Correctional Facility Specialist 2 - Grade 21

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This title exists in Correction, Commission of and has approximately 10 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 Correctional Facility Specialist 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Correctional Facility Specialist 1 19 $68,523 $87,032
Correctional Facility Specialist 2 21 $75,850 $96,173
Correctional Facility Specialist 3 23 $84,156 $106,454

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Job Duties

A Correctional Facility Specialist 2 serves as a senior field representative; exercises broad discretion on behalf of the Commission and undertakes the agency's more complex and extensive projects and programs; serves as team leader, formulating and facilitating problem resolution, compliance or enforcement strategies; devises technical assistance strategies; assists facility administrators in developing policies, procedures and acceptable plans to correct violations; interprets and applies rules and regulations to various problems and conditions; plans and schedules fieldwork, sets priorities among assignments, establishes divisions of labor on assigned project teams, and prepares all staff recommendations to the Commission; organizes and conducts field evaluation exit conferences with facility administrators, transmitting findings and recommendations to them; conducts sensitive and complex investigations, including mortality and health-related investigations; and trains, advises and mentors Correctional Facility Specialists 1.  The duties of this class emphasize leadership in the field, development of strategies to address and resolve operational deficiencies; interpretation of Commission policy, the drafting of recommendations to the Commission, and the selection of tactics and strategies to be used by staff.

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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 Commission of Correction and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Correctional Facility Specialist 1 or Senior Utilization Review Nurse.

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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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