NYC DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE
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Only permanent employees in the title and those that are reachable on the civil service list Principal Administrative Associate, Exam No. 1507 are eligible to apply.
Housed in the Division of Epidemiology, the Bureau of Vital Statistics (BVS) at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene registers, amends, processes, and analyzes all vital events (births, deaths, and spontaneous and induced terminations of pregnancy) in New York City while also issuing certified copies of certificates to the public. There are approximately 120,000 births and 52,000 deaths and about 1 million certified copies of birth and death certificates issued each year.
Duties will include but not be limited to:
Function as case navigator and provide clear, detailed next step instructions and assistance to customers with their amendment requests. This includes providing written guidance to customers in clear and courteous plain language.
Provide customer support in customer lobby as assigned, including at a customer window or podium
Provide customer support in adherence to agency customer service principles of respect, trust, empathy, and accountability.
Critically assess customer documents, identify any issues, and follow up with customer for resolution.
Use staff trainings, professional judgement and decision making to resolve issues with customer applications, in accordance with Health Code and BVS policies and procedures.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and three years of satisfactory full-time progressively responsible clerical/administrative experience, one year of which must have been in an administrative capacity or supervising staff performing clerical/administrative work of more than moderate difficulty; or
2. An associate degree or 60 semester credits from an accredited college and four years of satisfactory full-time progressively responsible clerical/administrative experience including one year of the administrative supervisory experience described in “1” above; or
3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s department of education or a recognized accrediting organization and five years of satisfactory full-time progressively responsible clerical/administrative experience including one year of the administrative supervisory experience as described in “1” above;
4. Education and/or experience equivalent to “1”, “2”, or “3” above. However, all candidates must possess the one year of administrative or supervisory experience as described in “1” above. Education above the high school level may be substituted for the general clerical/administrative experience (but not for the one year of administrative or supervisory experience described in “1” above) at a rate of 30 semester credits from an accredited college for 6 months of experience up to a maximum of 3½ years.
Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
Must be detail oriented.
Excellent interpersonal, research, written and verbal communication skills required.
Computer skills including Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high demand office.
Ability to speak Spanish or a language other than English is a plus.
**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES:
Please note: If you are called for an interview, you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:
A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.
Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.
Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e., telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)
Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.
If after your interview you are the selected candidate, you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment, you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.
The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.
Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:
“FINAL APPOINTMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT & BUDGET APPROVAL”
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We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.
All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
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