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Regional Supervisor of Natural Resources

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

Regional Supervisor of Natural Resources
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 14-00204+
Application Due By 12/5/14
Title Regional Supervisor of Natural Resources
Location: City
DEC Region
Long Island City
Region 2
Regional Administration/Direction
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Contingent Permanent/Provisional+
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
Duties/Responsibilities This position will oversee all Regional Office of Natural Resources programs and staff. Key functions include: development of annual performance plans for unit heads; developing and guiding land management activities; engaging with government agencies, elected officials an public stakeholders on high visibility issues; supporting initiatives developed by the Regional Director and Central Office.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements

+Minimum Qualifications for Provisional Appointment:

A. A bachelor's or higher-level degree in natural resources, natural resources planning, natural resources policy, natural sciences, coastal resources management, urban or regional planning, environmental science, geology, geography, engineering, petroleum engineering, geochemistry, geophysics, geosciences, agriculture, agronomy, botany, environmental sciences, forestry, horticulture, landscape architecture, or mining; or in agricultural, chemical, civil, environmental, or geological engineering. OR

A bachelor's or higher-level degree including or supplemented by 36 semester credit hours in at least three (3) or more of the following areas: natural resources management; forest management; forest recreation; natural resources policy; environmental conservation; recreation planning; ecology; mapping and geographic information systems; environmental studies/science; watershed management; and/or wildlife management. OR

A bachelor's degree or higher, including 15 semester credit hours in forestry including silvics or silviculture, forest mensuration, forest inventory, forest soils, dendrology and forest management AND 25 semester credit hours in three or more of the following areas: forest protection, wilderness management, natural resource planning, geographic information systems, forest ecology, forest recreation, forest biology, hydrology, forest engineering, timber harvesting, forest pathology or forest and woods product engineering.


B. Professional Experience

Eight years of professional experience in natural resources including: Public space acquisition, public property management, property surveying, planning, land use regulation, species management, species propagation, habitat management, habitat restoration, mining, mined land reclamation, and environmental impact analysis. This experience must include a minimum of 4 years in a managerial capacity, including oversight of work plan development and implementation as well as fiscal and personnel matters.


Promotional Qualifications for Provisional Appointment:

One year of permanent competitive service in one of the following titles: Biologist 2, Biologist 3, Fish Culturist 5, Fish Culturist 6, Forester 2, Forester 3, Mined Land Reclamation Specialist 2, Mineral Resources Specialist 3, Real Estate Specialist 2 (Conservation), or Senior Land Surveyor.

Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC
or 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 25/M1 or higher and:
Eligible for transfer under Section 52.6: Must have current or prior service in a title designated as 52.6 within two salary grades\one M grade of this position. To determine if your title is designated as 52.6 go to the Department of Civil Service website http://www.cs.ny.gov/ and search for your title under GOT-IT.
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.

Additional Comments

Must have a valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Travel 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

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 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.