Civil Service, Department of
The purpose of this announcement is to notify candidates about transfer opportunities. If you are interested and meet the minimum qualifications below, email your cover letter, and resume to YourFutureBeginsHere@cs.ny.gov. Please include the vacancy ID# and the title of position as referenced above.
If a Civil Service List(s) exists for this title and location, candidates reachable on the Civil Service List(s) will be canvassed.
70.1 TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS:
One year of permanent, contingent permanent, or 55 B/C service allocated to a Grade 11 or higher eligible for transfer and determined to be similar by Civil Service.
52.6 TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS:
One year of permanent, contingent permanent, or 55 B/C service allocated to a Grade 18 or higher eligible for transfer and determined to be administrative by Civil Service.
70.4 TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS:
For transfers, a list of approved titles is available through Civil Service GOT-IT at https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/.
The GOT-IT site will inform you if your title requires special qualifications for 52.6 or 70.1 transfer as detailed above.
55 B/C QUALIFICATIONS
Current permanent non-competitive state employees certified eligible for the 55 B/C program under the Governor’s Program to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities pursuant to Section 55 B/C of the Civil Service Law will also be considered. To be considered, you must provide a copy of your letter of eligibility with your response.
Individuals certified eligible for the 55 B/C program under the Governor’s Program to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities pursuant to Section 55 B/C of the Civil Service Law will also be considered. To be considered, you must provide a copy of your letter of eligibility with your response.
You must meet the open competitive qualifications from the most recent examination announcement. The open competitive minimum qualifications are: Bachelor’s Degree
It is essential that candidates clearly and concisely indicate exactly how they meet the above minimum qualifications in their resume. Failure to show how you meet the minimum qualifications above may result in disqualification and removal from consideration.
The Testing Services Division is responsible for the development, administration, scoring and validation of the examinations provided to the public for State agencies and local jurisdictions. To better serve New Yorkers and make examinations more accessible and convenient for all, the Department is implementing a new examination model known as continuous recruitment testing that will offer testing on a continuous basis with examinations held via a hybrid of online training and experience exams, multiple-choice exams via remote proctoring (online), and in state operated computer-based testing centers and this position will help play an important role in ensuring the success of this new approach to examinations.
The Senior Administrative Analyst 1/Administrative Analyst Trainee1 / 2 duties in the Testing Division will include but are not limited to the following:
Exam Control Composition Unit (ECCU) processes State and local examinations; publishes exam information and announcements; and prepares test materials for printing and distribution. The unit processes work within tight timeframes and within deadlines dictated by examination production schedules. Working under the supervision of a Human Resources Specialist 2 (Testing), the Senior Administrative Analyst is the unit supervisor and will provide organization and focus for the unit and oversee the quality and timeliness of the unit’s work. Accuracy, timeliness, and high-quality presentation in published materials are essential.
Provides day-to-day supervision, direction, and technical support to ECCU staff; supervises Program Aide, Exam Composition Assistant, and Office Assistant 2.
Enforces unit, division, and Department deadlines and standards.
Assigns and reviews staff work to ensure accuracy, quality, efficiency, and timeliness.
Interviews, hires, and trains new staff. Provides ongoing staff development for all unit staff.
Evaluates staff and completes performance appraisals in a constructive and timely manner.
Supervises the publication (paper and electronic) of testing materials and documents for all State and local examinations. Coordinates processing with units in other divisions.
Oversees electronic file and information systems related to examination processing, scheduling, and publication of test materials.
Manages requests for State and local decentralized exam materials.
Identifies problems and opportunities for improvement in the processes, procedures, and outputs of the ECCU.
Provides technical assistance and expertise on ECCU issues to staff from Department of Civil Service, Office of Information Technology Services, and other supporting organizations.
Documents ECCU policies and procedures. Participates in long range planning and evaluation of ECCU work.
Communicates orally and in writing on a variety of exam-related topics.
#TeamCivilService is growing and is looking for motivated, forward-thinking employees to join our team to build a dynamic workforce. The Department of Civil Service is undertaking several initiatives to transform the way the agency delivers services to our partner agencies and to the public, and we are excited to be adding new members to the team. In addition to joining a growing team and agency, employees will also receive a comprehensive benefits package.
The Department of Civil Service is the central personnel agency for the Executive Branch of New York State government, serving approximately 150,000 employees. Our mission is to build tomorrow’s workforce today by promoting a diverse, inclusive, and talented workforce. We lead and deliver world-class workforce management strategies by providing innovative solutions based on merit, fitness, and equality of opportunity.
Among its duties, the Department:
Partners with State agencies to offer workforce recruitment and placement services, including developing minimum qualifications, classifying positions, developing civil service examinations, and administering performance assessment tests.
Administers the New York State Health Insurance Program (https://www.cs.ny.gov/nyship/), one of the largest public employer health insurance programs in the nation, serving more than 1.2 million lives.
Assists municipal agencies with civil service administration of more than 360,000 local government employees.
Oversees the Governor’s Program to Hire Individuals and Veterans with Disabilities (https://www.cs.ny.gov/rp55/) to place individuals with disabilities in State jobs and the New New York Leaders Initiative Student Intern Program. (https://nysinternships.cs.ny.gov/nnyl/)
NOTE ON TELECOMMUTING: DCS employees may be approved for a maximum of 50% telecommuting, however, they are required to apply and obtain approval through management in accordance with DCS Telecommuting Program Guidelines.
The Department of Civil Service is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability status, arrest record or criminal conviction history, or any other category protected by law.
We are happy to provide reasonable and religious accommodations during the hiring process for those in need. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please send a request to YourFutureBeginsHere@cs.ny.gov