Pesticide Control Specialist 1
Applications accepted from current State employees, former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement and 55-b/c candidates. You must meet the minimum qualifications.
|Posting Specific Information|
|Application Due By||7/1/16|
|Title||Pesticide Control Specialist 1, including Pesticide Control Specialist Trainee 1 and Pesticide Control Specialist Trainee 2|
|Location: City DEC Region Division/Bureau||Stony Brook
|$39,713 - $66,494 Effective 04/2014
18/13/14 Salary and appointment level dependent upon qualifications of candidate
|Work Days||Mon. - Fri.|
|Employment Type||Permanent Budgeted Item|
|Appointment Type||Contingent Permanent/Provisional+|
|Bargaining Unit/MC||PS&T 05 (PEF)|
|Duties/Responsibilities||Conduct inspections and investigations relating to pesticide-related activities; prepare reports,
memos and letters; testify at administrative and criminal enforcement proceedings; administer certification examinations; monitor recertification training programs; process applications for certification exams and aquatic pesticide permits; provide public speaking, outreach and compliance assistance regarding federal and NYS pesticide laws, rules and regulations; and collect evidence and samples. Must obtain NYSDEC Pesticide Certification. Will be required to communicate clearly and effectively with the public and co-workers in person, on the telephone, and in writing.
Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
+Minimum Qualifications for Provisional Appointments:
A bachelor's or higher-level degree in agronomy, agriculture, agricultural engineering, animal science, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, entomology, environmental science, geology, environmental studies, natural resources, forestry, forest biology, aquatic biology, marine biology, wildlife biology, horticulture, botany, or plant pathology.
Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC
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.
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
Albany, New York 12233-5060
Fax: (518) 402-9038
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.