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Data Entry and Word Processing (12974)

Administrative | Albany, NY | Contract | From $20.00 to $25.00 per hour

Job Description

InGenesis is currently seeking Data Entry Specialists to work with our client in Albany, NY. In this role, you will be working in the NYS Office of Cannabis Management’s administrative office.

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Job Duties

· Under the direction of the Program Specialist 1 (Cannabis) for their assigned area, the incumbents of these positions will be working closely with the Surveillance and Regulatory Compliance units and will be responsible for reviewing and processing license and permit applications and renewals following the implementation of the Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) laws, rules, and regulations.

· Respond to written and verbal inquiries and complaints from applicants, licensed entities, and various stakeholders.

· Answer questions from applicants on the requirements of various licensure programs; assist applicants in completing applications.

· Review of license applications and ensure applications are complete; follow up with applicants to correct deficiencies.

· Review applicant’s criminal justice history (including coordinating submission of fingerprints with Division of Criminal Justice Services).

· Research database for other cannabis businesses located near applicants.

· Review application locations to ensure they are in compliance with local laws.

· Make corrections to resolve problems in processing applications.

· Provide preliminary application recommendations to supervisory staff.

· Work closely with other program units when needed.

· Complete other special projects; as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

· Three years of full-time experience in a position where your primary responsibility is providing customer service in the form of explaining programs, policies, and/or procedures, resolving problems, or reconciling accounts (Required).

· Applicants with degrees or college semester credit hours will be credited with experience as follows:

• 30 semester credit hours – 1 year experience

• 60 semester credit hours – 2 years’ experience

• 90 semester credit hours – 3 years’ experience

· Excellent writing and communication abilities are preferred

· Strong attention to detail and organizational skills are a must

· Ability to work effectively and professionally with higher level management staff is essential

· Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, etc. is a mandatory component of the assignment

· Reliability, and time and attendance are critical

· Ability to meet required timelines and prioritize duties to meet those timelines

*Pay rate range commensurate on experience.

About InGenesis

InGenesis is one of the largest staffing firms in the industry and is among the largest diversity-owned healthcare staffing firms in North America. InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives, and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people: skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. InGenesis counts almost half of the Fortune 500 in our nearly 300 clients, including clients in the healthcare, life sciences, higher education and pharma industries.

EEOC Statement

InGenesis is proud to be an affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by visiting our website at