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Conservation Operations Supervisor 3

Applications accepted from current State employees and former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement. You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Conservation Operations Supervisor 3
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Posting Specific Information
Control Number 16-00379
Application Due By 12/09/2016
Title Conservation Operations Supervisor 3
Location: City
DEC Region
New Paltz
Region 3
$62,242 - $78,922 Effective April 2015
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Contingent Permanent
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
Duties/Responsibilities Reports to the Regional Operations Supervisor and assists in the supervisory and administrative leadership of Region 3's Operations Programs and staff which includes 4 campgrounds, Environmental Education Centers, Catskill Fish Hatchery, several sub-offices, and numerous other infrastructures, WMAs, trails, etc in Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Putnam, Sullivan, Dutchess, and Ulster Counties. Communicates freely, openly and professionally. Participates in executive level meetings with other DEC Program Managers. Provide guidance and mentoring on best technical practices and appropriate procurement practices to staff.

Manages projects & working circles, develops spending plans, maintain and manage facilities & the security of physical assets. Oversees Region 3 fleet management including supervision of the garage and MEMs. Oversees Operation's heavy equipment inventory including security, maintenance, repair, and proposals for new. Develops construction contracts and scope of work including technical specifications & material listings. Ensures files & record keeping is neat, organized, up to date & easily retrievable by other appropriate staff. Prepares project outlines for NY Works projects. Assists in hiring of suitable staff & ensures appropriate supervision takes place by direct and indirect reports. Assists the Department & Region in emergency response.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC


Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis or held a title as indicated under the transfer eligible section on a permanent competitive basis.


Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 19 or higher and:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below

Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 70.4 transfer eligibles): four years of experience in building maintenance, mechanical maintenance, or construction; two years of which must have been in the management ** of the program; OR 2. three years of experience in building maintenance, mechanical maintenance, or construction; two years of which must have been in management ** of the program, AND sixty semester credit hours, including 18 semester credit hours in science or applied science in civil, electrical, mechanical, forest, or construction technology.***
Definitions for the purpose of meeting these qualifications:
* Administration - responsibility for estimating, supervising, and planning and assigning work.
** Management - responsibility for budgeting, supervising, planning and assigning work, and evaluating employees.
*** You must submit a list of qualifying courses with your application. Include the number of semester credit hours for each course. Applications submitted without a list of relevant courses will not be considered.

If you are on an examination eligible list for the position title, you do not need to respond to this posting UNLESS you are also eligible for appointment by transfer, reinstatement or reassignment as defined above; or the appointment type is provisional or temporary. The eligible list(s) will be canvassed as appropriate. Always respond to an eligible list canvass.

If there is a viable promotion examination eligible list (three acceptors) for this position, candidates who qualify based on 70.4 transfer option cannot be considered.
Additional Comments Must have valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain and work in remote areas and adverse weather conditions. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be available for emergency response. Must be available to respond to after- hour's emergencies.
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


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.