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Research Scientist 1

No Current Vacancies for Research Scientist 1

Applications accepted from the general public (including current and past state employees and 55-b/c candidates.) You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Research Scientist 1
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *
Application Due By
Title Research Scientist 1 (Water Pollution)
Location: City
DEC Region

Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type
Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements

Preferred Additional Qualifications

  • Experience identifying pollution sources and related impairments in watersheds
  • Familiarity with assignment of load reductions, regulatory planning and implementation of practices involved in Total Maximum Daily Loads or other clean water restoration efforts
  • Experience recommending and implementing projects to improve water quality
  • Ability to evaluate and manage large datasets and competence in statistical and geospatial analysis of environmental data sets
  • Competence developing collaborative relationships with diverse stakeholders to achieve common goals
  • Familiarity with state and federal programs to identify, prioritize and obtain funding to support riparian corridor protection and restoration or other nonpoint source projects
  • Familiarity with lake and stream morphology, hydrology and hydraulics
  • Experience developing work plans, writing technical reports and grant applications
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills

Minimum qualifications are position specific and will be posted when there is a vacancy to be filled:

Additional Comments
To Apply

Qualified candidates should forward a resume and/or Employment Application which clearly indicates how the minimum qualifications are meet 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: personnel@dec.ny.gov

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 included 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.