Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details
Education Finance Specialist Trainee 1, G-13
Accounting, Auditing and Finance
Career Ladder Information
|Title||Grade||Hiring Rate/yr||Job Rate/yr|
|Educ Finance Specialist Trainee 1||13||$46,529||$59,542|
|Educ Finance Specialist Trainee 2||14||$49,202||$62,806|
|Educ Finance Specialist 1||18||$61,270||$77,912|
|Educ Finance Specialist 2||23||$79,325||$100,342|
|Educ Finance Specialist 3||25||$88,161||$111,111|
|Educ Finance Specialist 4||62||$95,056||$120,156|
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.
Education Finance Specialists administer the fiscal activities of the State Education Department, various public and non-public educational entities, various local governments, and other entities that receive funds distributed by the Department. Employees calculate financial support, authorize payments, audit and review fiscal transactions, advise and train funds recipients, analyze data, and prepare reports for the Department the State Legislature, other State agencies, and the public.
Trainees will receive a combination of structured training, on-the-job training, and/or practical job performance to gain the knowledge and experience necessary to function at the full performance level.
Agencies with this Title
You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.
A bachelor's or higher degree.
If chosen, you may, at the agency's discretion, be appointed to a higher level. You must inform the agency of any additional qualifications at your interview.
View Additional Qualifications
For Trainee 2 you must also have one year of professional work experience in an educational agency or facility regulated under federal or New York State education laws, rules, or regulations performing one or more of the following activities: calculating financial support, reviewing criteria and authorizing payments, auditing/reviewing fiscal transaction.
For the Full Performance Level you must also have you must also have two years of professional work experience in an educational agency or facility regulated under federal or New York State education laws, rules, or regulations performing one or more of the following activities: calculating financial support, reviewing criteria and authorizing payments, auditing/reviewing fiscal transaction.
How to Apply
The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted