New York State Civil Service Youth Counselor 1(Spanish Language) in Lansing, New York

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.

Duties Description

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. ## Additional Comments 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.

Notes on Applying

Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter giving the Title, Location, and EOA Number of the position being applied for. 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.

Date Posted: 10/11/18

Applications Due: 10/25/18

Vacancy ID: 60587

Agency: Children & Family Services, Office of

Title: Youth Counselor 1(Spanish Language)

Occupational Category: Enforcement or Protective Services

Salary Grade: 18

Bargaining Unit: PS&T; - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary Range: From $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type: Full-Time

Appointment Type: Provisional

Jurisdictional Class: Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage: 0%

Workweek: Variable

Hours Per Week: 40

From: 12 AM

To: 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed?: No

Mandatory overtime?: No

Compressed workweek allowed?: No

Telecommuting allowed?: No

County: Tompkins

City: Rensselaer

State: NY

Zip Code: 12144

Name: New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Telephone: 518-473-7936

Fax: 518-474-0017

Email Address: eoajobpostings@ocfs.ny.gov

Street Address: Finger Lakes Residential Center 250 Auburn Road

Street: Bureau of Personnel, EOA #18-721 CDS 52 Washington Street, 231 North