Children and Family Services Specialist 1
Application Due

2/24/2018 11:59:59 PM
Capital View Office Park

Child Welfare & Community Services
52 Washington Street
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Salary Grade/Range
Grade: SG-18 Salary: $55,494-$70,566Competitive
Contingent Permanent
Review and evaluate local district County Plans and/or Annual Plan Updates as assigned. Provide County Plan monitoring and technical assistance to Districts as necessary Participate in program reviews for local departments of social services and voluntary child-care agencies. Provide technical assistance and monitoring to local departments of social services and voluntary agencies on numerous issues including child welfare program, CONNECTIONS, complaints, regulatory clarification Provide technical assistance and monitoring to community agencies and organizations. Provide comment and recommendations on regulations and administrative letters in the area of Domestic Violence programs Provide licensing oversight to agencies and organizations. Prepare application packages for approval and certification of new programs. Re-certify Domestic Violence programs as necessary. Provide technical assistance to voluntary agencies regarding program changes and rate setting impact Participate in the management of activities related to the review of CPS complaints involving foster boarding home and congregate care IAB investigations as necessary Participate in Office of Children and Family Services’ workgroups and committees as assigned Facilitate the implementation of Office of Children and Family Services’ priorities, policies and procedures by local districts and agencies such as CONNECTIONS, Child Welfare Practice Model, Title IV-E, Permanency Panels Promote, participate and assist in the coordination of Youth in Progress, as well as other youth leadership activities. Additional duties will be discussed during an interview.
Minimum Qualifications
Reachable on Civil Service Eligible List OR One year of permanent competitive service as a Children and Family Services Specialist 1 or eligible for a 70.1 transfer.
Additional Info
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Application Due
2/24/2018 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 # 18-109
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
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