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COMMISSIONER OF MENTAL HEALTH

Erie County is searching for an individual to lead the Department of Mental Health as Commissioner.


The mission statement of Erie County Department of Mental Health is to provide administrative leadership and ensures the coordination of a community based behavioral health system that is accessible, comprehensive, cost effective, person centered and recovery focused for and accountable to its citizens. The Department of Mental Health oversees mental disability services for over 48,000 Erie County residents each month through contracts with 42 community based agencies, including the Erie County Medical Center and Erie County Departments of Senior Services, Social Services and Youth Services. The Department of Mental Health is administratively responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and monitoring programs of prevention, treatment and rehabilitation involving mental health, mental retardation-developmental disabilities, problem gambling and, alcohol and substance abuse services. A wide range of services and programs are provided within the City of Buffalo and fifteen municipalities throughout Erie County.

 

The Commissioner is the chief executive officer of the department and is charged with the responsibility for planning, directing and coordinating community mental health services for Erie County. The incumbent performs professional administrative work relating to the planning, coordination and operation of mental health, alcohol and substance abuse, and mental retardation services provided within the County. The incumbent is responsible for both financial and professional planning and for maintaining a high standard of behavioral health services in accordance with the needs of the County and applicable Federal, State and local laws. The Commissioner recommends action and policies to the Community Services Board for the purpose of establishing and maintaining comprehensive programs. Work is performed under the general direction of the County Executive and in conjunction with the Erie County Department of Mental Health Community Services Board.

 

Qualifications: Candidates must meet one of the following educational qualifications and in additional must meet each of the experience qualifications below:

 

EDUCATION

 

A. Possession of a current valid license to practice medicine in New York State and board qualification or board eligibility as a psychiatrist or neurologist by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, or as a pediatrician by the American Board of Pediatrics; or:

 

B. Certification as psychologist in accordance with Article 153 of the Education Law, possession of a Doctorate in Psychology conferred by a university regionally accredited or registered by the New York State Education Department; or:

 

C. Certification as a Social Worker in accordance with Article 154 of the Education Law, possession of a Master's Degree in Social Work conferred by a university regionally accredited or registered by the New York State Education Department; or:

 

D. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered or university with a Master's Degree in psychiatric mental health nursing, and possession of a current license by the New York State Education Department as a Registered Nurse; or:

 

E. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered or university with a Master's Degree in rehabilitation counseling, psychology, social work, public health administration, hospital administration, human services administration, business administration, or other equivalent degrees.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Five years of progressively responsible clinical and/or administrative experience in a governmental, private, not-for-profit, or proprietary program providing services for people who have a diagnosis of mental illness, mental retardation, developmental disability, alcoholism, or substance abuse. At least two of the five years shall include functioning in an administrative capacity for the management of a program in which the candidate was responsible for the overall direction and control of an identifiable organizational unit or program. Such experience shall be specifically related to the powers and duties of the Director of community Services in accordance with Section 102.7 of the New York State Health Department Code and Article 41 of the Mental Hygiene Law.

 

NOTE: All appointees to the position of COMMISSIONER OF MENTAL HEALTH must be approved by The New York State Inter-Office Coordinating Council.

Salary Range is $94,526-125,601 depending on experience. Competitive benefits package includes comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage and NYS retirement.

 

FINAL CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT TO A FINGERPRINT CHECK AND CRIMINAL HISTORY AND BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION

Please send Cover letter, Resume and Salary Requirements to:

Commissioner of Personnel, Mr. David Palmer

95 Franklin Street, 6th Floor

Buffalo, NY 14202

Resumes are due by October 20, 2014

Erie County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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County of Erie

 Notice of Vacancies

 Department:                            ECDPW (Highways)

 Location:                                 Rath Bldg. 14th floor   

 Shift:                                       Days   

 Title of Position:                     Senior Civil Engineer  (two vacancies)

 Position number:                     #51002698 and 8349

 Job Group:                              Grade 14 (CSEA)

 Special Requirements:             Candidates will need to take next exam for this title when scheduled.

 Minimum Qualifications:

A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered four (4) year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and five (5) years of civil engineering experience, at least one (1) year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; or:

B) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and nine (9) years of civil engineering experience, at least one (1) year of which must been in a supervisory capacity; or:

C) An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B).

NOTE:

A Master's degree in Civil Engineering may be substituted for one (1) year of the required civil engineering experience, but may not be substituted for the required supervisory experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

Eligibility for a license to practice as a Professional Engineer in New York State at the time of application; possession of the license at the time of permanent appointment.

 THIS NOTICE WILL BE POSTED FOR THE PERIOD 10/22/14 THROUGH AND INCLUDING 10/31/14. 

 Send applications to:

Robin Dmochowski—Personnel Clerk

95 Franklin Street14th floor

Buffalo,New York14202


County of Erie

Notice of Vacancy

Department: Erie County Dept. of Public Works

Location: Rath Building 14th floor

Shift: 7am – 3pm

Title of Position: Director of Energy Development and Management

Position number: to be determined

Job Group and Salary Scale: Job Grade 15 ($60,956 - $80,699)

Minimum Qualifications: As per job spec. (Pending Job Classification)

A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Natural Sciences Education, Environmental Planning, or closely related field; supplemented by five (5) years of experience in energy policy planning along with at least two (2) years of experience managing energy conservation projects; or

B) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's degree supplemented by six (6) years of experience in energy policy planning along with at least two (2) years of experience managing energy conservation projects; or

C) An equivalent combination of training/experience as defined by the limits of (A) & (B).

A Director of Energy Development and Management develops and administers an energy conservation management program for County government, local municipalities, schools and other institutions; develops a comprehensive energy plan and program for the County, including resources development and management; prepares and implements energy conservation policies, practices, projects and programs; coordinates energy policies with economic development, land use, planning and environmental quality; maintains liaison with Federal and State government entities relating to energy; oversees the procurement of energy for the County and other Aggregate partners through the oversight of the Utility Aggregation; outline the organization's energy use, coordinating with all energy-using parties so as to understand their energy usage. Set benchmarks for organizational energy consumption and monitor their implementation; develop and apply strategies for improving energy efficiency and lowering costs, such as incorporating new energy-saving technology and minimizing unnecessary energy consumption; develop long-range plans for implementing innovations; compile, maintain, and file all energy reports, billings, and other documents required; monitor all facilities design and construction activities as relates to energy management; provide regular reports as to the overall effectiveness of the energy management program.

Send applications with resume to:

County of Erie Department of Public Works

Robin Dmochowski - Personnel Clerk

95 Franklin Street, 14th floor

Buffalo, New York 14202