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September 13, 2016

New York State Department of Civil Service expands opportunities for advances placement in generalist job titles



New York State Department of Civil Service expands opportunities for advances placement in generalist job titles
Source: State Personnel Management Manual Advisory Memorandum #16-04

Scott DeFruscio, Director of Staffing Services, New York State Department of Civil Service has advised State department and agency personnel, human resource, and affirmative action offices of a further expansion of the pre-approved minimum qualifications that can be used for advanced placement of eligibles on the Professional Career Opportunities [PCO] list or the State Education Department's Public Administration Trainee Transition [PATT] list to PCO Generalist Job Titles.
Such advanced placement appointments are made at the discretion of the appointing authority.

Eligibles who have a Juris Doctor, master's or higher-level degree in a field related to the duties of the position may be advanced placed to the Trainee 2 level of two-year traineeships. Eligibles possessing a duties-related Juris Doctor, master's or higher-level degree and one year of experience performing the duties of the journey level title may be advanced placed to the journey level of two-year traineeships.

An appointing authority has discretion in determining whether an eligible’s degree is related to the duties of the position and the Division of Classification and Compensation can provide assistance in making these determinations.

A PDF format version of Advisory Memorandum 16-04 is posted on the Internet at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/ssd/pdf/am16-04.pdf

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