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COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SERVICES

Erie County is searching for an individual to lead the Department of Social Services as Commissioner. The mission of the department is to provide temporary assistance to eligible individuals and families, to provide protective services to vulnerable adults and children, and provide related programs to assist residents of Erie County to lead safe, healthy and independent lives. In discharging this responsibility, the Commissioner must organize, direct and coordinate the work of all employees to achieve effective and efficient operation of the multiple programs undertaken by the department. The Erie County Department of Social Services has a $587 million annual budget, including $17 million in contracts with provider agencies and $20 million in inter-fund agreements with other county departments, and a staff of nearly 1,400 professional, technical, legal and support staff assigned to various locations throughout Erie County.

The Commissioner is the chief executive officer of the department and is charged with the responsibility of administering Erie County’s family independence programs, including Temporary Assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance, Medicaid, and Home Energy Assistance; and individual protection programs, including Child Protective Services, Adult Protective Services, Foster Care, and Children’s Services; Youth Services including a secure detention center for youth; and various other social services programs. The Commissioner additionally serves as guardian for a number of individuals who are not able to care for themselves.

The Commissioner is assisted with a management team that includes two First Deputy Commissioners and a Second Deputy Commissioner, a Senior Executive Assistant of Finance, and a Special Assistant. The Commissioner reports to the County Executive or his designee.

The Commissioner serves a five year term and is appointed by the Erie County Executive, subject to the confirmation of the Erie County Legislature.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree for a four year course study AND:

A)           Six years of satisfactory full-time paid experience in health, education or social service agency; four years of which must have been in a satisfactory administrative or supervisory capacity; Or

B)            Six years of responsible full-time, paid experience in an administrative or management position where the responsibility for planning, directing and coordinating the work of a substantial staff working in several units or performing several separate functions; or

C)            A satisfactory combination of training and experience equivalent to (a) and (b).

A post graduate degree in a relevant field of study such as a Masters in Public administration, Masters in Social Work, Masters in Business Administration or similar or higher degree is preferred.

NOTE: All appointees to the position of Commissioner of Social Services must be approved by The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance.

Salary Range is $94,526-106,825 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 September 27, 2014

Erie County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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


COUNTY OF ERIE 

NOTICE OF VACANCY

Department:                         Erie County Department of Environment and Planning

Location:                              Edward A. Rath County Office Building

                                                95 Franklin Street, 10th Floor

                                                Buffalo, New York 14202

Title of Position:                  Planner

Job Group and Salary Scale:             Job Grade 10 ($38,642 -$50,927)

 

Typical Work Activities:   

Reviews planning and environmental aspects of Federal and State assisted projects;

Prepares planning reports;

Conducts research investigations, including statistical analysis and personal contact with other agencies;

Attends meetings to present specific aspects of agency’s program or project results; represents agency at meetings;

Carries out data collection programs maintaining data inventories and analyses; e.g. land use, construction permits, subdivision activity, zoning changes, utility changes, recreation, transportation, energy, environmental;

Prepares elements or portions of the agency’s overall plans, relating these to other elements or portions;

Assists localities or other agencies in the planning aspects of pertinent projects from a technical point of view;

Carries out field work in connection with specific land use, community development and environmental issues.

Skills Required:

Thorough knowledge of the principles, objectives and techniques in the field of city, county and regional planning,

thorough knowledge of planning implementation systems; good knowledge of geographic information system, map reading and techniques involved in chart preparation; good knowledge of and ability to effectively use general planning analyses techniques; ability to analyze and present planning ideas and projects, both orally and in writing; ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions; ability to collect and display pertinent data required in planning projects; sound professional judgment, accuracy; initiative and resourcefulness; tact; dependability; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

 

A)            Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered four (4) year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree majoring in urban or regional planning, public administration, environmental studies, political science, sociology, municipal government, economics, geography, architecture or landscape architecture, or a Bachelor’s Degree including a minimum of thirty-two (32) semester hours of courses directly related to the above fields; supplemented by two (2) years of experience in city, county or regional planning; or:

B)            Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered two (2) year college or university with an Associate’s Degree in architectural drawing, landscape architecture or related field, supplemented by four (4) years of experience in city, county or regional planning; or:

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

NOTE:   Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered four (4) year college or university with a Master’s Degree in Urban or Regional Planning may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience.

