New York State has approximately 1 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in Labor, Department of. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.
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As a Workforce Programs Specialist 3, you would monitor compliance with grants and contracts, and evaluate program results and formulate program and policy recommendations. You would develop, maintain, promote and monitor workforce development and training programs, occupational safety and health training, employment related tax incentives and related programs. You would provide technical direction and oversight to Local Workforce Development Boards (LWDB), Local Workforce Development Areas (LWDA), social services districts, employers and employee groups, community service agencies, and various public and private boards regarding workforce development funding programs, and may also operate and/or supervise the delivery of direct client employment services. You may supervise lower-level Workforce Programs Specialists and other staff
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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 be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Labor and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as:
On or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York S
tate Department of Labor and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as:
Either A. a Workforce Programs Specialist 2, Workforce Programs Specialist 1, Workforce Programs Specialist Trainee 1, or Workforce Programs Specialist Trainee 2;
Or B. an Employment Counselor, Employment Counselor (Spanish Language), Employment Services Representative, Employment Services Representative (Spanish Language), or Occupational Analyst.
If you are selected for appointment as a Workforce Programs Specialist 3 (Spanish Language), you will be required to demonstrate proficiency in that language. Proficiency must be at a level which will permit you to perform the duties of the position satisfactorily."
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.
This title is filled via promotion by the agency or agencies which have this title. Candidates must have had appropriate service in the promotional field for this title to be eligible for consideration. Applicants must apply directly to the agency or agencies that have this title.
Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.