New York State Department of Civil Service announces Continuous Recruitment Examination Open to the Public
- Applications Accepted
- Tests To Be Held
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Appointees who work in the five boroughs of New York City or in Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland, or Westchester Counties will receive an additional $3,026 annual downstate adjustment. Appointees who work in Dutchess, Orange, or Putnam Counties will receive an additional $1,513 annual mid-Hudson adjustment.
On or before the date of filing your application, you must meet the following requirements:
For No. 20-957: possession of a valid license and registration to practice dentistry in New York State.
If you are appointed as Dentist 1, you will be eligible for a training advancement to Dentist 2 after one year serving as a Dentist 1.
For No. 20-958:
Both 1. possession of a valid license and registration to practice dentistry in New York State;
And 2. two years of full time post licensure dentistry experience.
- You must submit a copy of your current New York State license and registration to practice Dentistry.
- In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.
- If appointed you may be required to become an enrolled Medicare provider; obtain and provide to your employer a National Provider Identifier (NPI) number issued by the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES); and otherwise actively participate to the degree necessary to allow for your services to be billed through Medicare and Medicaid. If you are appointed and you lose the ability to bill through Medicare and Medicaid, you may be terminated from your employment.
- If you are appointed and lose your license or current registration, your employment may be terminated.
- Appropriate part-time and volunteer experience, which can be verified, will be accepted on a prorated basis.
- New York State residency is not required.
These positions exist in New York State government at the facilities of the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, the Office For People With Developmental Disabilities, the Office of Mental Health, the Office of Children and Family Services, and the Department of Health at Helen Hayes Hospital. Positions are located throughout the state.
Dentists do extractions, restorations, prosthetics, root canal therapy, prophylaxis, and limited periodontics; administer local anesthesia; examine and chart the dental condition of patients; take and interpret dental x rays; perform oral surgery; and treat oral diseases and infections. Where appropriate the Dentist may provide oral hygiene instruction.
As a Dentist 1, you would have responsibility, usually under the advisory direction of a higher ranking dentist, for the regular examination, treatment, and complete dental care of patients in a State facility. You might be the only dentist in a very small institution or facility.
As a Dentist 2, you would have responsibility, usually under the advisory direction of a higher ranking dentist, for the regular examination, treatment, and complete dental care of patients in a State facility. You may be the only dentist in a very small institution or facility. Duties and organizational context are similar to those for Dentist 1 except this level recognizes the more advanced practitioner.
Subject of Examination
There will be no written test. If you meet the Minimum Qualifications your education and experience will be evaluated against the general background/critical activities of the position. It is essential that you describe your education and experience as completely as possible on the examination application NYS-APP form. Ambiguity, vagueness or omissions will not be decided in your favor. Do NOT send resumes. If you need more space, attach additional 8½" x 11" sheets, following the same format used on the application form. Additional unsolicited information will not be accepted after the last day for filing.
Your final score must be 70 or higher in order to pass. Rank on the eligible list will be determined after adding any wartime veterans' and Civil Service Law Section 85-a credits to your final passing score.
How to Apply
- Download the examination application NYS-APP form; or
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request NYS-APP form; or
- Obtain NYS-APP form from a State agency or facility personnel/business office; or
- Request NYS-APP form by calling the Department of Civil Service in the Albany area at 518-457-2487 [press 2, then press 3]; or toll free at 1-877-697-5627 [press 2, then press 3].
Where to Apply
Mail your completed application to the agency or facility where you wish to be employed. Do not mail your application to the NYS Department of Civil Service.
State agencies have an ongoing need for persons qualified for appointment to these positions. Agencies will accept applications at any time and will rate applications whenever additional eligibles are needed. Applications received after a rating is completed will be retained for the next scheduled rating.
Special Instructions for Applicant
A list of facilities where these positions exist is part of this announcement. Submit your application directly to the facilities where you are interested in being employed with the following exceptions: to apply to the Office of Mental Health, send your application to the Decentralized Exam Unit in Albany; to apply to the Office of Children and Family Services, send your application to the personnel office in Rensselaer; to apply to the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, send your application to the Albany Main Office. Do not send your application to the Department of Civil Service.
There are no application processing fees for these examinations. If you have questions about these examinations write or call any of the listed facilities.
NEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
Bernard M. Fineson Developmental Disabilities Services Office
Broome Developmental Disabilities Services Office
Capital District Developmental Disabilities Services Office
Finger Lakes Developmental Disabilities Services Office
Metro New York Developmental Disabilities Services Office
Taconic Developmental Disabilities Services Office
NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
New York State Office of Children and Family Services
Goshen Secure Center
Highland Residential Center
NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND COMMUNITY SUPERVISION
NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
Adirondack Correctional Facility
Albion Correctional Facility
Altona Correctional Facility
Attica Correctional Facility
Auburn Correctional Facility
Bare Hill Correctional Facility
Bayview Correctional Facility
Bedford Hills Correctional Facility
Cape Vincent Correctional Facility
Cayuga Correctional Facility
Clinton Correctional Facility
Coxsackie Correctional Facility
Downstate Correctional Facility
Eastern New York Correctional Facility
Elmira Correctional Facility
Fishkill Correctional Facility
Franklin Correctional Facility
Gowanda Correctional Facility
Gouverneur Correctional Facility
Great Meadow Correctional Facility
Green Haven Correctional Facility
Greene Correctional Facility
Groveland Correctional Facility
Hudson Correctional Facility
Hale Creek ASACTC
Lakeview Shock Incarceration
Livingston Correctional Facility
Marcy Correctional Facility
Mid-State Correctional Facility
Mohawk Correctional Facility
Mt. McGregor Correctional Facility
Ogdensburg Correctional Facility
Orleans Correctional Facility
Otisville Correctional Facility
Queensboro Correctional Facility
Riverview Correctional Facility
Shawangunk Correctional Facility
Sing Sing Correctional Facility
Southport Correctional Facility
Sullivan Correctional Facility
Taconic Correctional Facility
Upstate Correctional Facility
Wallkill Correctional Facility
Washington Correctional Facility
Watertown Correctional Facility
Wende Correctional Facility
Woodbourne Correctional Facility
Wyoming Correctional Facility
Willard Drug Treatment Center
NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Helen Hayes Hospital
Human Resources Department
West Haverstraw, NY 10993
NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH
New York State Office of Mental Health
Binghamton Psychiatric Center
Bronx Psychiatric Center
Buffalo Psychiatric Center
Capital District Psychiatric Center
Central New York Psychiatric Center
Creedmoor Psychiatric Center
Kingsboro Psychiatric Center
Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center
Manhattan Psychiatric Center
Mid-Hudson Psychiatric Center
New York city Children's Center
Pilgrim Psychiatric Center
Rochester Psychiatric Center
Rockland Psychiatric Center
New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of the State of New York to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.
Appointment to many positions in State government require candidates to undergo an investigative screening. This may include a thorough character investigation, a Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Record History Check, a Child Abuse Registry clearance, or other similar procedures. Candidates may be fingerprinted and may be required to pay any necessary fees for that procedure. Depending on the nature of the job, the criminal convictions discovered, or any falsified or omitted information revealed, the investigative findings may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment.
Eligibility for Employment
You must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of appointment and throughout your employment with New York State. If appointed, you must produce documents that establish your identity and eligibility to work in the United States, as required by the federal Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, and the Immigration and Nationality Act.
Reasonable Accommodations in Testing
It is the policy of the Department of Civil Service, in accordance with the New York State Human Rights Law and the Americans with Disabilities Act, to provide qualified persons with disabilities equal employment opportunity and equal opportunity to participate in and receive the benefits, services, programs, and activities of the Department. It is the policy of the Department to provide such persons reasonable accommodations and reasonable modifications as are necessary to provide equal opportunity. Persons with disabilities who require an accommodation to participate in an examination must note this on their application. Further information is available from the Test Administration Unit of the Department of Civil Service. In the Albany area, call 518-457-2487 [press 2, then press 2]. Outside of the Albany area, call toll free at 1-877-697-5627 [press 2, then press 2]. For TDD services, call NY Relay at 711 (requires a fee) or 1-800-662-1220.
New York State Residence Is Not Required For Most Positions
However, you must be eligible for employment in the United States.
Cell Phones or Electronic/Communication Devices at the Test Site
Do not bring cell phones, beepers, headphones, or any electronic or other communication devices to the test site. The use of such devices at the test site in the test room, hallways, restrooms, building, grounds, or other areas could result in your disqualification.
Continuous Recruitment/Eligible Lists
Candidates who meet the qualification and pass this examination will have their names placed on the eligible list in the order of final scores, regardless of the date on which they filed or took the test. Generally, the names of qualified candidates will remain on the eligible list for two years. Appeal of ratings will not be allowed as the opportunity for retest exists. The department of Civil Service reserves the right to terminate this special recruitment program.
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