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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/11/13

Applications Due07/23/13

Vacancy ID8700

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleEmployment Service Monitor - Advocate

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade661

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $66914 to $84581 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address Division of Immigrant Policies and Affairs

City Buffalo


Zip Code14203

Minimum Qualifications A bachelor's degree and six years of experience in a position with a public or private agency involving the provision of employment services, benefits and protections to the farm worker community including migrant farm workers, migrant food processing workers, or seasonal farm workers. One year of this experience must have included the review, interpretation and administration of program policy and operating procedure and responsibility for the accomplishment of program goals.

Substitution: A Master's or professional degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Business Administration, Economics, Accounting, Auditing, Finance, Marketing, International Studies, Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or a Law Degree can be substituted for up to two years of general experience.

In addition, candidates must be proficient in the Spanish language at a level that will ensure their ability to perform the duties of the position.
Examples of Qualifying Experience: outreach, referral for placement, counseling, complaint handling and review of wages, terms and conditions of employment for compliance purposes.

Duties Description Under the general direction of the Director of the Division of Immigrant Policies and Affairs, you would monitor and evaluate the complaint system for all employment service applicants and, as an advocate, you would assist in the development of practices aimed at insuring that migrant and seasonal farm workers are offered the full range of services available from the New York State Department of Labor.

Additional Comments All applicants must submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail to;

or by mail to:

NYS Department of Labor, Personnel Bureau, W. Averell Harriman State Office Campus, Bldg. 12, Room 565, Albany, New York 12240.

It is the candidate’s responsibility to clearly demonstrate how they meet the minimum qualifications. Vague or ambiguous information will not be interpreted in the candidate’s favor. Specific dates must include the month and year employment started and ended.

Proof that you meet the education requirements of this position would be required at the time of interview.

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

Name Cathy Emmerick

Telephone 518-457-1222

Fax 518-485-9495

Email Address


Street W. Averell Harriman State Office Campus, Building 12, Room 565

Personnel Bureau

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240


Notes on ApplyingE-mail attachments must be sent in MS Word or PDF format. Job specifics such as hours and travel will be discussed at the interview.

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