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Environmental Engineer 3

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

Environmental Engineer 3
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 16-00374 (Previously posted as 16-00195)
Application Due By 12/09/2016
Title Environmental Engineer 3
Location: City
DEC Division/Bureau
Albany
Central Office
Materials Management/Permitting and Planning
Salary:
Grade:
$85,163 - $104,895 (Effective 4/2015)
27
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 of Environmental Engineer 3, located in Central Office in the Division of Materials Management, Solid Waste Management Facilities and Planning Section, will be responsible for the following:

  • Supervise section staff and oversee day-to-day activities. Manage staff in a manner that maximizes output while striving to maintain high morale and job satisfaction. Support official policies and programs through action and example, particularly in areas of time and attendance, performance evaluations, employee health and safety, and technical training and development.
  • Provide regulatory interpretations, permit pre-application advice, permit application review, permit condition recommendations, and operational and enforcement advice for landfills, municipal waste combustors, thermal treatment facilities, transfer stations, construction and demolitions debris processors, recyclables handling and recovery facilities, waste tire storage facilities, household hazardous waste collection events and storage facilities, and vehicle dismantling facilities.
  • Oversee the financial assurance program for solid waste management facilities and provide related support to regional and central office staff.
  • Implement the applicable portions of the State Solid Waste Management Plan.
  • Oversee the DMM's solid waste information management system (SWIMS) and the program's data processing, evaluation, and analysis program.
  • Oversee the local solid waste planning program. Review and approve local solid waste management plans, updates, modifications, compliance reports, and comprehensive recycling analyses.
  • Develop and maintain forms, reports, and guidance material for implementation of Part 360.
  • Maintain and revise regulations pertaining to solid waste management facilities managed by the section and local solid waste management planning.
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 25 or higher and:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as a an Associate Sanitary Engineer.

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

E-Mail: PostingResponses@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.

16-00375

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

Environmental Engineer 3
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 16-00375
Application Due By 12/09/2016
Title Environmental Engineer 3
Location: City
DEC Division/Bureau
Albany
Central Office
Water/Water Compliance
Salary:
Grade:
$85,163- $104,895 (Effective 4/2015)
27
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 Applied knowledge of the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permit program.

Ability to provide presentations to the public and regulated community in a variety of settings and forums.

Ensure that DEC and EPA meet their respective obligations under the DEC/EPA NPDES Enforcement Agreement.

Ensure that the Division of Water fulfills its EPA Performance Partnership Grant requirements for SPDES compliance assurance.

Prepare effective written communication including: Division of Water standard operating procedures and guidance, monthly reports, memoranda to regions and other DEC divisions, letters to the regulated community.

Work effectively with multi-disciplinary DEC team including permit writers, regional inspectors, and legal staff to ensure implementation of the Division of Water work plan.

Represent DEC as chair of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certification Governance Committee.

Supervise section staff, prepare performance programs, perform performance evaluations and ensure that section staff adhere to all DEC policies and procedures.

Prepare and present written and oral briefings to Division of Water and DEC management.

Serve as Acting Bureau Director when the Director is absent.
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 25 or higher and:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as a an Associate Sanitary Engineer.

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 Candidate must be willing to travel to all DEC regional offices.

Candidate must be willing to travel to EPA offices in New York City and Washington D.C.

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

E-Mail: PostingResponses@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. 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.

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.