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New York State Civil Service Assistant Actuary, SG-14 in NYC/Albany, New York


Agency Financial Services, Department of

Title Assistant Actuary, SG-14

Occupational Category Clerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade 14

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

Salary Range From $49363 to $66634 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County To Be Determined

Street Address One Commerce Plaza

1 State Street Ny

City NYC/Albany

State NY

Zip Code 10004

Minimum Qualifications Appointment method:55 b/c Appointment: Candidates must meet the eligibility requirements of the Governor's Program to Hire Individuals and Veterans with Disabilities as described in Civil Service Law § 55b/c. Information about this program can be found here: Qualifications: On or before the date of filing your application, you must have a bachelor's degree including 24 semester credit hours in mathematics, statistics, or actuarial science.Advancement Placement to the Assistant Actuary: You will be required to provide proof of your successful completion of one examination from the Society of Actuaries or the Casualty Actuarial Society to the appointing authority at the time of completion. Failure to provide proof to the appointing authority will delay the advancement.NY HELPS: This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS). For the duration of the NY HELPS Program, this title maybe filled via a non-competitive appointment, which means no examination is required but all candidates must meet the minimum qualifications of the title for which they apply (see minimum qualifications above). At this time, agencies may recruit and hire employees by making temporary appointments. In If a temporary NY HELPS employee is satisfactorily performing in the position, the appointment will be changed from temporary pending Civil Service Commission Action to permanent non-competitive and the official probationary period will begin. At a future date (within one year of permanent appointment), it is expected employees hired under NY HELPS will have their non-competitive employment status converted to competitive status, without having to compete in an examination. Employees will then be afforded with all of the same rights and privileges of competitive class employees of New York State. While serving permanently in a NY HELPS title, employees may take part in any promotion examination for which they are qualified.

Duties Description The New York Department of Financial Services seeks to build an equitable, more transparent and resilient financial system that benefits New Yorkers and supports business. Through engagement, data-driven regulation, and operational excellence, DFS is responsible for empowering consumers and protecting them from financial harm; ensuring the health and stability of the financial entities we regulate; and driving economic growth through responsible innovation.DFS is seeking candidates for entry-level actuarial positions in various Bureaus within the Insurance Division. The Life and Health Bureaus are responsible for the supervision and regulation of the entire life and health insurance industries in New York State and does so by establishing standards for financial solvency, market conduct and corporate oversight and produces regulations, while monitoring the compliance of regulated entities with such standards. The Property Bureau is responsible for the supervision and regulation of the property and casualty insurance industry in New York State and does so by establishing standards for financial solvency, market conduct and corporate oversight and produces regulations, while monitoring the compliance of regulated entities with such standards.As an Actuary in the NYS Department of Financial Services, you will supervise, review, or assist in the review of actuarial issues related to pricing, solvency, and market conduct of casualty insurers conducting business in New York State. Specific duties vary by title and are available through the attached links.

Additional Comments Please note that a change in negotiating unit may affect your salary, insurance and other benefits.Salary: $52,198 - $66, 634 (Journey Level, SG-14)$49,363 - $63,136 (Trainee Level, equated to SG-13) Appointment Status: Permanent or Contingent Permanent

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Name Ioni Reyes


Fax (518) 402-5071

Email Address


Street 1 Commerce Plaza

Suite 301

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12257

Notes on Applying To Apply: Interested qualified candidates must submit a resume, letter of interest, and unofficial transcript* no later than September 30, 2024 to the email address listed below. Please include the Vacancy ID in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application. Email submissions are preferred. *Please note – Candidates applying for the Assistant Actuary must supply proof of their Society of Actuaries Or Casualty Actuarial Society examination results.Ioni ReyesNew York State Department of Financial ServicesOffice of Human Resources Management One Commerce Plaza, Suite 301Albany, NY 12257Email: human-resources@dfs.ny.govFax: (518) 402-5071All candidates that apply may not be scheduled for an interviewPublic Service Loan ForgivenessEmployment with New York State qualifies an individual for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). This program forgives the remaining balance on any Direct Student Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments while working full-time for a U.S. federal, state, local, or tribal government or not-for-profit organization. To learn more about the program and whether you would qualify, please visit: WITH DISABILITIES ACT: REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONSUnder the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Department of Financial Services is required to provide reasonable accommodation for known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability if an accommodation would enable the applicant to perform the essential functions of the job. If the accommodation would constitute an undue hardship on the operations of the agency, the agency is not required to provide it.Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 473-3130 or via email at