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Administrative Assistant 2

Applications are being accepted from current state employees, those eligible for reinstatement based on prior permanent competitive service, and candidates on an eligible list for the position. Candidates on the eligible list for the position MUST include the list title and score received in a cover letter.

Administrative Assistant 2
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 21-607
Application Due By 12/10/2021
Title Administrative Assistant 2
Location: City
DEC Region
Central Office
Fish & Wildlife
$52,589 - $63,705 Effective 4/2020
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Contingent Permanent
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC CSEA 02
Duties/Responsibilities This position reports directly to the Director of the Division of Fish and Wildlife. Incumbent will provide administrative support to the Director and three Bureau Chiefs, with primary attention directed toward the Director.

  • answering and directing telephone calls;
  • managing the Director's calendar;
  • scheduling internal and external meetings;
  • arranging travel plans and submitting expense reports for the Division Director and Bureau Chiefs;
  • tracking correspondence for the Director's signature;
  • processing incoming/outgoing mail for the Division;
  • acting as the Division FOIL Coordinator;
  • tracking correspondence received through the Commissioner's Correspondence Unit;
  • acting as Recording Secretary for the Conservation Fund Advisory Board; and
  • other duties as assigned.

Incumbent shall carry out all duties with a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality, exhibit excellent organizational skills and demonstrate a high level of proficiency in written and oral communication. Incumbent will also supervise lower level administrative staff.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC

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 an Administrative Assistant 2, Accountant Aide, Program Aide, Business Document Specialist 3, 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 Examiner 2, Payroll Specialist 2, Principal Data Entry Machine Operator.

Also any language parenthetic for the above titles. You will be required to demonstrate proficiency in keyboarding. Additional titles which qualify can be found on the Department of Civil Service website, search "GOT-IT."
Additional Comments Must have a valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Overtime and overnight travel may be required.
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 on an eligible list for this title, please state that information and your score in a cover letter.

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.