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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 qualification.

Environmental Program Specialist 2
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Posting Specific Information
Control Number 16-0099
Application Due By 4/29/16
Title Environmental Program Specialist 2
Location: City DEC Region Division/Bureau Albany
Central Office
Management & Budget/Contract & Grant Development
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 The position will be within the Bureau of Contract & Grant Development, which is responsible for assisting DEC staff with their procurement needs, including the procurement of services and commodities as well as the awarding of state assistance contracts. The bureau also includes the MWBE program which encourages the utilization of minority and women owned business enterprises with DEC's contracts and grants. This position will oversee the procurement of a variety of contractual agreements, including but not limited to, commodities, services, construction, revenue, and those involving other state agencies and governmental entities. This includes supervising and mentoring other bureau members and assisting Department staff and contractors with navigating the state's procurement process through training opportunities, guidance documents and meetings. In addition, the position will also include and oversee staff's interactions with the Department's control agencies (the NYS Office of the Attorney General and Office of the State Comptroller) to seek their advice and assistance as well as respond to their questions during contract review and approval.
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
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.