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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/07/17

Applications Due11/21/17

Vacancy ID43678

AgencyAttorney General, Office of the

TitleConfidential Administrative Assistant - Medicaid Fraud Control Unit - Hauppauge

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $0 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Suffolk

Street Address 300 Motor Parkway Suite 230

City Hauppauge


Zip Code11788

Minimum Qualifications The ideal candidate is excited to work in a team environment; will have prior experience as an administrative assistant or a receptionist who has also been responsible for clerical and administrative duties; be energetic with exceptional telephone etiquette, and possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Applicants must be hard-working, motivated, willing to learn additional skills, well-organized and task-oriented. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and Adobe Acrobat document management is a must, as is the ability to learn new computer applications. Prior legal office experience, as well as knowledge of legal research, document preparation and filings, is a plus.

Duties Description The New York State Office of the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) is seeking an Administrative Assistant for its Hauppauge Office. The mission of MFCU is to investigate, prosecute and bring affirmative civil cases against individuals and corporate entities responsible for improper or fraudulent Medicaid billing schemes, as well as to investigate and prosecute allegations of abuse and neglect of residents in nursing homes and other residential healthcare facilities.


•Working cooperatively and collaboratively to support attorneys, auditors, investigators and other administrative personnel with administrative tasks and projects that will often also require independent performance of clerical duties.

•Answering main office phones in a respectful and professional manner that demonstrates the high value that the MFCU places on each call; direct callers appropriately.

•Greeting and directing visitors courteously and professionally.

•Ordering office supplies and maintaining office equipment, including troubleshooting issues and handling service calls to vendors.

•Logging, sorting and distributing mail.

•Reviewing and compiling case information for weekly trial calendar.

•Regularly handling confidential material and information and exercising discretion in doing so.

•Scheduling office meetings and appointments, including video conferencing.

•Maintaining office records, including opening/closing/maintaining files; data entry.

•Document management, photocopying, scanning and shipping.

•Performing other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The OAG is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.

Salary commensurate with experience.

PLEASE NOTE: Unless otherwise specified in the “Notes on Applying” section, the “Application Due” date associated with this posting is not the last day applications can be submitted. Applications for this position will be accepted by the hiring bureau on a rolling basis until a candidate is selected; recruitment for this position can be closed or suspended at any time. For the most current information on available position vacancies, applicants are advised to review the Office of the New York State Attorney General website ( or contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at or phone at 212-416-8080.

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

Name Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief



Email Address


Street NYS Office of the Attorney General, Legal Recruitment Bureau

120 Broadway

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10271


Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY

Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our careers website: Reference No. MFCU_AA_HAU_6053

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
•Cover Letter (You may address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment)
•List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
•Writing Sample

Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.

If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process or you need assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at or phone at 212-416-8080.

For more information about the OAG, please visit our website:

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