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Environmental Program Specialist 1

Applications accepted from current State employees, former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement and 55-b/c candidates. You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Environmental Program Specialist 1
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *16-0027
Application Due By 2/26/16
Title Environmental Program Specialist 1; including Trainee 1 and Trainee 2 level
Location: City
DEC Region
Division/Bureau
Schenectady
Region 4
Environmental Permits
Salary:
Grade:
$39,713 - $66,494 Effective 4/2014
18/13/14 Salary and appointment level dependent upon qualifications of candidate.
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 Develop and maintain environmental permit data information systems and perform analysis of permit data; carry out small projects, including reviewing regulated activities in the Mined Land Reclamation and Protection of Waters permit programs; serve as a member of a project team to complete segments of larger, more complex projects such as administering the Mined Land Reclamation permit renewal process as an assistant to Environmental Analyst 2s; provide regulatory permit assistance and information to consultants, public officials and the regulated community.
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 11 or higher and either:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below;
or
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as a Environmental Program Specialist 1 (including trainees), Administrative Aide, Administrative Assistant, Agency Program Aide, Biologist 1 (Aquatic), (Ecology), (Marine), (Wildlife), Citizens Participation Specialist 1, Environmental Analyst 1 and trainee 2, Environmental Conservation Program Aide, Environmental Engineering Technician 2 & 3, Fish and Wildlife Technician 3, Legal Assistant 2, Mineral Resources Technician 2, Pesticide Control Specialist 1 & 2, Public Health Specialist 2 Environmental, Sanitary Construction Inspector 1 & 2 Senior Administrative Analyst, Senior Engineering Research Editor.

55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.

Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles): a bachelor's or higher level degree in environmental planning, environmental science, or environmental studies; geography; natural science; physical science; civil, environmental, or geological engineering; planning; public policy studies or public administration; landscape architecture; urban planning or urban studies; economics; or business administration.

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 Comment Must have a 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 available for emergency response and available to respond to after- hour's emergencies.
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: personnel@dec.ny.gov

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.

16-0037

Applications accepted from current State employees, former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement and 55-b/c candidates. You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Environmental Program Specialist 1
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *16-0037
Application Due By 2/26/16
Title Environmental Program Specialist 1; including Trainee 1 and Trainee 2 level
Location: City
DEC Region
Division/Bureau
Albany
Central Office
Management & Budget/Contract & Grant Development
Salary:
Grade:
$39,713 - $66,494 Effective 4/2014
18/13/14 Salary and appointment level dependent upon qualifications of candidate.
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 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 (grants). The Bureau also includes the MWBE program which encourages the utilization of minority and women owned business enterprises with DEC's contracts and grants. The position will entail a variety of responsibilities within the Bureau. Among the duties of the position will be handling insurance pertaining to DEC procurements. This includes assisting fellow Bureau members as well as other DEC staff in understanding the DEC's insurance requirements. The position will require the assessment of insurance documentation submitted by contractors to ensure they meet the requirements expressed in the procurement. The position will also require communication with contractors and/or their insurance agents as needed to explain DEC's insurance requirements and facilitate submission of appropriate insurance documentation. In addition to these insurance focused duties, this position will also participate in aspects of the procurement process to gain expertise and context in those areas of the Bureau's responsibilities.
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 11 or higher and either:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below;
or
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as a Environmental Program Specialist 1 (including trainees), Administrative Aide, Administrative Assistant, Agency Program Aide, Biologist 1 (Aquatic), (Ecology), (Marine), (Wildlife), Citizens Participation Specialist 1, Environmental Analyst 1 and trainee 2, Environmental Conservation Program Aide, Environmental Engineering Technician 2 & 3, Fish and Wildlife Technician 3, Legal Assistant 2, Mineral Resources Technician 2, Pesticide Control Specialist 1 & 2, Public Health Specialist 2 Environmental, Sanitary Construction Inspector 1 & 2 Senior Administrative Analyst, Senior Engineering Research Editor.

55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.

Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles): a bachelor's or higher level degree in environmental planning, environmental science, or environmental studies; geography; natural science; physical science; civil, environmental, or geological engineering; planning; public policy studies or public administration; landscape architecture; urban planning or urban studies; economics; or business administration.

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 Comment
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: personnel@dec.ny.gov

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.

16-0040

Applications accepted from current State employees, former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement and 55-b/c candidates. You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Environmental Program Specialist 1
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *16-0040
Application Due By 2/26/16
Title Environmental Program Specialist 1; including Trainee 1 and Trainee 2 level
Location: City
DEC Region
Division/Bureau
Albany
Central Office
Materials Management/Waste Reduction & Recycling
Salary:
Grade:
$39,713 - $66,494 Effective 4/2014
18/13/14 Salary and appointment level dependent upon qualifications of candidate.
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

• Assist with the various data management activities associated with the Department's product stewardship laws including: the Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act, the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Act and the Mercury Thermostat Collection Act. These activities include data input, data analysis and data verification.
• Help facilitate a smooth transition of e-waste data and information from the current system using Microsoft EXCEL spread sheets to the new web-based data management software solution system. Be responsible for the coordination and assessment/evaluation of registrations and annual reports received from manufacturers, collective organizations, collection sites, and consolidation/recycling facilities; content review, processing and handling the associated revenues generated through fees, penalties and surcharges collected under the program.
• Assist with future rulemaking activities associated with the three product stewardship laws including the drafting of regulation, creation of guidance materials and coordination of meetings and workshops with affected stakeholders.
• Help develop information and guidance on the technical and financial aspects of new product stewardship programs as well as facilitate discussion with various stakeholders to develop and implement strategies to further product stewardship initiatives and efforts across the state. Participate in the review and development of new product stewardship legislation.
• Assist with various report preparation activities, survey development, follow-up meeting facilitation with Agencies, data management, and report writing associated with the E-waste, Rechargeable Battery and Mercury Thermostat laws.
• Assist with outreach activities for the various stakeholders of the three product stewardship laws including the creation of detailed correspondence including written letters and guidance materials, development of web page information and providing information through the use of social media channels.
• Oversee and manage the programs shared e-mailboxes and provide clear technical and administrative assistance to callers.
• Conduct occasional site visits/inspections of entities participating in the various stewardship programs. These field visits/inspections may be coordinated with other central office or regional staff and would include collection sites and recycling facilities.
• Promote product stewardship programs across NYS through active participation in various environmental organizations such as the Product Stewardship Institute and the Electronic Recycling Coordination Clearinghouse, etc.
• Coordinate the Department's activities and participation in the State Electronics Challenge Program.


Essential Functions:

Effectively communicate and prepare written material; answer telephone and e-mail questions and provide technical assistance and guidance to the regulated community and public; able to interact effectively and professionally with the regulated community and general public; database management and manipulation; ability to get along with co-workers and supervisors and work in a team setting.

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 11 or higher and either:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below;
or
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as a Environmental Program Specialist 1 (including trainees), Administrative Aide, Administrative Assistant, Agency Program Aide, Biologist 1 (Aquatic), (Ecology), (Marine), (Wildlife), Citizens Participation Specialist 1, Environmental Analyst 1 and trainee 2, Environmental Conservation Program Aide, Environmental Engineering Technician 2 & 3, Fish and Wildlife Technician 3, Legal Assistant 2, Mineral Resources Technician 2, Pesticide Control Specialist 1 & 2, Public Health Specialist 2 Environmental, Sanitary Construction Inspector 1 & 2 Senior Administrative Analyst, Senior Engineering Research Editor.

55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.

Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles): a bachelor's or higher level degree in environmental planning, environmental science, or environmental studies; geography; natural science; physical science; civil, environmental, or geological engineering; planning; public policy studies or public administration; landscape architecture; urban planning or urban studies; economics; or business administration.

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 Comment Must have a valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain and work in adverse weather conditions. 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: personnel@dec.ny.gov

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.