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Environmental Engineer 4

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

Environmental Engineer 4
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Posting Specific Information
Control Number 16-00334
Application Due By 10/28/2016
Title Environmental Engineer 4
Location: City
DEC Region
Central Office
Environmental Remediation
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Contingent Permanent
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC Managerial/Confidential 06
Duties/Responsibilities The position requires the ability to manage multiple Division of Environmental Remediation (DER) programs (State Superfund, Brownfield Remediation Programs, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Spills), and assist in the development of policies or procedures relative to these programs. The Bureau Director must prepare an annual work plan and regularly assess progress toward work plan goals. The position requires management and oversight of four Remedial Program Sections in the Central Office, and close coordination with Region 2 and Region 4 DER staff. The position also requires close coordination with the NYC Office of Environmental Remediation (OER) staff on OER's local brownfield program. The Bureau Director must be able to work effectively with a variety of project stakeholders including representatives of other Department program divisions, other state agencies (e.g., NYSDOH), federal agencies (e.g., EPA) potentially responsible parties, outside consultants, community groups and residents, business associations, elected officials, and the media. The selected candidate will service in a shadow position until the current incumbent retires.
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 29/M3 or higher and:
Eligible for transfer under Section 52.6: Must have current or prior service in a title designated as 52.6 within two salary grades\one M grade of this position. To determine if your title is designated as 52.6 go to the Department of Civil Service website and search for your title under GOT-IT.

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 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


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.