DHSES Program Administrator 2

Grade 23

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Career Ladder

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  1. DHSES Program Administrator Tr 1

    Similar to Grade 13

  2. DHSES Program Administrator Tr 2

    Similar to Grade 14

  3. DHSES Program Administrator 1

    Grade 18

  4. DHSES Program Administrator 2

    Grade 23

  5. DHSES Program Administrator 3

    Grade 25

  6. DHSES Program Manager

    Grade 29

Summary of Job Description

As a DHSES Program Administrator 2, you would serve as primary contact for a unit within a disaster recovery section. You would discuss and identify disaster relief and resource needs with state, regional, local and not-for-profit organizations; document recovery resources and program information with established local Long Term Recovery Groups and forms new groups in post-disaster impact areas, and monitor multiple grants, projects, financial information, reconciliations, and proposes improvements to grant administration activities. You would conduct briefings and deploy staff to support the State Emergency Operations Center or field offices during emergency or disaster activations and ongoing events. You would supervise unit activities and prepare work plans and key deliverables, coordinate staff responsibilities and staff training; develop and deliver training courses for staff and stakeholders throughout the state; direct supervision of staff involved with the delivery and administration of recovery programs; review and update staff on federal and state regulations, policies, and guidance related to various disaster assistance programs; and perform the full range of supervisory duties including interviews and recommendations for the hiring and redeployment of staff.

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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.

You must take and pass a civil service examination for this position.

There are two examinations for this position. Please note: New York State employees may qualify for both.

For employees of New York State, on or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services and have had three months of permanent competitive, non-competitive, or 55-b/55 c service as:

Either A. DHSES Program Administrator 1, DHSES Program Administrator Trainee 1, or DHSES Program Administrator Trainee 2;

Or B. Senior Budgeting Analyst, Auditor 1, Senior Accountant, Disaster Preparedness Program Representative 2, Homeland Security Program Analyst 1, Homeland Security Program Analyst 2, DHSES Logistics Specialist, DHSES Logistics Supervisor, or Public Safety Grants Representative 1.

If you were permanently appointed to a qualifying title on or before February 13, 2023, and have served continuously in this title since that date, you are eligible to file for this examination.

For all other qualified individuals, on or before the date of the examination, you must have:

Either 1. seven years of qualifying experience*, which must include one year of supervision of subordinate staff;

Or 2. an associate degree and five years of qualifying experience*, which must include one year of supervision of subordinate staff;

Or 3. a bachelor's degree and three years of qualifying experience*, which must include one year of supervision of subordinate staff;

Or 4. a bachelor's and a master's degree and two years of qualifying experience*, which must include one year of supervision of subordinate staff;

Or 5. a bachelor's degree and a juris doctorate and two years of qualifying experience*, which must include one year of supervision of subordinate staff.

*Qualifying experience in one or more of the following areas:

-administration of federal, state or locally funded grant programs;

-preparing and processing applications for disaster mitigation/recovery projects;

-processing requests for grant project payments and performing financial reviews required for final payment;

-damage assessment and identification of appropriate assistance funding programs;

-review of action plans or planning, organizing and coordinating disaster recovery programs involving local, state and federal agencies.

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.

26-963 38-941

How to Apply

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Career Mobility

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.

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