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Listing of Job Vacancies

Week of January 26, 2015

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Positions Open to Candidates That Meet the Minimum Qualifications:

Applications are being accepted from candidates that meet the non-competitive or provisional (a non-permanent appointment to a competitive class position, which may be made when there is no appropriate or viable eligible list) qualifications for the following positions. Click on the posting number to get further information, including the minimum qualifications and how to apply.

Positions Open to Candidates That Meet the Minimum Qualifications
Posting Number Position Title Salary
Grade
Appt.
Status
Locations:
City, DEC Region
and Division
Deadline
15-0022+ Graphic Designer 2 18 Permanent/Non-Competitive+ Albany
Central Office
Office of Communication Services
1/30/15
15-0026+ Senior Laboratory Equipment Designer (Electronics) 20 Permanent/Non-Competitive+ Long Island City
Region 2
Air Resources
2/6/15

Positions Open to Current State Employees and Reinstatement Eligibles

Applications are being accepted from current state employees and those eligible for reinstatement based on prior permanent competitive service for the following positions. Click on the posting number to get further information, including the minimum qualifications and how to apply.

Positions Open to Current State Employees and Reinstatement Eligibles
Posting Number Position Title Salary
Grade
Appt.
Status
Locations:
City, DEC Region
and Division
Deadline
*15-002 Administrative Assistant/Trainee 1 & 2 18/13/14 Permanent Albany
Central Office
Management & Budget
1/30/15
15-0022+ Graphic Designer 2 18 Permanent/Non-Competitive+ Albany
Central Office
Office of Communication Services
1/30/15
15-003 Environmental Program Specialist 2 23 Permanent Albany
Central Office
Materials Management
1/30/15
15-0025 Environmental Program Specialist 2 23 Permanent Albany
Central Office
Environmental Remediation
2/6/15
15-004 Engineering Geologist 2 24 Permanent Albany
Central Office
Environmental Remediation
1/30/15
15-0018 Mineral Resources Specialist 3 24 Contingent Permanent Albany
Central Office
Mineral Resources
1/30/15
15-0014 Senior Building Electrical Engineer 24 Permanent Albany
Central Office
Operations
1/30/15
15-0013 Forester 3 25 Permanent Albany
Central Office
Lands & Forests
1/30/15
15-005 Environmental Program Specialist 3 27 Permanent Albany
Central Office
Materials Management
1/30/15
*15-006 Environmental Program Specialist 1/including Trainee 1&2 18/13/14 Permanent Stony Brook
Region 1
Water
1/30/15
15-0026+ Senior Laboratory Equipment Designer (Electronics) 20 Permanent/Non-Competitive+ Long Island City
Region 2
Air Resources
2/6/15
*15-0019 Environmental Program Specialist 1/including Trainee 1&2 18/13/14 Permanent New Paltz
Region 3
Environmental Permits
1/30/15
15-0027 Environmental Engineer 2 24 Permanent White Plain
Region 3
Water
2/6/15
15-0015 Conservation Operations Supervisor 2 15 Permanent Schenectady
Region 4
Operations
1/30/15
15-0011 Secretary 1 11 Permanent Ray Brook
Region 5
Regional Administration
1/30/15
*15-0012 Fish and Wildlife Technician 2 13 Contingent Permanent Ray Brook
Region 5
Fish, Wildlife & Marine Resources
1/30/15
15-0016 Conservation Operations Supervisor 1 11 Permanent Cranberry Lake
Region 6
Operations
1/30/15
15-007 Forestry Technician 3 15 Permanent Potsdam
Region 6
Lands & Forests
1/30/15
15-0017 Conservation Operations Supervisor 2 15 Permanent Cranberry Lake
Region 6
Operations
1/30/15
15-008 Environmental Analyst 2 23 Permanent Watertown
Region 6
Environmental Permits
1/30/15
15-0021 Conservation Operations Supervisor 1 11 Permanent Cortland
Region 7
Operations
1/30/15
15-0028 Real Estate Specialist 2 Conservation 23 Permanent Syracuse
Region 7
Lands and Forests
2/6/15
15-0023 Environmental Engineer 4 M-4 Permanent Syracuse
Region 7
Regional Administration
1/30/15
15-0010 Forester 2 23 Contingent Permanent Bath
Region 8
Lands & Forests
1/30/15
15-009 Forester 3 25 Contingent Permanent Avon
Region 8
Lands & Forests
1/30/15
15-0020 Secretary 2 15 Contingent Permanent Buffalo
Region 9
Regional Administration
1/30/15
15-0029 Mined Land reclamation Specialist 2 23 Permanent Allegany
Region 9
Mineral Resources
2/6/15

