Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Training Specialist 1 (Mental Hygiene), G-18

Occupation Group

Human Resources and Training

General Information

Starting Salary

$53,339

Job Rate

$67,827

Job Description

Training Specialists (Mental Hygiene) develop and present training programs to improve and maintain the knowledge, skills, and abilities of employees (who are charged with treating mentally ill and developmentally disabled persons in institutional and community settings) used on-the-job, to better enable those employees to carry out the employing agency’s mission.  Employees may train agency employees directly; or may provide direct training to local government employees or other parties; or may develop and administer contracts for providing training services.  These positions are located in the central offices, facilites, and other remote locations of the Office of Mental Health and the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Bachelor's degree in a Human Services field; and two years of experience in developing and delivering classroom training involving concepts and techniques of care for vulnerable persons in a mental hygiene setting;

OR

Master's or higher degree in a Human Services field and one year of experience in developing and delivering classroom training involving concepts and techniques of care for vulnerable persons in a mental hygiene setting.

Note: non-qualifying degrees include, but are not limited to: Criminal Justice, Political Science, Liberal Arts, and Business.

To Apply

To apply for the examination for this PCO Select Job Title you must apply for the PCO examination by February 22, 2017, fill out and submit the PCO Questionnaire by April 5, 2017, and take the PCO written test in April of 2017. The application for and information about the PCO examination is at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/pco/.