Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Administrative Specialist Trainee 1, G-13

General Information

Starting Salary

$42,986

Job Rate

$71,980

Job Description

Administrative Specialists provide professional administrative and staff support to executives, program managers and staff, boards, or commissions by managing budgeting, human resources, and business services for an organization or program, conducting special studies and research projects, and managing office and support activities.

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.

Who has this title?

Various New York State agencies

Minimum Qualifications

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

Bachelor's or higher degree.

Appointment Information

Appointment Information

Most employees will be appointed to the Trainee 1 job title. Appointments to this job title require a two-year traineeship that starts at the Trainee 1, G-13, and advances, after one year of acceptable performance, to Trainee 2, G-14. After one year of acceptable performance as a Trainee 2, employees advance to the Administrative Specialist 1, G-18, job title described above. No further Civil Service examination is required for advancement from Trainee 1 to Trainee 2, or from Trainee 2 to the Administrative Specialist 1. Advanced Placement Appointments - For most trainee titles, employees may be able to be appointed directly to the Trainee 2 level or to the full performance title if they meet certain qualifications. This is known as advanced placement and is at the discretion of the hiring agency. View the qualifications for advanced placement, at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pco/advanced.placement.MQ.2019.pdf.