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Payroll Examiner 2

Applications accepted from current State employees and former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement. You must meet the minimum qualification.

Payroll Examiner 2
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *17-185+
Application Due By 04/28/2017
Title Payroll Examiner 2
Location: City DEC Division/Bureau Central Office
Management & Budget Services
$47,631 - $57,697 Effective April 2016
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Contingent Permanent/Provisional
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC CSEA 02
Duties/Responsibilities This position will be in the Payroll Unit. Job duties include, but are not limited to: supervising; office coverage; processing retirement applications; and, processing retirement adjustments. This position requires processing various transactions in HRIS and PayServ: calculating Step 3 Grievance payments and security longevity payments; Time Entry transactions; running and following up on various reports; proofing direct deposits, tax information, and other general deductions in PayServ. Other duties include, attending Payroll User's Group Meetings, reviewing various Payroll Bulletins, monitoring and answering questions in the payroll mailbox, answering questions by phone, e-mail, and employee visits. This positions requires corresponding with our Human Resources Office and the Office of the State Comptroller, including the NYS Retirement System.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
Provisional appointment:

You must be a qualified employee of NYS and have had one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as follows:
As a Payroll Assistant (SG-9), Payroll Examiner 1 (SG-12) or former title of Payroll Clerk 3(SG-14.

There is a tentative examination announcement date of April 28, 2017 for this title listed on the NYS Department of Civil Service website: There is a tentative examination scheduled for July 15, 2017. You must sign up for this examination once it is announced in order to be eligible for a provisional appointment.

Reassignment - Currently in the title or

Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis or held a title as indicated under the transfer eligible section on a permanent competitive basis.

Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 13 or higher and:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as a Payroll Examiner 2, Accountant Aide, Administrative Aide, Agency Program Aide, Business Document Specialist 3, Business Services Center Representative 2, Environmental Conservation Program Aide, Head Mail & Supply Clerk, Head Stores Clerk, Legal Assistant 1 and Trainee 2, Office Assistant 3, Office Assistant 3 Calculations, Office Assistant 3 Human Resources, Payroll Specialist 2, Secretary 2. Also any language parenthetic for the above titles. Additional titles which qualify can be found on the Department of Civil Service website,, search "GOT-IT."

If you are on an examination eligible list for the position title, you do not need to respond to this posting UNLESS you are also eligible for appointment by transfer, reinstatement or reassignment as defined above; or the appointment type is provisional or temporary. The eligible list(s) will be canvassed as appropriate. Always respond to an eligible list canvass
Additional Comments
To Apply Qualified candidates should forward a resume and/or Employment Application which clearly indicates how the minimum qualifications are met and includes the Control Number. If you are applying for more than one posting, you must submit a separate resume or Employment Application for each control number. Send to:

Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-5060

Fax: (518) 402-9038


Additional Notes:

If you are a permanent NYS employee not employed by the Department of Environmental Conservation or applying for reinstatement, please provide your social security number so that appointment eligibility may be verified.

State Employees: If you wish to receive an acknowledgement that your application for this posting was received by the Bureau of Personnel and then receive information on the disposition of the position, please attach two self-addressed stamped envelopes (preferably inter-office or inter-agency) to the application. If you are applying for more than one position, you must include two envelopes for each position.

Some vacancies may be anticipated and may not result in an appointment. Application for any position listed may not result in an interview.