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Real Estate Specialist 2 Conservation

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

Real Estate Specialist 2 Conservation
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Posting Specific Information
Control Number 16-00193+
Application Due By 7/1/16
Title Real Estate Specialist 2 Conservation
Location: City
DEC Region
Region 9
Lands & Forests
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Permanent/Provisional+
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
Duties/Responsibilities Real Estate Specialists collect, acquire, review, and reconcile assessment and real property data, prepare and review appraisals of real estate and real property interests, perform ownership and real estate title research, assist in the disposition of State-owned real estate, and negotiate with private owners concerning the States acquisition of real estate and real property interests. The Real Estate Specialist 2 will supervises a unit or work team of at least two professional positions at the Grade 18 level; may function as the agency's expert and provides a leadership role in a major functional area such as lease negotiations and agency relocations, project management, acquisition, disposition, negotiation, land management, relocation assistance, and conveyance of easements; and may be responsible for an agency's Statewide or regional program. They will supervises professional staff including Real Estate Specialists 1 and Land Surveyors. The Real Estate Specialists 2 will work under general supervision from higher level program managers, but work with considerable independence in performing supervisory work activities. Work assignments are performed with only limited review and technical direction. Their work must conform to policy and technical standards set by executive management and various sections of New York State and federal laws. Written program procedures, policies, and guidelines are usually available and followed. Real Estate Specialists 2 are expected to advise their supervisors about problems and difficulties encountered and discuss with them solutions and alternate approaches to problems.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements

+Minimum Qualifications for Provisional Appointments:

You must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation or the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and have had one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Real Estate Specialist 1, Land Surveyor, or Land Claims Adjustor 2.

Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC


Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis.

Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 21 or higher and:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as a Real Estate Specialist 2 Conservation or Real Estate Specialist 2.

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 valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Travel and overnight travel may be required. The examination for this title was held on June 4 2016. To be considered for this permanent/provisional position you must have taken this examination and your score must be high enough to qualify you as one of the top three acceptors on the resulting eligible list. If you are not successful on the examination, or your score is not high enough to be reachable for appointment, your employment in this title will not be allowed to continue.
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


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.