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Environmental Program Specialist 2

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 2
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 18-611
Application Due By 11/23/2018
Title Environmental Program Specialist 2
Location: City
DEC Region Division/Bureau
Ray Brook
Region 5
Water
Salary:
Grade:
$73,284 - $92,693 Effective 04/2018
23
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
  • Perform detailed technical reviews of reports, plans, and specifications for the construction of the numerous wastewater infrastructure projects for conformance with applicable design standards.
  • Monitor and inspect wastewater treatment plants and collection systems to ensure compliance.
  • Draft and review SPDES permits.
  • Administer the construction stormwater program, including performing inspections, SWPPP report review for conformance with DEC Design Standards, and compliance activities.
  • Prepare notices of violation and legal referrals for formal enforcement actions. Participate in legal proceedings.
  • Handle projects with complex or visible issues.
  • Respond to citizen complaints and emergency incidents, which may include working overtime and afterhours.
  • Train and mentor junior staff.
  • Administer grants. Review grant applications, work plans, budgets, applications for payment, etc., and monitor the implementation of funded projects.
  • Conduct water quality sampling.
  • Coordinate activities with interested stakeholders. Participate in meetings with the regulated community and general public.
  • Effectively communicate issues through verbal and written communication in a timely manner. Provide an appropriate recommended path forward while seeking and following guidance rendered by upper management.
Minimum Qualifications

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

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.
or

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, Public Participation Specialist 2 & 3, Environmental Analyst 2, Program Research Specialist 3 PH, Sanitary Construction Inspector 3.
Additional Comments Must have 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 in adverse weather conditions. Travel and overtime may be required. Must be available for emergency response.
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.

18-588

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 2
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 18-588
Application Due By 11/23/2018
Title Environmental Program Specialist 2
Location: City
DEC Region Division/Bureau
Albany
Central Office
Environmental Permits/Permit Information Management
Salary:
Grade:
$73,284 - $92,693 Effective 04/2018
23
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Contingent Permanent
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
Duties/Responsibilities The primary duties of the candidate would consist of information management activities as they relate to the efficiency and quality of the Division's environmental permitting functions. Duties would include the development of permit information systems and tools; systems maintenance and support; maintaining and improving data quality; and managing and maintaining the Division's various information repositories (website, ENB, sharepoint, EAF Mapper, etc.), as well as staff supervision. Preferred knowledge, skills, and experience include project management and demonstrated problem solving, and the ability to learn systems such as sharepoint, database systems (DART, DART Permit, eFind), GIS, as well as the basics of our UPA and SEQR permitting processes.
Minimum Qualifications

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

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.
or

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, Public Participation Specialist 2 & 3, Environmental Analyst 2, Program Research Specialist 3 PH, Sanitary Construction Inspector 3.
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.
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.