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Secretary 2

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

Secretary 2
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *17-371+
Application Due By 09/22/2017
Title Secretary 2
Location: City
DEC Region
Central Office
$49,083 - $61,300 Effective 04/17
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Permanent/Non-Competitive
Jurisdictional Class Non-Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC Managerial/Confidential 06
Duties/Responsibilities This position supports a Deputy Commissioner of Administration. Responsibilities include:
  • Brief the Deputy Commissioner prior to meetings.
  • Compile all required documents and materials.
  • Schedule and attend meetings to take notes.
  • Prepare summaries of meetings advising appropriate staff of the outcome
  • Contact high-level officials both within and outside the Department on behalf of the Deputy Commissioner
  • Independently compose correspondence from general instructions.
  • Screen incoming mail to prepare it for the Deputy Commissioner's attention by securing information from the Executive Office files or Department administrators.
  • Track correspondence due from appropriate program areas.
  • Make travel arrangements and submit travel expense documents.
  • Inform staff of changes in office and/or agency procedures.
  • Analyze the efficiency of office procedures and recommend and/or implement new procedures as appropriate.
  • Maintain confidential office files and handle all material and information in a confidential manner.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
Two years of satisfactory secretarial experience; or satisfactory completion of a two-year course in Secretarial Science from a business school registered with the New York State Education Department or from a New York State Community College or technical institute recognized by the New York State Education Department as following acceptable educational practices; or a satisfactory combination of the above.
Additional Comments Overtime may be required.
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 on an eligible list for this title, please state that information and your score in a cover letter.

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.