Management Specialist 3 - Grade 27

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 19 positions statewide.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

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Salary Information for Management Specialist Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Management Specialist Trainee 1 13 $49,363 $63,169
Management Specialist Trainee 2 14 $52,198 $66,634
Management Specialist 1 18 $65,001 $82,656
Management Specialist 2 23 $84,156 $106,454
Management Specialist 3 27 $103,784 $127,830
Management Specialist 4 64 $123,793 $156,224

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

This title may exist in more than one negotiating unit. This salary schedule represents the most typical salary for this title. Click here to view additional salary information regarding the various bargaining units.

An individual's final salary is determined by the Office of the State Comptroller. This salary schedule does not reflect any Special Salary Treatments

Job Duties

Management Specialist 3 duties include developing and providing staff with audit procedures, guidelines, manuals, training materials and instructions, consistent with State and Federal regulations, to meet the specific requirements of an audit; interprets audit guidelines for staff; interprets Federal and State statutes and regulations as they pertain to the operation of the audit unit; meets with officials of local social services agencies, governmental entities, providers, advocate groups, systems representatives, legal representatives, and others for the purpose of defining agency or office policy and audit procedures; provides technical assistance; supervises subordinate staff performing on-site audits; may determine staffing hours, number, and level of staff required to perform audits and management studies; sets schedules and staffing requirements; prepares correspondence and memoranda to assist and advise on audit progress, problems encountered, and preliminary findings; reviews, edits, and finalizes draft reports of field audits; directs the preparation of the final audit report; manages software development and maintenance of systems; may conduct and oversee technical functions related to data extraction, manipulation and analysis from various legacy systems in support of audit activities, office automation activities including hardware/software inventory, purchase, installation and maintenance; develops and maintains a Statewide system of fraud control processes, coordinates activities with agency level IT staff in support of applications, technical functions and analysis; identifies State and local district expenditures that can be claimed for Federal reimbursement; recovers benefits overpayments; and may testify in administrative hearings and appropriate courts on audit findings and matters involving violations of regulations.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

On or before the date of the examination, the candidate must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Management Specialist 2, Management Specialist 2 (Spanish Language), Associate Social Services Management Specialist, Data Processing Systems Auditor 1, Associate Medical Facilities Auditor, or Information Systems Auditor 1.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.


Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. Job postings on StateJobsNY will contain the most up-to-date qualifications.

How to Apply

When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for email notification so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

You can also visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists.

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