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New York State Civil Service Program Specialist 1 (Cannabis)/Trainee 1/2, #00523 in TBD, New York

Agency Office of Cannabis Management

Title Program Specialist 1 (Cannabis)/Trainee 1/2, #00523

Occupational Category Other Professional Careers

Salary Grade 18

Bargaining Unit PS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary Range From $46529 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County To Be Determined

Street Address TBD

City TBD

State NY

Zip Code 12226

Minimum Qualifications Current New York State employees with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service in a position at SG-11 or above and eligible for transfer under section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law.NOTE: A comprehensive list of titles approved for transfer to Program Specialist 1 (Cannabis)/Trainee 1/2 is available through Civil Service GOT-IT available at https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/.Provisional requirements:Trainee 1: A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, public health, public policy, health administration, health policy, public administration, biology, microbiology, sociology, political science, analytics,statistics, epidemiology, horticulture, chemical engineering, agriculture, plant sciences, communications, urban studies, criminal justice, or psychology.Trainee 2: A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, public health, public policy, health administration, health policy, public administration, biology, microbiology, sociology, political science, analytics,statistics, epidemiology, horticulture, chemical engineering, agriculture, plant sciences, communications, urban studies, criminal justice, or psychology and one year of experience* as described below.SG-18: A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, public health, public policy, health administration, health policy, public administration, biology, microbiology, sociology, political science, analytics,statistics, epidemiology, horticulture, chemical engineering, agriculture, plant sciences, communications, urban studies, criminal justice, or psychology and two years’ experience* as described below.*Experience in a regulatory compliance/oversight entity where your major job responsibilities (over 50%) included two or more of the following: accounting and auditing; investigating and/or inspecting regulated entities and facilities; interpreting and explaining policies, rules, regulations, or laws to organizations, government or corporate officials, or individuals; policy analysis and research; surveillance; quality assurance that included evaluating whether projects met/are meeting requirements that included risk assessment; providing professional level economic development products or services; community outreach which included vulnerable populations; negotiating and/or approving contracts or agreements with suppliers, distributors, federal or state agencies, or other administrative control processes. A master’s or higher degree in one of the specialized fields listed above may substitute for one year of experience.

Duties Description The incumbents of these positions will oversee development and delivery of presentations and outreach materials for the agency. Incumbents may also attend outreach events as spokesperson for the agency and attend events providing information to stakeholders.Duties will include, but not be limited to:• Assist in the development and implementation of educational presentations and outreach materials for use at community forums (including online forums) and other relevant events. Work to ensure that regulations are known, understood and resources accessible to the community.• Assist in the development of strategic community outreach plans and approaches; implement innovative ways to disseminate information to community-based organizations and community members.• Develop and deliver educational presentations and outreach materials including, but not limited to materials pertaining to local government issues, law enforcement, licensing, cultivation, processing, distribution, sale, and use of cannabis. • Assist in building positive working relationships with members of the cannabis industry, associations and governmental entities.• Assist in the monitoring and evaluation of training programs and community outreach approaches.• Develop, provide, and recommend training in targeted areas and best practices as needed.• Establish community partnerships with local organizations and determine needs for communities. • Establish and develop a diverse team of external partners to support the goals and intention of the Marijuana Regulation & Taxation Act (MRTA).• Support the External Affairs team as needed.

Additional Comments Please note: this position may be filled in either NYC or Buffalo. Travel up to 20% and telecommuting opportunities to be discussed at interview. All Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) employees are required to provide proof of vaccination status through a secure online portal, if vaccinated. Positions located in NYC will receive an annual downstate adjustment payment of $3,026 in addition to the regular salary. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan, which includes:• Low-cost and competitive health insurance plan choices• Dental & vision insurance at no additional cost• Membership in the NYS Retirement System• Deferred Compensation Investment Plan• Minimum of 13 vacation days per year• Up to 13 days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA• Up to 8 days of paid sick leave annually for M/C• 5 days of personal leave per year• 13 paid holidays per year• Tuition reimbursement• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)• Training & development opportunities

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources/CW

Telephone 518-473-5282

Fax 518-486-1631

Email Address HRresumes@ogs.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Office of General Services, HRM

31st Floor Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242

Notes on Applying Please submit cover letter along with a clear and concise resume detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position as listed in Specifics and indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number for which you are applying.

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