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New York State Civil Service Licensed Psychologist - CNY DDSO in Syracuse, New York

Minimum Qualifications

On or before the date of filing your application, you must be licensed and currently registered to practice psychology in New York State. Information regarding New York State licensure may be obtained from the State Board for Psychology by contacting the New York State Education Department Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services, Psychology Unit, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12234-1000; or by calling (518) 474-3817; or e-mail at

Duties Description


$91,794- $102,661. Please note, posted Hiring Salary includes the sum of the statutory hiring rate for PS&T Grade 25 ($81,446) and Increased Hiring Salary ($10,348).

Positions in this title series provide professional psychological services to individuals residing in certified residential settings and/or to individuals accessing clinical services through an Article 16 clinic.

CNY DDSO covers the following counties; Onondaga, Cayuga, Cortland, Oswego, Oneida, Herkimer, Lewis and Madison counties. Travel within and across these eight counties may occur. Mileage is compensated per Office of State Comptroller rules and regulations.


  • Perform psychological assessments and evaluations using formal and informal measures.

  • Writing comprehensive clinical reports.

  • Coordinate and collaborate with team members.

  • Develop appropriate recommendations and interventions.

  • Function as a member of a clinical team.

  • Maintain professional standards related to NYS regulations, CNYDDSOO policies, and CNYDDSOO protocols

  • Supervise non-licensed clinicians in psychology titles or other titles as deemed necessary/assigned.

  • Review and analyze data.

  • Perform special projects/assignments as assigned.

  • Maintain acceptable Time and Attendance Standards.

  • Participate in committees as requested by Supervisor and/or Administration

  • Provide coverage during Treatment Team Leader absences.

  • Assist in development of policies and procedures as appropriate.

  • Possess working knowledge base of OPWDD’s supports and services and other community resources.

  • Attend clinical discipline meetings.


  • Be able to uphold and support NYS regulations which relate to OPWDD and CNYDDSOO policies and protocols

  • Ability to function as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team relating to professional, para-professional and direct care staff.

  • Ability to communicate in a thorough, concise, accurate and professional manner both verbally and in writing.

  • Possess an acceptable time and attendance record as specified in the time and attendance policy.

  • Possess an acceptable work record (E-File)

Additional Comments

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Kelly Hammill at 315-336-2300x 257. ## Notes on Applying Please submit a cover letter and resume by 12/16/2019 and include EOA # 19-264 on all correspondence to: Central NY DDSO, Human Resources, 187 Northern Concourse, N. Syracuse, NY 13212 or email:

Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that he or she needs a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office, phone: (518) 473-9689, and Email: to obtain information and RA forms.

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Please note:

  • For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.

  • Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.

  • In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.


Date Posted: 12/02/19

Applications Due: 12/16/19

Vacancy ID: 76505

Agency: People With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

Title: Licensed Psychologist - CNY DDSO

Occupational Category: Health Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade: 25

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

Salary Range: From $91794 to $102661 Annually

Employment Type: Full-Time

Appointment Type: Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class: Competitive Class

Travel Percentage: 0%

Workweek: Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week: 40

From: 8 AM

To: 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed?: No

Mandatory overtime?: No

Compressed workweek allowed?: No

Telecommuting allowed?: No

County: Onondaga

City: Syracuse

State: NY

Zip Code: 13212

Name: Human Resources

Telephone: 315-473-6980

Fax: 315-473-6658

Email Address:

Street Address: Margaret L. Williams Developmental Evaluation Center 1045 James Street

Street: Central NY DDSO 187 Northern Concourse