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Environmental Program Specialist 2

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

Environmental Program Specialist 2
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Posting Specific Information
Control Number 17-062
Application Due By 03/03/2017
Title Environmental Program Specialist 2
Location: City DEC Region Division/Bureau Albany
Central Office
Environmental Remediation/Program Management
$69,057 - $87,351 Effective April 2015
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)

This position is in the Contracts and Payments Section, Bureau of Program Management, Division of Environmental Remediation (DER). The incumbent's primary responsibility will be development, procurement, and management of DER's non-engineering standby contracts (Response, Investigation/Remediation, and Laboratory). The incumbent will also be responsible for procuring commodity and other non-standby services contracts. Management of these contracts includes amending existing or procuring new contracts as necessary, addressing contractor performance issues, providing contract clarification, providing direction on the callout process, obtaining spending approvals, overseeing contractor payments processing, and preparing contract amendments as necessary. The incumbent will provide guidance on the appropriate use of existing contracts and on the development and procurement of new contracts/purchase orders, monitor contract compliance, and supervise subordinate staff.

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 21 or higher and:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as an Environmental Program Specialist 2, Citizen Participation Specialist 2 & 3, Environmental Analyst 2, Program Research Specialist 3 PH, Sanitary Construction Inspector 3.

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 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 25 pounds.

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


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.