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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/27/17

Applications Due12/07/17

Vacancy ID45691

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleDevelopmental Assistant 2, CNY DDSO - Syracuse

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade13

Bargaining UnitISU - Institutional Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $44274 to $53927 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Tuesday – Saturday 8 am - 4pm Pass – Su/Mo<br />

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Onondaga

Street Address Smith Road IRA

5918 Smith Road

City North Syracuse


Zip Code13212

Minimum Qualifications ¬Transfer in title: Current or previous permanent service as a DA2 – salary grade 13.
70.1 Promotion/Transfer qualifications: Current or previous one year permanent service in a qualifying title at SG 11/12. Examples include Sr. LPN 1 and DA1 and other comparable titles such as MHTA1, CRAD, etc.
Current or previous service as a Sr. LPN.
Simultaneous to this posting the civil service for Developmental Assistant 2 may be canvassed. Management reserves the right to select either an eligible respondent to this posting or appoint from the Civil Service list.


First level supervisor; supervises and works with staff to motivate and attend to the personal daily living needs of the developmentally disabled individuals in their care.

• Responsible to establish and ensure appropriate and adequate staffing schedules. This includes prudent management of ET and OT.
• Ensure physical plant maintenance to provide a clean, safe and homelike atmosphere. Develop and monitor preventative and routine maintenance schedules, responding to physical plant emergencies appropriately.
• Responsible for site PS and NPS budgeting including required auditing and reporting functions. Additionally, must insure proper handling and documentation of consumer funds/accounts.
• Prepare and submit a wide variety of administrative reports including, but not limited to, incident reports, Business Office and Human Resources Office policy and procedure, OGS/vehicle maintenance, Staff Services requirements etc.
• Ensure program implementation is carried out by all staff consistently emphasizing independence, individualization, inclusion, and productivity. Coordinate and promote community inclusion activities. Ensure ongoing advocacy.
• Plans, organizes, and monitors work of subordinate staff, role modeling, training/orientation, providing directions and clear expectations with prescribed methods of completion. Institute clear responsibility and accountability. Ensure completion and timely submission of performance evaluations for subordinate staff. TIMES completion. Provide recognition and support along with feedback needed to improve work performance. Responsibilities ultimately cover all shifts necessitating the need to flex in order to provide appropriate oversight to afternoons and midnights, at times, in accordance with Article 32.
• Facilitate routine supervisory and house-staff meeting.
• Maintain open communication and provide necessary feedback to all members of the treatment team including supervisory and clinical staff in order to ensure the health and safety of the individuals living in the home.

Additional Comments The successful bidder to this posting is advised that it will be their responsibility to discuss, with their new supervisor, any previously approved time off. There is no guarantee the new unit will be able to honor previously approved time off.
Any questions regarding the duties of this position may be directed to Wendy Monroe, TTL at 315-473-5057.

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Name Human Resources

Telephone 315-473-6980

Fax 315-473-6658

Email Address


Street Central NY DDSO

187 Northern Concourse

City North Syracuse

State NY

Zip Code 13212


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a cover letter and resume by 12/07/2017 and include EOA # 17-222 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 Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Central Office at (518) 402-7644 or Email at to obtain information and RA forms.

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