Occupl Analyst

Grade 21

New York State has approximately 19 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in Labor, Department of. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.

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Career Ladder

There is currently no Career Ladder information available for this title.

Summary of Job Description

OCCUPATIONAL ANALYST: conducts surveys and job analyses to determine workforce utilization needs or problems; provides solutions for problems identified; suggests policy directions to employers; provides industrial consulting services by giving technical assistance in resolving workforce utilization problems to private and public sector employers; assists in resolving personnel problems related to recruitment, selection, training, utilization, stabilization, and development of their workforce; prepares job descriptions for use in personnel administration; studies and proposes job restructuring solutions to resolve hiring and retention problems; assists firms seeking to begin job evaluation programs; assists in preparing and maintaining personnel records and handbooks; promotes the use of the Department of Labor with employers; conducts workshops and seminars; provides technical assistance to regional and local offices; and may complete special occupational studies.

View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.

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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.

The examination used to fill this position is called:  ASSOCIATE EMPLOYMENT SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE.  

For qualified employees of New York State on or before the date of the examination you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Labor and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as follows:

as a Senior Employment Services Representative, Employment Services Representative or Occupational Analyst.  
Or B.
as a:  
  Employment Counselor  
  Employment Counselor (Spanish Language)  
  Employment Security Manager 1  
  Senior Employment Counselor  
  Supervising Labor Services Representative  
  Supervising Labor Services Representative (Spanish Language)  
  Supervising Rural Labor Services Representative  
  Veterans Employment Counselor  
  Workforce Development & Training Grants Management Specialist 1  
  Workforce Development & Training Grants Management Specialist 2.

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.


How to Apply

When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

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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