Applications accepted from current State employees, former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement and 55-b/c candidates. You must meet the minimum qualification.
|Posting Specific Information|
|Application Due By||8/29/14|
|Location: City DEC Region Division/Bureau||East Setauket
Fish, Wildlife& Marine Resources/Marine Resources
|$33,306 - $40,936 (Effective 4/2014)
|Work Days||Mon. - Fri.|
|Employment Type||Permanent Budgeted Item|
|Appointment Type||Contingent Permanent/Provisional+|
|Bargaining Unit/MC||CSEA 04|
|Duties/Responsibilities||Perform microbiological analysis of 13,000+ water and 300 shellfish (clams, oysters, mussels and scallops) samples collected annually during sanitary surveys in over 1 million acres of certified, conditional and seasonally certified shellfishing areas; prepare media, cultures, reagents, stains, solutions and glassware; employ various pipetting techniques; utilize microscope skills; manage inventory; write standard operating procedures (SOPs); assist in lab examination to detect and quantify fecal coliform bacteria, marine biotoxins and harmful algae, Bacteriophage and Vibrio parahaemolyticus in water, shellfish and related samples used by DEC to properly classify shellfish harvesting areas to protect public health. FDA compliance requires strict recordkeeping; annual participation in two proficiencies; equipment operation, maintenance, repair and calibration; strict aseptic technique when shucking shellfish samples; ability to perform various combinations of serial dilutions; demonstration of program knowledge and skills during FDA laboratory certification evaluations; follow standard operating procedures (SOPs).|
Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
+ Minimum Qualifications for Provisional Appointments:
1. Satisfactory Completion of 60 semester credit hours of college coursework which includes at least 18 semester credit hours in biology, chemistry, physics, health science or science technology; OR
3. Satisfactory equivalent combination of options 1 and 2, equaling 2 years. College study will be credited in six-month segments, with 15 semester credit hours equaling six months. Credits must include at least 18 semester credit hours in biology, chemistry, physics, health science, or science technology.
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 7 or higher and either:
Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles):
|Additional Comments||Must have a valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 40 pounds.
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
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.