Homeless Services Rep 2 - Grade 23

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This title exists in Temp&Disability Asst, Office of and has approximately 13 positions.

*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.

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Salary Information for Homeless Services Representative Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Homeless Services Representative Trainee 1 13 $49,363 $63,169
Homeless Services Representative Trainee 2 14 $52,198 $66,634
Homeless Services Rep 1 18 $65,001 $82,656
Homeless Services Rep 2 23 $84,156 $106,454
Homeless Services Rep 3 62 $97,908 $123,761
Homeless Services Rep 4 63 $108,665 $137,319
Homeless Services Rep 5 64 $120,187 $151,674

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.

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Job Duties

As a Homeless Services Representative 2, you would provide overall guidance and direction to Homeless Services Representatives 1 and clerical support staff in the conduct of inspections of facilities providing emergency shelter to individuals/families experiencing homelessness, set priorities, and provide interpretation of standards and the application of those standards to the inspection process. You may conduct inspections and reviews of facilities with difficult issues; interview facility staff and residents to determine adequacy and quality of services and staffing ratios; prepare reports of inspections and recommend corrective action and conduct follow-up inspections; provide facility operators with interpretations of rules, regulations, and standards and advise them on methods to meet requirements; direct or may personally conduct investigation of complaints; determine validity of the complaints; take necessary steps to correct situations, including administrative actions; coordinate plans with the local district having jurisdiction; and meet with legal staff to discuss non-compliance issues.

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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 in order to be considered for this position.

On or before the date of the examination, the candidate must be a qualified employee of the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as:

Either A:    a Homeless Services Representative 1, Homeless Services Representative Trainee 1, or Homeless Services Representative Trainee 2.

Or B:    a Housing Specialist 1, Housing Specialist Trainee 1, or Housing Specialist Trainee 2.

Only the title or titles listed are qualifying.

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.


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

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Mobility Options

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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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