Developmental Disabilities Policy Dev Specialist 3 - Grade 27

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 6 positions statewide.

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Salary Information for Developmental Disabilities Policy Dev Specialist 2
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Developmental Disabilities Policy Dev Specialist 2 23 $84,156 $106,454
Developmental Disabilities Policy Dev Specialist 3 27 $103,784 $127,830
Developmental Disabilities Policy Dev Specialist 4 63 $111,925 $141,439

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Job Duties

As a Developmental Disabilities Policy Development Specialist 3, you would:

May perform the duties and functions of Developmental Disabilities Policy Development Specialist 2.

Supervise staff performing policy and standards analysis work.

Provide training to OPWDD staff regarding policy initiatives, policy, and standards changes impacting OPWDD operations.

Prepare written analyses of legislation, federal rule changes, and their impact on OPWDD operations, and recommends changes to OPWDD policies and standards to ensure compliance.

Review and comment on policy papers and memoranda created by lower-level staff for use in briefings of executive-level staff.

Develop new policies, standards, and initiatives based on review of changing federal and state laws, rules, and regulations.

Provide technical assistance and advice to OPWDD staff, provider agencies, the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council, and other groups involved in policies and standards development and implementation.

Draft policy guidance documents for review to aid statewide implementation of new OPWDD policies and standards.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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