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Child Protective Services Specialist 1

Application Due
1/3/2018 11:59:59 PM
State Central Register

Albany County, NY
Salary Grade/Range Grade: SG-16 Salary: $49,727-$63,293
Contingent Permanent
Duties Receive reports of suspected child abuse and maltreatment via the Statewide Child Abuse and Maltreatment telephone hotline. Screen calls for appropriateness, evaluate the information, and prepare and transmit reported cases to local social service districts. Provide technical assistance to local district staff. Screen applicants for childcare, daycare, and related positions in accordance with Social Service Law. Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.
Minimum Qualifications
Reachable on the Child Protective Services Specialist 1 Civil Service eligible list
Eligible for 70.1 transfer.
Additional Info 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
Application Due 1/3/2018 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 # 17-626
North Building, Room 231
52 Washington St.
Rensselaer, NY 12144

Or send by email to:

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.

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Contact Information< Phone:  (518) 473-7936
Fax:      (518) 474-0017
Fees Some positions may require credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

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