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Professional Engineer 2 (Environmental)

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

Professional Engineer 2 (Environmental)
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 17-052
Application Due By 02/24/2017
Title Professional Engineer 2 (Environmental)
Location: City
DEC Division/Bureau
Stony Brook
Region 1
Environmental Remediation
$85,163 - $104,895 (Effective 4/2015)
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 Manage the regional Spill Prevention and Response office and supervise the activities of its staff. Program elements include spill response and cleanup, petroleum remediation, bulk storage licensing/registration, inspections and enforcement; and contingency planning for significant spills and emergency events.
Ensure effective and prioritized response and remediation of spills which threaten Long Island's groundwater and other sensitive receptors. Approve spill fund expenditures for contractual work at State-funded cleanups and assist Spill Fund Administrator and Attorney General with cost recovery. Coordinate with other DEC programs and regions, and other state, federal and local agencies. Communicate with and represent DEC and the region to the public, agency representatives, consultants, contractors, and the regulated community. Effectively articulate information on DER's program, policies and actions.
Perform administrative duties and provide direction to staff regarding Department policies and guidance documents. Ensure compliance with Department health and safety procedures. Prepare annual work plans and manage resources and budgets efficiently. Provide information regarding program accomplishments, emerging issues, and high profile spills. May be required to lift spill response equipment or cleanup materials, such as boom or speedy dri.
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.

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. Use of personal protection equipment, including respirator, will be required. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain and work in remote areas and adverse weather conditions. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be available for emergency response. Must complete an annual Health and Safety Program including medical monitoring, fit testing, and 40 (or 8) hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds.
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.