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Environmental Program Specialist 1

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 1
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 18-483
Application Due By 09/28/2018
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:
$42,986 - $71,980 Effective 04/2018
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 EPS position will be located within the Division of Materials Management's Pollution Prevention Unit. The EPS will be the lead staff person for the implementation of the Household Cleansing Product Information Disclosure Program and support interagency green procurement and DEC sustainability work under Executive Order 4.

Duties related to Household Cleansing Product Information Disclosure Program:
  • Conduct outreach to entities required to disclose information under this program
  • Develop guidance material and templates that entities can use to comply with the disclosure requirements
  • Address questions that the Department receives on this program
  • Reviewing individual ingredient disclosures to assure compliance with program requirements
  • Preparing correspondence to cleaning product manufacturers to communicate deficiencies with their disclosures
  • Managing data and records associated with the program
  • Manage contract with the Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse to support the development of an on-line database of links to allow the public to easily navigate to information disclosed under the Household Cleansing Product Information Disclosure Program. This effort will entail:
    • Working with DEC staff and contractor to develop scope of work
    • Monitoring progress through review of written reporting and calls
    • Reviewing and commenting on deliverables.
    • Participating in IC2 calls/discussions
  • Briefing management on implementation and advising other agencies that are implementing program involving ingredient disclosure for consumer products.
Duties related to Executive Order 4 on Green Procurement and Agency Sustainability:
  • Develop guidance materials, conduct sites visits, waste audits, and/or other assistance to support sustainability at DEC campgrounds and other DEC facilities.
  • Conduct research associated with green considerations for various products that the State purchases. This may include research associated with specific impacts associated with chemicals/toxics in products, or general market research to identify the current status of green products in the market.
  • Lead interagency workgroups in the development of green specifications for product categories. This will include drafting scoping documents and actual specification language and frequently communicating and convening work group members to gather feedback on specification language.
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 an Environmental Program Specialist 1 (including trainees), Program Aide, Administrative Specialist 1, Biologist 1 (Aquatic), (Ecology), (Marine), (Wildlife), Public Participation Specialist 1, Environmental Analyst 1 and Trainee 1 & 2, 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 2, 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 eligible): Bachelor's or higher degree in Business Administration; Civil Engineering; Economics; Environmental Engineering; Environmental Planning; Environmental Science; Environmental Studies; Geography; Geological Engineering; Landscape Architecture; Natural Science; Physical Science; Planning; Public Administration; Public Policy Studies; Urban Planning; or Urban Studies.
Additional Comment Must have 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. Weekends and holidays 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.

18-486

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 1
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 18-486 (2 positions)
Application Due By 09/28/2018
Title Environmental Program Specialist 1; including Trainee 1 and Trainee 2 level
Location: City
DEC Region
Division/Bureau
Albany
Central Office
Environmental Remediation/Program Management & Technical Support
Salary:
Grade:
$42,986 - $71,980 Effective 04/2018
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 Bureau of Technical Support (Training & Technical Support Section)

Administer the Division's health and safety and training programs. The following tasks require a working knowledge of relevant state and federal statutes and regulations, DER Policies and Internal Guidance Procedures. Major tasks include:
  • Oversee DER's health and safety program, including writing policy and guidance consistent with DEC and Federal requirements, maintaining the internal web pages, and managing records to ensure staff are in compliance with the program.
  • Coordinate with the DEC Health and Safety Unit to provide staff with required medical monitoring, including maintaining rosters and scheduling appointments.
  • Provide staff with mandated OSHA training. Schedule and pay for initial training and certification. Coordinate with the DEC Health and Safety Unit for ongoing training, including maintaining rosters, developing and scheduling courses and tracking attendance. Process payment requests as necessary.
  • Coordinate with the DEC Training Office to obtain continuing education credits for technical training and provide logistical support for training provided to staff
Bureau of Program Management (BPM), Policy and Planning Section

Administer and assist stakeholders with policy, legislation, regulation and outreach. Candidate should possess good writing skills, clear communication skills and relevant IT experience. The following duties require a working knowledge of relevant statutes and regulations, DER Policies and Internal Guidance Procedures. Major tasks include:
  • Prepare and maintain DER's statistical information.
  • Manage DER Federal Grants, Internal Controls and Environmental Restoration (ERP) State Grants.
  • Assist with coordinating FOIL and records management activities for the Division and Bureau.
  • Produce and assist with drafting DER publications, briefing documents and various other written materials as needed by Division management.
  • Assist with the review of draft publications/web pages for accuracy and content prior to posting to ensure clear communication.
  • Prepare presentations and briefings.
  • Assist with maintaining public and internal web site.
  • Review proposed bills and coordinate comments.
  • Respond to inquiries from the public.
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 an Environmental Program Specialist 1 (including trainees), Program Aide, Administrative Specialist 1, Biologist 1 (Aquatic), (Ecology), (Marine), (Wildlife), Public Participation Specialist 1, Environmental Analyst 1 and Trainee 1 & 2, 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 2, 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 eligible): Bachelor's or higher degree in Business Administration; Civil Engineering; Economics; Environmental Engineering; Environmental Planning; Environmental Science; Environmental Studies; Geography; Geological Engineering; Landscape Architecture; Natural Science; Physical Science; Planning; Public Administration; Public Policy Studies; Urban Planning; or Urban Studies.
Additional Comment Must have 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.

