Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Business Officer Trainee 1, G-13

Occupation Group

Administrative Operations

Salary Information

Starting Salary


Career Ladder Information

Salary Information for Business Officer Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Business Officer Trainee 1 13 $49,363 $63,169
Business Officer Trainee 2 14 $52,198 $66,634
Business Officer 1 18 $65,001 $82,656
Business Officer 2 23 $84,156 $106,454
Business Officer 3 61 $90,931 $114,940
Business Officer 4 62 $100,845 $127,474
Business Officer 5 64 $123,793 $156,224

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.

Job Description

Business Officers 1, under the general direction of a higher-level Business Officer, perform, coordinate, and oversee business, fiscal, and support service activities for facilities and programs operated by the Office of Mental Health (OMH) and Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD). Incumbents perform or oversee business and financial management functions related to accounting, budgeting, contract administration, inventory control, and purchasing; and plan and administer support service operations, which may include environmental services/housekeeping, nutrition/food service, maintenance, physical plant, safety and security, and transportation services.

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

A bachelor's or higher degree

Advanced Placement

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:

Either 1. One year of professional experience*; OR

2. a Juris Doctor, master's or higher degree in a field related to the position being filled **

For the Full Performance Level you must also have:

Either 1. Two years of professional experience*; OR

2. a Juris Doctor, master's or higher degree in a field related to the position being filled** AND one year of professional experience*.

*Professional experience must be performing the duties of the full performance level position.

**Hiring agencies have discretion in determining whether a degree is related to the duties of the position

How to Apply

The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted