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Youth Counselor 1 (Spanish Language)

Application Due
3/3/2018 11:59:59 PM
Location
MEP
Taberg Residential Center
Taberg Residential Center
10011 Taberg-Florence Road RR 1, Box 139
Taberg, NY 13471
Salary Grade/Range Grade: SG-18 Salary: $55494-$70566
Competitive
Permanent/Provisional
PEF
Duties Supervise, evaluate, guide and mentor juvenile and youthful offenders, juvenile delinquents or other “at-risk” youth referred to the Office of Children and Family Services. Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.
Minimum Qualifications One year of permanent competitive as a Youth Counselor 1 or Youth Counselor 1 Spanish Language or eligible for a 70.1 transfer OR

55 b/c eligible and meet qualifications below OR

Provisional Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and two years of direct counseling, educational, clinical, or supervisory experience in prevention, protection, or rehabilitative programs for individuals between the ages of 10 and 21 years of age who are generally considered to be "juvenile delinquents," "youthful offenders," or youth residing in a residential setting which may include, youth who are diagnosed with mental or developmental disabilities, mental illness, or addictions who could potentially become involved in the juvenile justice system.



Note: You must demonstrate and pass a Spanish Language test to show your ability to understand Spanish and to speak it fluently.
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. Vagueness will not be interpreted in your favor and may disqualify you 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 3/3/2018 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 # 18-49
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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