Unclaimed Funds Examiner 1 - Grade 14

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Salary Information for Unclaimed Funds Examiner 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Unclaimed Funds Examiner 1 14 $54,860 $66,634
Unclaimed Funds Examiner 2 18 $65,001 $82,656
Unclaimed Funds Examiner 3 22 $79,928 $101,197

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Job Duties

As an Unclaimed Funds Examiner 1, you would conduct outreach to find the rightful owners of abandoned property, issue refunds, and facilitate the transfer of surplus funds to the State’s General Fund. You would process abandoned property reports, claims, and securities related to the New York State Abandoned Property Law. You would ensure that the Office of the State Comptroller's rules, regulations, and procedures are followed when processing unclaimed funds held in trust by the State of New York. You would supervise clerical staff that process abandoned property reports, claims and securities.

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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.

On or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Office of the State Comptroller and have three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c services as a Program Aide, Program Aide (Spanish Language), Office Assistant 2, Office Assistant 2 (Spanish Language), Office Assistant 2 (Calculations), Office Assistant 2 (Customer Service), Office Assistant 2 (Customer Service) (Spanish Language), Office Assistant 2 (Keyboarding), Office Assistant 2 (Keyboarding) (Spanish Language), Secretary 1, Secretary 1 (Spanish Language), or Employees Retirement System Examiner 1.

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