Human services, social services, or engineering is not considered as qualifying experience in city, county or regional planning.

Public Administration pertains to the management of public affairs, particularly executive functions involving the management of governmental or institutional affairs.  Such functions include financial, personnel, purchasing and operations management.

NOTE: Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated toward meeting full-time experience requirements.

NOTE:   Send resume via electronic mail to: Erie County Department of Environment and Planning, Deputy Commissioner Thomas J. Dearing at Thomas.Dearing@erie.gov.

 

Closing Date:        September 26, 2014

 

COUNTY OF ERIE

NOTICE OF VACANCY

DEPARTMENT:                              HEALTH

LOCATION:                                    EMS – 45 ELM STREET, BUFFALO

                                                          PUBLIC SAFETY CAMPUS                         

SHIFT:                                             UTILITY SHIFT: 3RD SHIFT (11PM-7AM) AND

                                                          2ND SHIFT (3PM-11PM) W/ VARIOUS DAYS OFF

TITLE OF POSITION:                             MERS COORDINATOR (PROVISIONAL)                                                   

POSITION NUMBER:                             # 51005199                                                                   

JOB GROUP & SALARY SCALE:   07 - $31,198-$40,077

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:      

A)    Completion of thirty (30) semester credit hours at a regionally accredited or New York State registered college, university or technical institute and one (1) year of experience in the operation of radio-telephone dispatch equipment; or:

B)    Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and two (2) years of experience in the operation of radio-telephone dispatch equipment; or:

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

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:   

Current certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (E.M.T.)

Certification as an Emergency Medical Dispatcher (E.M.D.) from the National Academy of E.M.D. at time of appointment and maintenance of E.M.D. certification throughout employment.

NOTE 1:  Possession of a current A.E.M.T. – Paramedic Certification may be substituted for the required thirty (30) semester credit hours.

 NOTE 2:  Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated towards meeting full-time experience requirements. 

 THIS NOTICE WILL BE POSTED FOR THE PERIOD:        SEPTEMBER 13, 2014 

THROUGH AND INCLUDING:                                                    SEPTEMBER 20, 2014                                          

_____________________________________________________________________________

PLEASE REPLY IN WRITING TO LAURA ROEDER, ERIE COUNTY PERSONNEL,

ROOM 604, RATH BUILDING, BUFFALO, NY 14202 OR EMAIL: ROEDERL@ERIE.GOV

 

ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

VACANCY NOTICE

ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR-SERVICES

LOCATION: Services

SALARY: $44,876

The work involves assisting the Assistant Commissioner assigned to the Services division of the Department of Social Services.  Supervision is exercised over clerical staff and technical program support staff.  Responsible for the oversight and coordination of training and staff development in Services.  Falls under the general supervision of the Assistant Commissioner assigned to Services or higher ranking administrative staff member.  Maintains and compiles records, reports and case files.  Does related work as required.

 Must meet the following qualifications:  Candidates must meet the following requirements on or before the date of the written test: A). Graduation from a regionally accredited or NYS registered college or university with a Master’s degree in business, public administration or related field and three (3) years of administrative or management experience, two (2) years of which were in a supervisory capacity; or: B). Graduation from a regionally accredited or NYS registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in business, public administration or related field and five (5) years of administrative or management experience, two (2) years of which were in a supervisory capacity.

This notice will be posted for the period September 15, 2014 through and including

September 29, 2014

If interested and meet the above qualifications, please forward resume to:

Sharon Rochelle, 478 Main Street, 3rd floor Buffalo, NY 14202