Opportunities at Work

New York State Department of Civil Service announces Continuous Recruitment Examination Open to the Public

Dentist 1/2

Applications Accepted
Continuously
Tests To Be Held
Periodically

 

Exams Included on This Announcement
Exam Number Exam Title Salary Grade Beginning Salary
20-957 Dentist 1 G-28 $86,168
20-958 Dentist 2 G-30 $95,423

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.

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Minimum Qualifications

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.

Notes

  1. You must submit a copy of your current New York State license and registration to practice Dentistry.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. If you are appointed and lose your license or current registration, your employment may be terminated.
  5. Appropriate part-time and volunteer experience, which can be verified, will be accepted on a prorated basis.
  6. New York State residency is not required.

The Positions

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.

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Duties

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.

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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.

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How to Apply

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
Apply directly to each facility

Bernard M. Fineson Developmental Disabilities Services Office
P.O. Box 280507
Queens Village, NY 11428-0507
(718) 217-5110


Broome Developmental Disabilities Services Office
249 Glenwood Road
Binghamton, NY 13905-1695
(607) 770-0241

Capital District Developmental Disabilities Services Office
O.D. Heck Office
Balltown & Consaul Roads
Schenectady, NY 12304
(518) 370-7389


Finger Lakes Developmental Disabilities Services Office
620 Westfall Road
Rochester, NY 14620
(585) 461-8797

Metro New York Developmental Disabilities Services Office
Bronx Office
4th Floor
1200 Waters Place
Bronx, NY  10461
(718) 430-0710


Taconic Developmental Disabilities Services Office
Box 27, R. R. #1
Wassaic, NY  12592
(845) 877-6821, Ext. 3367

NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
Apply with a list of the Centers where you are willing to accept employment to:

New York State Office of Children and Family Services
Personnel Office
52 Washington Street
Rensselaer, NY  12144-2735

Goshen Secure Center
Cross Road
Goshen, NY  10924-9998
(845) 294-6158

Highland Residential Center
PO Box 970
629 North Chodikee Lake Road
Highland, NY  12528-2726
(845) 691-7223

NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND COMMUNITY SUPERVISION
Apply with a list of Correctional Facilities where you are willing to accept employment to:

NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
1220 Washington Avenue
State Office Building Campus
Building #2
Albany, NY 12226-2050
(518) 457-8132

Adirondack Correctional Facility
Box 110 (Route 86)
Raybrook, NY  12977-0110
(518) 891-1343


Albion Correctional Facility
3595 State School Road
Albion, NY  14411
(716) 589-5511


Altona Correctional Facility
555 Devil's Den Road, Box 125
Altona, NY  12910-0125
(518) 236-7841


Attica Correctional Facility
Box 149 (Exchange Street)
Attica, NY  14011-0149
(716) 591-2000


Auburn Correctional Facility
135 State Street
Auburn, NY  13021
(315) 253-8401


Bare Hill Correctional Facility
Box #20, Cady Road
Malone, NY  12953
(518) 483-8411


Bayview Correctional Facility
550 West 20th Street
New York, NY  10011-2878
(212) 255-7590


Bedford Hills Correctional Facility
247 Harris Road
Bedford Hills, NY  10507-2499
(914) 241-3100


Cape Vincent Correctional Facility
Rt. 12-E, Box 599
Cape Vincent, NY  13618
(315) 654-4100


Cayuga Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 1150 (Route 38A)
Moravia, NY  13118
(315) 497-1110

Clinton Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 2000 (Cook Street)
Dannemora, NY  12929
(518) 492-2511


Coxsackie Correctional Facility
Box 200 (County Route 9)
West Coxsackie, NY  12051-0200
(518) 731-2781


Downstate Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 445 (Red Schoolhouse Road)
Fishkill, NY 12524-0445
(845) 831-6600

Eastern New York Correctional Facility
Box 338 (Route 209/Institution Road)
Napanoch, NY 12458-0338
(845) 647-7400


Elmira Correctional Facility
Box 500 (Davis and Bancroft Streets)
Elmira, NY 14902-0500
(607) 734-3901


Fishkill Correctional Facility
Box 307
Beacon, NY  12508
(845) 831-4800


Five Points
Caller Box 400 (Route 96)
Romulus, NY  14541
(607) 869-5111


Franklin Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 10 (Bare Hill Road)
Malone, NY  12953
(518) 483-6040


Gowanda Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 350
Gowanda, NY  14070-0350
(716) 532-0177


Gouverneur Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 370
Scotch Settlement Road
Gouverneur, NY  13642-0370
(315) 287-7351


Great Meadow Correctional Facility
Box 51 (Route 22)
Comstock, NY  12821
(518) 639-5516


Green Haven Correctional Facility
Route 216
Stormville, NY  12582
(845) 221-2711


Greene Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 8 (County Route 9)
Coxsackie, NY 12051-0008
(518) 731-2741