Positions Open to 55-b/55-c Candidates

(The Governor's Programs to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities)*

Applications are being accepted from 55-b/55-c candidates (The Governor's Programs to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities) for the following positions. Click on the posting number to get further information, including the minimum qualifications and how to apply.

Positions Open to 55-b/55-c Candidates (The Governor's Programs to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities)
Posting Number Position Title Salary
Grade
Appt.
Status
Locations:
City, DEC Region
and Division
Deadline
*15-002 Administrative Assistant/Trainee 1 & 2 18/13/14 Permanent Albany
Central Office
Management & Budget
1/30/15
*15-006 Environmental Program Specialist 1/including Trainee 1&2 18/13/14 Permanent Stony Brook
Region 1
Water
1/30/15
*15-0019 Environmental Program Specialist 1/including Trainee 1&2 18/13/14 Permanent New Paltz
Region 3
Environmental Permits
1/30/15
*15-0012 Fish and Wildlife Technician 2 13 Contingent Permanent Ray Brook
Region 5
Fish, Wildlife & Marine Resources
1/30/15

*Candidates Eligible Under Section 55-b/55-c Program

(The Governor's Programs to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities)

If the Department of Civil Service has determined you are eligible for the Workers With Disabilities Program (Section 55-b or 55-c of Civil Service Law,) you are eligible to apply for positions that can be filled by meeting open competitive minimum qualifications. You can apply for all job vacancies listed under the heading "Positions Open to 55-b/55-c Candidates" for which you meet the minimum qualifications.

Notes:

Applications must be received in the Bureau of Personnel by the filing deadlines. Late applications may not be considered.

Salary Grade: When multiple salary grades or equivalents are mentioned, the appointment level is dependent up on the qualifications of the candidate selected.

Appointment Status: Where multiple appointment status is given, the appointment status will be dependent upon the rights of the candidate selected in accordance with Civil Service Law. Perm = Permanent; Cont = Contingent Permanent; Prov = Provisional; Temp = Temporary.

Permanent DEC employees assigned to Environmental Facilities Corporation are eligible for lateral transfer and promotional appointment to vacancies that occur in all divisions and regions.

Positions requiring a CDL (commercial drivers license) are subject to the Federal Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act (OTETA) of 1991 which requires that employees be tested for alcohol and/or drug use. Candidates who receive an offer of employment will be tested on a pre-employment basis prior to starting the job.

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FAQ's

Q. Why are there typically few or no job listings open for the general public to apply?
A. Most positions are filled by eligible lists resulting from examination in accordance with Civil Service Law. The position(s) that are listed as Open to Candidates That Meet the Minimum Qualifications are for job vacancies where no viable eligible list exists or use of an eligible list is not required by law.

Q. How do I get on an eligible list for positions at DEC?
A. To find out about the civil service process and how to get on an eligible list for positions in the Department of Environmental Conservation, review the information on Civil Service Basics and DEC Examination Announcements.

Q. What is the Workers With Disabilities Program (55-b/55-c Program)?
A. Section 55-b and 55-c of Civil Service Law permits the appointment of certain disabled individuals to positions that are filled by open-competitive examination where the examination is waived for the individual. The individual must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications and be able to perform the essential duties of the position. Complete information on the Workers With Disabilities Program (leaving DEC's website) is available from the Department of Civil Service.