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Youth Division Aide 3

Application Due
10/20/2012 11:59:59 PM
Finger Lakes Residential Center

250 Auburn Road
Lansing, NY 14882
Salary Grade/Range
Grade: 12 Salary: $38,612-$47,138
Serve as a member of a treatment team. Establish a relationship of confidence and trust with youth under supervision. Develop youths’ attitudes towards personal hygiene, appearance, manners, work and study habits. Organize, arrange, supervise, and participate in various recreational, educational and social activities. Attend case conferences, community and staff meetings. Establish rapport and attempt to allay anxieties and tensions. Supervise and/or assist youth during various work assignments. Youth Division Aides are required to attend training in approved Office of Children and Family Services restraint techniques two times a year (four hours each). Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.
Minimum Qualifications
Two years full-time experience* in the care and programming of youth** under 21 years of age;

OR two years of full-time experience* in the care, programming and/or secure custody of residential clients in a health care, mental hygiene or correctional institutional setting;

OR an Associate’s degree AND six months experience as described above*;

OR a Bachelor’s degree;

OR a satisfactory equivalent combination of the above education and experience requirements;

OR a high school graduation or equivalency diploma AND one year of experience*

*Appropriate verifiable part-time experience will be accepted on a prorated basis.

**Direct-care experience with youth involved in the juvenile justice system or in an institution, camp, school, community center, youth
rehabilitation program or residential center.

Satisfactory completion of the probation period must include possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and the ability to operate a motor vehicle legally in New York State.
Additional Info
Application Due
10/20/2012 11:59:59 PM
To Apply
Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter giving the Title, Location, and EOA Number (shown below) of the position being applied for to:

New York State Office of Children and Family Services
Bureau of Personnel, EOA # 12-365
North Building, Room 231
52 Washington St.
Rensselaer, NY 12144

Or send by email to:


:  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. OCFS Job Application
Contact Information
Phone:  (518) 473-7936
Fax:      (518) 474-0017
E-Mail  eoajobpostings@ocfs.ny.gov
Some positions may require credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

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