Assoc License Examination Specialist - Grade 23

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 4 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

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series.

Salary Information for License Examination Specialist Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
License Examination Specialist Trainee 1 13 $49,363 $63,169
License Examination Specialist Trainee 2 14 $52,198 $66,634
Senr License Examination Specialist 18 $65,001 $82,656
Assoc License Examination Specialist 23 $84,156 $106,454

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


• Supervise a staff of License Examination Specialists; guide and train staff and keep them informed of changes to enacted legislation affecting the licensure process and requirements.
• Establish operating practices, procedures and performance standards for review and approval of educational curriculum relating to trade schools and other educational institutions, instructor qualifications, and continuing education course requirements; audit schools’ operations.  
• Supervise the development and implementation of educational standards and related regulations for continuing education; and compile and publish statistics on licensure.
• Perform audits of assigned schools and curriculums within larger institutions; and provide technical assistance to schools and their instructors, administrators and financial officers on the requirements for licensing of trades and professions.
• Work closely with members of advisory boards within professions and trades; oversee the process of collecting user and provider input to proposed changes to laws; work with Counsel’s Office to develop and implement policies relating to trade schools.

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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.

Promotion:  one year of permanent service as a Senior License Examination Specialist.

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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