Licensing Examiner 1 - Grade 12

Positions in this title can be hired through NY HELPS

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 82 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 Licensing Examiner 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Licensing Examiner 1 12 $48,956 $59,757
Licensing Examiner 2 15 $58,046 $70,317
Licensing Examiner 3 18 $65,001 $82,656
Licensing Examiner 4 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

As a Licensing Examiner 1, you would be responsible for reviewing and processing liquor or cannabis license and permit applications. Duties include: reviewing financial documents, contracts, leases, deeds, diagrams, criminal records, personal data forms, corporate documentation and any other documentation provided by the applicant and/or their representative; conducting telephone and personal interviews with applicants to answer questions or obtain additional information; answering inquiries from customers about the application process; preparing written correspondence to customers and/or their representatives detailing deficiencies in the application; preparing detailed reports; researching related law, rules and advisories to ensure that agency policy and procedures are in compliance with all regulations relating to alcohol or cannabis control; may serve as a member of the Licensing Board to assist with application determinations; and supervising Licensing Services Clerks and lower-level clerical staff.

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

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.

00-497 26-903

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

All HELP and NY HELPS open positions are now posted on StateJobsNY. It is now even easier for Jobseekers to find openings and connect with New York State agencies.

To narrow your search to NY HELPS jobs, click on "For the General Public", then "Search Vacancies", and select "Yes" on the NY HELPS dropdown to narrow your search to NY HELPS jobs.

Directions to apply will be specified on each individual job posting.

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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