Applications accepted from current State employees and former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement. You must meet the minimum qualification.
|Posting Specific Information|
|Application Due By||7/10/15|
Lands & Forests
|$67,703- $85,636 Effective 4/2014
|Work Days||Mon. - Fri.|
|Employment Type||Permanent Budgeted Item|
|Bargaining Unit/MC||PS&T 05 (PEF)|
|Duties/Responsibilities||Responsible for the Division of Lands & Forests Programs in six CNY Counties, including the metropolitan areas of Syracuse, Oswego and Ithaca. Primary duties of the position are program administration and supervising the 10 forestry staff members to achieve the program goals in the State Forest and Private Lands Bureaus. The State Forest program includes the administration and management of over 60 State Forests and Unique Areas totaling approximately 100,000 acres. On average, the revenue generated by this office through the timber sales program is approximately $900,000-1,000,000 annually. The Private Lands program offers management advice to private landowners, administers federal cost-sharing programs and the Real Property Forest Tax Law program. The duties also include the management of the Cortland Forestry Office and administrative staff.|
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 21 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):
1) a bachelor's or higher-level degree in forestry from a college accredited by the Society of American Foresters (SAF) AND three years of professional-level forestry experience;
2: a bachelor's or higher-level degree, including or supplemented by 40 semester credit hours in forestry, which must have included at least one course in four or more of the following areas: silviculture, forest mensuration, forest protection, forest soil, dendrology, forest management, wilderness management, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), forest ecology, forest recreation, forest biology, or forest and wood products engineering AND three years of professional-level forestry experience. Please include a list of qualifying courses and the credit hours for each.
If there is a viable promotion examination eligible list 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 work in remote areas and work in adverse weather conditions. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required. Weekends and holidays 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
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.