Office of Children & Family Services Administrative Specialist 1 Trainee in Rensselaer, New York

Administrative Specialist 1 Trainee

Application Due2/26/2019 11:59:59 PM



Capital View Office ParkChild Care Services52 Washington StreetRensselaer, NY 12144

Salary Grade/RangeGrade:SG-13-18Salary:$ 42,986- $55,008CompetitivePermanentPEF

DutiesThe primary responsibility of this position will be to provide direct clerical and administrative support to the Division’s Deputy Commissioner and the DCCS Home Office. Secondarily, this position will be involved in a fiscal audit process the Division is undertaking for its after-school contract programs. This process will include requesting all backup information needed to justify the amount of funds claimed for reimbursement.

Additional responsibilities of this position include: providing executive-level meeting support including scheduling, agenda preparation, recording and action item follow-up for specific Division initiatives; filing documents as needed; preparing email, routine correspondence, memos and reports utilizing word processing, spreadsheets and database programs; developing, maintaining and updating administrative forms and/or office procedures for the Division.

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Minimum QualificationsReachable on Civil Service Eligible List OR

One year of permanent competitive service as an Administrative Specialist 1 OR

Eligible for a 70.1 transfer.

Additional InfoPursuant 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

Application Due2/26/2019 11:59:59 PM

To ApplyQualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter giving theTitle, Location, and EOA Number(shown below) of the position being applied for to:New York State Office of Children and Family ServicesBureau of Personnel,EOA #19-81North Building, Room 23152 Washington St.Rensselaer, NY 12144Or send by email to:eoajobpostings@ocfs.ny.govImportant: 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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