Training Specialist 2 - Grade 23

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 121 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.

Career Ladder

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Salary Information for Training Specialist Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Training Specialist Trainee 1 13 $49,363 $63,169
Training Specialist Trainee 2 14 $52,198 $66,634
Training Specialist 1 18 $65,001 $82,656
Training Specialist 2 23 $84,156 $106,454
Assoc Dir Training 1 61 $90,931 $114,940
Assoc Dir Training 2 62 $100,845 $127,474
Assoc Dir Training 3 63 $111,925 $141,439
Assoc Dir Training 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

As a Training Specialist 2, you would:

Supervise professional and paraprofessional training staff and/or support staff; lead the planning, organization, facilitation, and delivery of agency training; and oversee the development of curricula by lower-level staff. You would develop new training initiatives and modify existing programs based on assessment of program needs; evaluate training; act as an organizationís consultant to internal and external programs; and oversee administration of training contracts. In a small agency or facility, you may serve as the highest level training position, exercise responsibility for all training matters, and report to a program or administrative supervisor.

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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, you must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as follows:

Either A. as a Training Specialist 1, Training Specialist Trainee 1, Training Specialist Trainee 2, Agency Training and Development Specialist 1, Agency Training and Development Specialist Trainee 1, Agency Training and Development Specialist Trainee 2, Human Services Training Specialist 1, Human Services Training Specialist Trainee 1, Human Services Training Specialist Trainee 2;

Or B. Training Specialist 1 (Mental Hygiene), Training Specialist 1 (Nursing), Local Government Specialist 1, Supervising Equipment Operator Instructor, Mental Hygiene Staff Development Specialist 3, Mental Hygiene Staff Development Specialist 3 (Various Parenthetics), Land Use Training Specialist 1, Training Specialist 1 (Addictions), Training Specialist 1 (Child Protective Services), Training Specialist 1 (Child Welfare), and Training Specialist 1 (Instructional Design).

Only the title or titles listed are qualifying.

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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