Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Jobs Program Specialist (Spanish Language), G-16

Occupation Group

Health and Human Services

General Information

Starting Salary

$47,796

Job Rate

$60,834

Job Description

Jobs Program Specialists provide a broad range of employment related services (such as completing comprehensive client assessments) to prospective employers and applicants and recipients of temporary and transitional assistance.  These positions are located in the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance.  The duties of language parenthetics are the same as those of the main title, but services, assistance, or contacts are performed in the indicated language.

Who has this title?

Minimum Qualifications

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

Bachelor's or higher degree and one year of experience in placing low income or Welfare to Work participants in private sector employment. Experience must extend beyond assessment or interviewing functions and must include contact on a routine basis with employers in order to discuss candidate suitability for job openings, arrange job referrals and employer interviews and on-site follow up of new hires.

Proficiency in the Spanish language at a level that will ensure the ability to perform the duties of the position.

Appointment Information

Appointment Information

Candidates may also be appointed to a traineeship to this job title from the PCO eligible list. See the Select Job Titles description for more information. For further appointment information, see the Appointments tab in the PCO Overview.

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/.