Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 12/26/17
Applications Due: 01/10/18
Vacancy ID: 46303

Position Information

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleHabilitation Specialist 1

Occupational CategoryEducation, Teaching

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $44564 to $56888 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type 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 Hamilton

Street Address Wilbur Lane

City Speculator


Zip Code12842

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Any current Habilitation Specialist 1
Any permanent employee eligible for a 70.1 transfer.
Anyone eligible to take the Civil Service examination for Habilitation Specialist 1
Promotional Opportunities: Anyone currently reachable on the Civil Service List.

Provisional Appointment: In the event that there is not a valid eligible list, candidates who meet the qualifications below may be qualified for a provisional appointment.

Minimum Qualifications: A qualifying Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services and 1 year clinical/or direct care experience or a qualifying Master’s Degree in Human Services.


• Provide services for individuals in a classroom and residential setting.
• Train and work with direct care staff assigned to classroom and residential setting.
• Provide assessments, develops and implements active treatment programs and documents response to treatment for individual.
• Attend and participate in quarterly and annual IPP reviews and various other meetings regarding the individuals’ services/programs and team concerns.
• Provide written quarterly and annual assessments in advance of scheduled IPP reviews.
• Work as a member of the interdisciplinary team.
• Coordinate and assure community training trials pertinent to individual programs.
• May be expected to accompany individual on community trips.
• Respond to duress alarms (blue dots) and intervene as needed.
• Provide active treatment within a therapeutic environment. Ensure active treatment takes place.
• Other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments • 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.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
• Position may be eligible for Loan Forgiveness via the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program:
• For more information on PSLF, please visit

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Sunmount OHRM

Telephone 518-359-4150

Fax 518-359-4161

Email Address


Street 2445 State Route 30

City Tupper Lake

State NY

Zip Code 12986


Notes on ApplyingPlease reference the above EOA # 17-192 in all correspondence.