Unemp Insur Program Manager 1 - Grade 61

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This title exists in Labor, Department of and has approximately 36 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 Unemp Insur Program Manager 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Unemp Insur Program Manager 1 61 $90,931 $114,940
Unemp Insur Program Manager 2 62 $100,845 $127,474
Unemp Insur Program Manager 3 63 $111,925 $141,439
Unemp Insur Program Manager 4 64 $123,793 $156,224
Unemp Insur Program Manager 5 65 $137,457 $173,664

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 an Unemployment Insurance Program Manager 1, or Unemployment Insurance Program Manager 2, you would coordinate and review the activities of a function within the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Division. You may oversee staff engaged in processing and/or adjudicating initial claims and continuing benefits; performing federally required reviews of benefit or contribution operations; or administering an employer contribution program.

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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, 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:
an Associate Unemployment Insurance Hearing Representative, Associate Unemployment Insurance Internal Security Specialist, Associate Unemployment Insurance Internal Security Specialist (Quality Control), Associate Unemployment Insurance Reviewing Examiner, Investigative Officer 2 (Unemployment Insurance), Investigative Officer 3 (Unemployment Insurance), Senior Unemployment Insurance Hearing Representative, Senior Unemployment Insurance Reviewing Examiner, Supervising Labor Services Representative, Supervising Labor Services Representative (Chinese Language), Supervising Labor Services Representative (Spanish Language), Unemployment Insurance Accounts Assistant Supervisor, Unemployment Insurance Accounts Support Supervisor 1, Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board Supervisor, or Unemployment Insurance Auditor 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

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

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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