Job Description The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) protects and enhances the daily economic lives of New Yorkers to create thriving communities. DCA licenses more than 81,000 businesses in more than 50 industries and enforces key consumer protection, licensing, and workplace laws that apply to countless more. By supporting businesses through equitable enforcement and access to resources and, by helping to resolve complaints, DCA protects the marketplace from predatory practices and strives to create a culture of compliance. Through its community outreach and the work of its offices of Financial Empowerment and Labor Policy & Standards, DCA empowers consumers and working families by providing the tools and resources they need to be educated consumers and to achieve financial health and work-life balance. DCA also conducts research and advocates for public policy that furthers its work to support New York City s communities. For more information about DCA and its work, call 311 or visit DCA at nyc.gov/dca or on its social media sites, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
As a small agency with a big mission, every staff member at DCA plays a critical role in ensuring success. It is the dedication and hard work of our Human Capital Division that guarantees we are hiring, developing and supporting the finest talent.
Human Capital is seeking a highly motivated, self-starter to support agency-wide recruitment efforts.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Assist with the coordination, implementation, and developing of agency programs;
Develop strategies for identifying appropriate websites and recruitment sources for all DCA positions;
Host and attend career fairs, and coordinate special projects and events; create and publicize job postings;
Conduct research and pro-active outreach to programs, schools, and organizations in search of qualified employees, interns, and special program workers;
Analyzing, organizing, and maintaining relevant data and information on job postings, job candidates, and agency employees;
Assist with the on-boarding of new hires; maintain and update new hire packages, provide administrative support to the Director of Human Capital and handle other relevant duties assigned. Minimum Qual Requirements For Assignment Level I: Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school. For Assignment Level II (Information Technology): Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school with a specific course of study in information technology, computer science, management information systems, data processing, or closely related field, including or supplemented by 9 semester credits in an acceptable course of study. For Assignment Level III (Information Technology Fellow): Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school with a specific course of study in information technology, computer science, management information systems, data processing, or other area relevant to the information technology project(s) assigned, including or supplemented by 9 semester credits in an acceptable course of study. Appointments to this Assignment Level will be made by the Technology Steering Committee through the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications.
SPECIAL NOTE Maximum tenure for all Assignment Levels in the title of College Aide is 6 years. No student shall be employed more than half-time in any week in which classes in which the student is enrolled are in session. Students may be employed full-time during their vacation periods. Preferred Skills Must have the ability to be objective, appropriately handle sensitive and confidential information;
Detail oriented with strong organizational skills;
Self-starter with ability to work independently and in a team setting;
Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks to meet tight deadlines;
Familiarity with various Human Capital systems;
Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint;
Attention to detail and follow-through. To Apply A RESUME AND COVER LETTER ARE REQUIRED. PLEASE INDICATE IN YOUR COVER LETTER HOW YOU HEARD ABOUT THIS POSITION. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. NO PHONE CALLS, FAXES, E-MAILS OR PERSONAL INQUIRIES PERMITTED. NOTE: ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES UNDER CONSIDERATION WILL BE CONTACTED.
*Appointments are subject to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval.
*55-a Candidates: NYC Department of Consumer Affairs is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage 55-A candidates to apply to our positions in order to be given the opportunity.
**LOAN FORGIVENESS: The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with DCA qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program s other requirements. Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements: Hours/Shift Varies on Schedule Work Location 42 Broadway, N.Y. Residency Requirement New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview. Associated topics: administrative, administrative assistant, assist, assistant, co op, intern, internship, on call, support, supportive
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.