 2

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $66375 to $83954 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37 1/2


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address Buffalo Regional Office Child Welfare and Community Services - ROPI

295 Main St

City Buffalo


Zip Code14203

Minimum Qualifications Bachelors degree and four years of family and children services experience* including or supplemented by two years in the planning, development or delivery of child abuse and/or neglect programs. This experience must include or be supplemented by one year of investigative experience and one year of professional level supervision. *Children and family services experience may include, but is not limited to, adoption services, foster care services for children and/or adults, preventive services and protective services for children and/or adults.

Duties Description Oversee on-going investigations of child abuse/maltreatment in facilities caring for children. Arrange investigation assignments and monitor workflow. Provide investigative techniques and training to staff. Implement child abuse prevention training in facilities and due to high workload, will assist in the investigations. Manage the Child Protective Surveys, as well as the implementation of corrective action to guarantee and improve child safety in this region. Conduct case consultation regarding child protective cases found to be out of compliance with NYS legislation and regulation. Review CPS investigations of foster families that are certified by the local district and voluntary agencies. Keep local district supervisors informed of NYS policy and practice. Manage corrective action resulting from fatality reviews in order to ensure and improve the health and safety of children. Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Additional Comments You must be currently employed by NYS to apply for this position.

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

Name Bureau of Personnel, EOA # 13-29 gvk

Telephone 518-473-7936

Fax 518-474-0017

Email Address


Street New York State Office of Children and Family Services

North Building, Room 231, 52 Washington Street

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. Also, if you have ever worked for New York State, please provide us with your Social Security number so we may verify your employment history.

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