Business Officer 3 - Grade 61

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 28 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 Business Officer Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Business Officer Trainee 1 13 $49,363 $63,169
Business Officer Trainee 2 14 $52,198 $66,634
Business Officer 1 18 $65,001 $82,656
Business Officer 2 23 $84,156 $106,454
Business Officer 3 61 $90,931 $114,940
Business Officer 4 62 $100,845 $127,474
Business Officer 5 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 Business Officer 3, you would direct, manage, and oversee business office operations for a facility operated by the Office of Mental Health or Office for People With Developmental Disabilities, including business and financial management functions related to accounting, budgeting, contract administration, inventory control, and purchasing; develop, implement, and revise business office policies and procedures; and supervise lower-level Business Officers and administrative support staff. You may also plan, manage, and oversee support service operations, which may include environment services/housekeeping, nutrition/food service, maintenance, physical plant, safety and security, and transportation services.

View the classification standard for this title which illustrates the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.

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.

For employees of New York State, on or before the date of the examination, candidates must be a qualified employee of the New York State Office of Mental Health, Office for People With Developmental Disabilities, or Helen Hayes Hospital and have had 45 days of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as:

Either A. a Business Officer 2;

Or B. an Associate Accountant, Associate Auditor, Auditor 2, Associate Budgeting Analyst, Associate Health Care Fiscal Analyst, Associate Personnel Administrator, Human Resources Specialist 2, Contract Management Specialist 2, Office Services Manager, or Resources and Reimbursement Agent 3.

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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