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Mineral Resources Specialist 3

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

Mineral Resources Specialist 3
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 15-00296
Application Due By 12/11/15
Title Mineral Resources Specialist 3
Location: City DEC Division/Bureau Albany
Central Office
Mineral Resources/Resource Development & Reclamation
$71,309 - $90,020 Effective 04/14
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Permanent
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
Duties/Responsibilities As a Mineral Resources Specialist 3, you may supervise subordinates; perform complex mineral resources analysis/studies; evaluate suitability of reservoirs for underground gas storage; analyze secondary and tertiary recovery methods for environmental and technical suitability; prepare and present testimony as State's witness at public hearings and in court proceedings; assist in public information/intergovernmental relations requirements; assist in management and enhancement of program-related computerized information management services; be responsible for onshore leasing programs; and evaluate new or modified techniques and facilities to determine technical and environmental acceptability. You would assist your supervisor in setting priorities and scheduling work as well as act for the supervisor in his/her absence.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC

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 22 or higher and:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below;

Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 70.4 transfer eligibles): bachelor's or higher level degree in geology, engineering, petroleum engineering, geochemistry, geophysics, or geosciences. In addition, you must have had three years of professional-level experience in drilling, development, or production for oil, gas, solution mining, or underground gas storage. Note: Experience in the drilling, development, and production of water wells is NOT qualifying experience.

If there is a viable promotion examination eligible list (three acceptors) for this position, candidates who qualify based on 70.4 transfer cannot be considered.

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. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain, work in remote areas and work in adverse weather conditions. Travel, overtime, and overnight 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.