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New York State Department of Labor Office Assistant 2 Stores/Mail - Albany (NY HELPS) in Albany, New York

37.5 Hours Per WeekThis title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide program (NY HELPS). For the duration of the NY HELPS Program, this title may be filled via a non-competitive appointment, if they meet the below NY HELPS minimum qualifications.NY HELPS Non-Competitive Minimum Qualifications:One year of experience where most work time is spent performing activities related to mail receipt, mail distribution, storage, and/or stores keeping.It is expected that employees hired under NY HELPS will have their non-competitive employment status converted to competitive status in the future, without having to compete in an examination. Employees will then be afforded all of the same rights and privileges of competitive class employees of New York State. While serving permanently in a NY HELPS title, employees may take part in any promotion examination for which they are qualified. If you are interested in the NY-HELPS program, or this position, you may reply to this vacancy posting, or you may visit the New York State Department of Civil Service website at (copy and paste in browser) to register today, in three easy steps.DUTIES DESCRIPTION:As an Office Assistant II in the Business Administrative Bureau, you will perform the following duties:• Process incoming and outgoing inventory items• Utilize AIM and SMART software to process inventory items• Complete inventory scanning and data entry• Ability to lift up to 25 lbs• Ability for some travel to complete physical inventory at all Dept of Labor sites• Complete required trainings in a timely manner• Assist Fleet management when needed• Work with other Business Administration departments as needed• Provide positive customer service to staff and vendors• Perform other duties as assignedADDITIONAL COMMENTS:If you are a current NYS employee and have questions regarding salary, please contact the Business Services Center (BSC): 518-457-4272, with no previous state service will begin at the starting rate of the salary range listed above.NOTES ON APPLYING:All candidates must submit a written resume and cover letter which clearly demonstrates how they meet the minimum qualifications for the position. These documents must be received by May 29, 2024, and submitted via email to or mailed to the NYS Department of Labor, Personnel Bureau, Building 12, Room 561, State Office Campus, Albany, NY 12226. You must include, Vacancy ID 158672, OFFICE ASSISTANT 2 STORES/MAIL - ALBANY, in the subject line of your email. Failure to do so may result in a delay of processing your application.Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Department of Labor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity.New York State (NYS) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. NYS Law prohibits discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, domestic violence victim status, carrier status, gender identity or prior conviction records, or prior arrests, youthful offender adjudications or sealed records unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.If you are a person with a disability and wish to request that a reasonable accommodation be provided for you to participate in a job interview, please contact: Department of Labor, Attn: Director, Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI), Building 12, Albany, NY 12226 (Phone (518) 457-1984 and/or fax (518) 485-2575.)Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Minimum Salary: 41399 Maximum Salary: 50884 Salary Unit: Yearly