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Conservation Operations Supervisor 1

Applications accepted from current State employees. You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Conservation Operations Supervisor 1
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 14-027
Application Due By 5/2/14
Title Conservation Operations Supervisor 1
Location: City DEC Region Division/Bureau

Wappinger Falls
Region 3

Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Permanent
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC Permanent
Duties/Responsibilities This person would manage work assigned to the Stony Kill (SK) Operations Field Headquarters (which covers 3 counties &10,000 acres of land, multiple access sites and facilities. Additionally, they would assist in coordination and assistance during flood events and emergency response operations throughout Region 3. They are a working supervisor who is responsible for the supervision, scheduling, and management of their assigned location & would co-coordinate activities between staff and other working circles. They are the liaison between DEC and the Stony Kill Foundation for the day to day on site management at the Educational Center where their office is located. Must have good social skills and be able to handle difficult situations or people. Candidate would work near large farm animals that reside at the Foundation. In addition to these duties as a supervisor, incumbent will use Microsoft Word and Excel to prepare and submit reports, cost estimates, and work requests, test and regulate a potable water supply system and operate heavy equipment including trucks, trailers, farm tractors backhoes and slope and flail mowers. Duties also include but are not limited to trail maintenance, carpentry, interior and exterior maintenance and repair of facilities and grounds, chainsaw work, and snow plowing.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
Three years of experience in general construction or maintenance and possession of a valid NYS driver's license appropriate for the types of vehicles to be operated.

In accordance with union contract, this position is anticipated to be filled by an eligible DEC - CSEA Operations Services Unit (03) employee who meets the minimum qualifications.
Additional Comments Must have a valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain, work in remote areas and work in adverse weather conditions. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be able to respond to after-hours emergencies. Must be able to lift objects up to 75 pounds.
To Apply

Qualified candidates should forward a resume and/or Employment Application which clearly indicates how the minimum qualifications are met and includes the Control Number. If you are applying for more than one posting, you must submit a separate resume or Employment Application for each control number. Send to:

Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-5060

Fax: (518) 402-9038

E-Mail: decprsnl@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Additional Notes:

If you are a permanent NYS employee not employed by the Department of Environmental Conservation or applying for reinstatement, please provide your social security number so that appointment eligibility may be verified.

State Employees: If you wish to receive an acknowledgement that your application for this posting was received by the Bureau of Personnel and then receive information on the disposition of the position, please attach two self-addressed stamped envelopes (preferably inter-office or inter-agency) to the application. If you are applying for more than one position, you must include two envelopes for each position.

Some vacancies may be anticipated and may not result in an appointment. Application for any position listed may not result in an interview.