Temporary Assistance Specialist 2 - Grade 23

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This title exists in Temp&Disability Asst, Office of and has approximately 74 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 Temporary Assistance Specialist Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Temporary Assistance Specialist Trainee 1 13 $49,363 $63,169
Temporary Assistance Specialist Trainee 2 14 $52,198 $66,634
Temporary Assistance Specialist 1 18 $65,001 $82,656
Temporary Assistance Specialist 2 23 $84,156 $106,454
Temporary Assistance Specialist 3 27 $103,784 $127,830
Temporary Assistance Specialist 4 64 $123,793 $156,224

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Job Duties

As a Temporary Assistance Specialist 2, you would supervise Temporary Assistance Specialists 1 or other subordinate staff in the maintenance, development, dissemination and evaluation of supportive programs or systems designed to increase the economic security of low-income working families and assist low-income work capable individuals in entering or re-entering the workforce. You may also monitor and provide technical assistance to local social services districts regarding federal and State program requirements and policies; coordinate interagency efforts; develop linkages with other local organizations; oversee assigned local district administration of programs; assist State and local officials in meeting program requirements or measures of efficiency and effectiveness; develop draft policies and procedures related to new and revised temporary and transitional programs; participate in training local districts and subordinate staff in program requirements; or directly administer benefit programs established to assist low-income individuals and families.

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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.

For qualified employees of New York State:
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 a Temporary Assistance Specialist 1, Temporary Assistance Specialist Trainee 1, or Temporary Assistance 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.

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