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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/07/17

Applications Due11/22/17

Vacancy ID45111

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleSocial Work Assistant 3 / EOA# 2017-45

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade17

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

Salary RangeFrom $52518 to $66855 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Richmond

Street Address Staten Island DDRO

930 Willowbrook Road, Bldg 12G

City Staten Island


Zip Code10314

Minimum Qualifications Permanent service as a Social Work Assistant 3 in a New York State agency eligible for transfer
At least one year of permanent service in a title eligible for 70.1 transfer pursuant to Civil Service Law
Reachable on the current New York State Civil service list for Social Work Assistant 3


Must have a Master’s Degree in Social Work; or a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and one year of post-Bachelor’s experience in social work; or a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a human service area and two years of post-Bachelor’s experience in social work

Duties Description The candidate selected for this position will act as the Front Door Facilitator (FDF). A FDF has the responsibility for providing a
welcoming environment and a positive experience for individuals/families/advocates requesting services. The incumbent will be
working with families who are interested in obtaining OPWDD services. Will complete the Eligibility Assessment Authorization
tool, Developmental Disability Profile 2 based on conversation with family/individual. Will provide MSC Agencies with
documentation to develop a plan for appropriate services for the individuals. Will write letters to agencies and families as part of
the Front Door process. Will track caseload using Front Door spreadsheet. Will respond to telephone inquiries regarding Front
Door/Eligibility Process. Will participate in Front Door Family and Individual Information Sessions. Will participate in the Front
Door Quality Review Team Process. Will assist the individual/family/advocate to objectively consider an array of possible service
options both OPWDD and non-OPWDD funded providers so informed choices can be made. Must have knowledge of the
OPWDD Eligibility Process. Must be familiar with Tracking and Billing System.

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.

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

Name Shauna Carter

Telephone 718-983-5437

Fax 718-983-5216

Email Address


Street Staten Island DDSO

1150 Forest Hill Road, Human Resources

City Staten Island

State NY

Zip Code 10314


Notes on ApplyingPlease reference EOA# 2017-45 on all correspondence when submitting a cover letter and/or resume

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