Groveland Correctional Facility
Route 36, Sonyea Road
Sonyea, NY 14556-0001
(716) 658-2871


Hudson Correctional Facility
Box 576 (East Court Street)
Hudson, NY 12534-0576
(518) 828-4311

Hale Creek ASACTC
279 Maloney Road
Johnstown, NY  12095
(518) 736-2094


Lakeview Shock Incarceration
Correctional Facility
P.O. Box T (Lake Avenue)
Brocton, NY  14716
(716) 792-7100


Livingston Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 49 (c/o Groveland, Route 36)
Sonyea, NY  14556
(716) 658-3710


Marcy Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 5000 (Old River Road)
Marcy, NY  13403
(315) 768-1400


Mid-State Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 216 (Route 291)
Marcy, NY 13403-0216
(315) 768-8581


Mohawk Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 8450
6100 School Road
Rome, NY  13440
(315) 339-5232


Mt. McGregor Correctional Facility
Box 2071 (Mt. McGregor Road)
Wilton, NY  12831-5071
(518) 587-3960


Ogdensburg Correctional Facility
One Correction Way
Ogdensburg, NY 13669-2288
(315) 393-0281


Orleans Correctional Facility
35-31 Gaines Basin Road
Albion, NY  14411
(716) 589-6820


Otisville Correctional Facility
Box 8 (Sanatorium Avenue)
Otisville, NY 10963-0008
(845) 386-1490


Queensboro Correctional Facility
47-04 Van Dam Street
Long Island City, NY  11101-3081
(718) 361-8920


Riverview Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 158 (Route 37)
Ogdensburg, NY  13669
(315) 393-8400

Shawangunk Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 750 (750 Prison Road)
Wallkill, NY 12589-0750
(845) 895-2081


Sing Sing Correctional Facility
354 Hunter Street
Ossining, NY 10562-5442
(914) 941-0108


Southport Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 2000 (Institution Road)
Pine City, NY  14871
(607) 737-0850


Sullivan Correctional Facility
Box AG (Riverside Drive)
Fallsburg, NY 12733-0116
(845) 434-2080


Taconic Correctional Facility
250 Harris Road
Bedford Hills, NY  10507-2498
(914) 241-3010


Upstate Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 2000, Bare Hill Road
Malone, NY  12953


Wallkill Correctional Facility
Box G (Route 208)
Wallkill, NY 12589-0286
(845) 895-2021


Washington Correctional Facility
Box 180 (Lock 11 Road)
Comstock, NY 12821-0180
(518) 639-4486


Watertown Correctional Facility
23147 Swan Road
Watertown, NY 13601-9340
(315) 782-7490


Wende Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 1187 (3622 Wende Road)
Alden, NY 14004-1187
(716) 937-4000


Woodbourne Correctional Facility
Riverside Drive
Woodbourne, NY  12788
(845) 434-7730


Wyoming Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 501 (Dunbar Road)
Attica, NY  14011
(716) 591-1010


Willard Drug Treatment Center
P.O. Box 303
7116 County Route 132
Willard, NY 14588
(607) 869-5500

NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Apply to:

Helen Hayes Hospital
Human Resources Department
Bldg. 22
Rt. 9W
West Haverstraw, NY 10993

NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH
Apply with a list of the Mental Health Facilities where you are willing to accept employment to:

New York State Office of Mental Health
Decentralized Exam Unit
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
1-877-691-8264

Binghamton Psychiatric Center
425 Robinson Street
Binghamton, NY  13901
(607) 724-1391


Bronx Psychiatric Center
1500 Waters Place
Bronx, NY  10461
(718) 931-0600


Buffalo Psychiatric Center
400 Forest Avenue
Buffalo, NY  14213
(716) 885-2261

Capital District Psychiatric Center
75 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208

Central New York Psychiatric Center
Box 300, Old River Road
Marcy, NY  13403
(315) 736-8271


Creedmoor Psychiatric Center
80-45 Winchester Boulevard
Queens Village, NY  11427
(718) 464-7500


Kingsboro Psychiatric Center
681 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY  11203
(718) 221-7700

Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center
600 East 125th Street
Wards Island, NY  10035
(212) 427-9003


Manhattan Psychiatric Center
600 East 125th Street
Wards Island, NY  10035
(212) 369-0500


Mid-Hudson Psychiatric Center
Box 158, Route 17M
New Hampton, NY 10958
(845) 374-3171


New York city Children's Center
Attn: Recruitment Unit - Bronx Campus
1000 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 239-3639

Pilgrim Psychiatric Center
Box A, 988 Crooked Hill Road
West Brentwood, NY  11717
(631) 761-3500


Rochester Psychiatric Center
1111 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620


Rockland Psychiatric Center
Old Orangeburg Road
Orangeburg, NY  10962
(845) 359-1000

Additional Information

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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Issued: 12/12

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