Environmental Program Specialist 3 - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

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Environmental Program Specialist 3

Applications are being accepted from current state employees, those eligible for reinstatement based on prior permanent competitive service, and candidates on an eligible list for the position. Candidates on the eligible list for the position MUST include the list title and score received in a cover letter.

Environmental Program Specialist 3
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 18-421
Application Due By 08/17/2018
Title Environmental Program Specialist 3
Location: City
DEC Region
Central Office
Environmental Remediation/Program Management
$90,375 - $111,316 Effective 04/2018
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)

Supervise the Policy and Planning Section in the Bureau of Program Management and direct section staff in performing activities designed to facilitate implementation of the Division of Environmental Remediation's (DER) Programs. The candidate would perform administrative duties regarding time and attendance, travel, budgeting, managing staff activities and workload.

The Section Chief is responsible for providing direction and oversight for the various policy and planning activities the Section carries out for the Division including: legislation and regulatory development and coordination; managing DER federal and state grants; Annual Work Plan development and coordination; liaison for DER Internal Controls; outreach/citizen participation; policy/guidance development; and direct section staff in performing activities designed to facilitate implementation of DER's Programs. Additional responsibilities include GASB 49 Analysis; records management; FOIL coordination; web site development and coordination; data/IT coordination; program reporting; and preparing briefing documents, presentations, position papers and special reports as needed by executive management.

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 25 or higher and:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as a Chief Budgeting Analyst, Engineering Geologist 3, Environmental Analyst 3, Environmental Compliance Assistance Supervisor, Public Participation Specialist 4.
Additional Comments

Must have a valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Travel and overnight travel may be required. Overtime 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: PostingResponses@dec.ny.gov

Additional Notes:

If you are on an eligible list for this title, please state that information and your score in a cover letter.

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.