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Youth Division Aide 3 (Hourly)

Application Due
12/31/2017 11:59:59 PM
Location
CDS
Finger Lakes Residential Center

250 Auburn Road
Lansing, NY 14882
Salary Grade/Range Grade: SG-NS Salary: $20.02 per hour
Non-Competitive
Temporary
CSEA
Duties Serve as a member of a treatment team. Assist in the supervision and guidance of youth. Create a safe, healthy and therapeutic living environment that supports the acquisition and utilization of pro-social skills for youth under their care. Establish a relationship of confidence and trust with youth under their 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.
Additional Info Please specify in your cover letter and/or resume how you meet the minimum qualifications (as described above) when responding to this posting. For example, you should provide specific date ranges for qualifying experience, qualifying education or certifications, or the age range of individuals served. Non-specific submissions may be disqualified from further consideration if the information you provide does not meet the minimum qualifications. Qualified Veterans may be eligible for an on-the-job stipend from the Veteran’s Administration, as the training program for this position is an approved program for GI Bill On-The-Job Training Benefits. Pursuant 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 info@goer.ny.gov.
Application Due 12/31/2017 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 # 17-537
North Building, Room 231
52 Washington St.
Rensselaer, NY 12144

Or send by email to:

eoajobpostings@ocfs.ny.gov

Important: 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
Fees Some positions may require credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

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