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Pesticide Control Specialist 3

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

Pesticide Control Specialist 3
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 15-0037+
Application Due By 3/6/15
Title Pesticide Control Specialist 3
Location: City DEC Division/Bureau Stony Brook
Region 1
Materials Management/Pesticides
Salary:
Grade:
25
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 Serves as Program Manager responsible for regional office with a large pesticide program staff. Direct and manage all facets of program; ensure that staff evaluations, required safety training and medical monitoring are current. Oversees provision of information to assist Department legal staff, Environmental Conservation Officers, prosecutors and Environmental Protection Agency staff to support alleged violations of State or federal pesticide laws, rules and regulations. Provide expert testimony in civil and criminal actions; represent the Department in emergency response activities associated with the outbreak of insect-borne diseases or disasters; develop and administer programs regarding bio-terrorism; recommend revisions to regulations and applicator examinations. Must hold Pesticide Applicators Certification.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements

+Minimum Qualifications for Provisional Appointments:

One year of permanent competitive service as a Pesticide Control Specialist 2 or Pesticide Control Specialist 2 (Spanish Language) and possession of a current Pesticide Applicator Certification.


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.

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. Use of personal protection equipment, including a respirator, will be required. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain and work in remote areas. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required.
Must be available for emergency response. Must successfully complete (or have completed) the 40 hour OSHA 1910.120 training course and all other required training. Must complete an annual Health and Safety Program including medical monitoring, fit testing, and 40 (or 8) hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 40 pounds.
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.