Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

DHSES Program Administrator Trainee 1, G-13

General Information

Starting Salary

$42,986

Job Rate

$71,980

Job Description

Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES) Program Administrators serve as the primary contact on disaster related recovery programs, and serve as a resource for State and local agencies, and communities seeking disaster recovery assistance. These positions are only classified at the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES).

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.

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 DHSES Program Administrator 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 DHSES Program Administrator 1 job title.

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.

Appointment to the DHSES Program Administrator 1 - This job title series is also filled at the Full-level (G-18). See examination #26-255 for DHSES Program Administrator 1 to review the additional qualifications for the full performance level title.

To Apply

You must have or expect to receive a bachelor's or higher degree by September 1, 2020.

The 2019 PCO will be open for application from January 18, 2019. To apply for the examination for this PCO Generalist Job Title you must apply for the PCO examination by February 20, 2019 and take the PCO written test in April of 2019. The application for and information about the PCO examination is at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/pco/