18-487

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 1
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 18-487
Application Due By 09/28/2018
Title Environmental Program Specialist 1; including Trainee 1 and Trainee 2 level
Location: City
DEC Region
Division/Bureau
New Paltz
Region 3
Materials Management/Waste Reduction & Recycling
Salary:
Grade:
$42,986 - $71,980 Effective 04/2018
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 The selected candidate will be the Division's primary point of contact within the Bureau of Waste Reduction and Recycling (BWRR) for all questions related to waste reduction, reuse and recycling for multiple DEC Regions. Work will include interacting directly with municipal recycling coordinators, developing outreach materials for the agency, and participating in meetings, presenting at conferences, as well as developing seasonal public forums for Earth Day and New York Recycles promotions and other programs as required.

The selected candidate will work directly with Division management on updating the state solid waste management plan, which has been identified as an imperative Strategic Plan initiative. The selected candidate will also provide support for State mandates that the BWRR is responsible for including the Plastic Bag Reduction Law and the agency's sustainability efforts.

The selected candidate will maintain data accuracy and integrity and will generate documents, worksheets, reports, publications and other files as required.
The selected candidate will be required to work on assignments with considerable independence and to produce timely and professionally completed work.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The selected candidate will be responsible developing outreach materials and promotional programs for waste reduction, reuse and recycling education in the commercial, institutional, residential and public agency sectors across the state. The selected candidate will have a primary focus in Regions 2, 3 and 4 but will be working within a statewide team.

The selected candidate will be required to work with the public, materials management associations, schools, environmental groups, DEC regional staff and other entities to deliver the state's core initiatives for "top of the hierarchy" waste diversion measures identified in the state solid waste management plan.

The selected candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills, be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and publication software, have extensive social media and web knowledge, have research experience, and be comfortable with public speaking. Travel and work on nights and weekends will be required.
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 an Environmental Program Specialist 1 (including trainees), Program Aide, Administrative Specialist 1, Biologist 1 (Aquatic), (Ecology), (Marine), (Wildlife), Public Participation Specialist 1, Environmental Analyst 1 and Trainee 1 & 2, 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 2, 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 eligible): Bachelor's or higher degree in Business Administration; Civil Engineering; Economics; Environmental Engineering; Environmental Planning; Environmental Science; Environmental Studies; Geography; Geological Engineering; Landscape Architecture; Natural Science; Physical Science; Planning; Public Administration; Public Policy Studies; Urban Planning; or Urban Studies.
Additional Comment Must have 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. Weekends and holidays 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.

18-497

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 1
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 18-497
Application Due By 09/28/2018
Title Environmental Program Specialist 1; including Trainee 1 and Trainee 2 level
Location: City
DEC Region
Division/Bureau
Avon
Region 8
Water
Salary:
Grade:
$42,986 - $71,980 Effective 04/2018
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 Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Perform Community Assistance Visits (audits) to communities and provide technical assistance.
  • Perform Community Assistance Calls (CACs) with communities and provide technical assistance.
  • Perform Technical Assistance Calls (TACs) to support communities and provide technical assistance.
  • Assist and review changes to the FEMA maps that FEMA seeks or that individual property owners seek.
  • Provide Training to communities and the public.
  • Input data from all above activities into FEMAs national database.
  • Coordinate with and support Regional staff.
  • Assist other State agencies in complying with Part 502 floodplain management requirements.
  • Provide technical assistance to other State agencies with respect to the new CRRA guidance.
  • Support the other programs within the HUB, including Coastal Erosion Management, Flood Protection, and Dam Safety.
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 an Environmental Program Specialist 1 (including trainees), Program Aide, Administrative Specialist 1, Biologist 1 (Aquatic), (Ecology), (Marine), (Wildlife), Public Participation Specialist 1, Environmental Analyst 1 and Trainee 1 & 2, 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 2, 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 eligible): Bachelor's or higher degree in Business Administration; Civil Engineering; Economics; Environmental Engineering; Environmental Planning; Environmental Science; Environmental Studies; Geography; Geological Engineering; Landscape Architecture; Natural Science; Physical Science; Planning; Public Administration; Public Policy Studies; Urban Planning; or Urban Studies.
Additional Comment 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 overnight travel may be required. Overtime may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be available for emergency response. Must be available to respond to after-hours 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: 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.