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Professional Engineer 2 (Environmental)

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.

Professional Engineer 2 (Environmental)
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 18-667
Application Due By 12/28/2018
Title Professional Engineer 2 (Environmental)
Location: City
DEC Region
Region 4
Air Resources/Quality Assurance
$90,375 - $111,316 Effective 4/2018
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Contingent Permanent/Permanent
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
Duties/Responsibilities The Professional Engineer 2 (Environmental) assigned to the Bureau of Quality Assurance (BQA) Laboratory in Rensselaer will serve as Chief of the Ambient Air Monitoring Section and will be responsible for guaranteeing that air monitoring data generated by the New York State Ambient Air Monitoring Network is properly validated before it is transmitted to the USEPA for data modeling use and storage. This quality assurance function is required by law in the Clean Air Act and codified in the Federal Register. Primary responsibilities of the position include:
  • Management and supervision of the professional and technical staff and resources of the Ambient Air Monitoring Lab.
  • Serve as program's liaison with facility managers to address needed repairs or other issues that may require their attention.
  • Development and execution of work plans for the section.
  • Preparation and approval of travel plans and associated expenses for staff in support of monitoring audit activities and inspections.
  • Preparation and approval of all reports generated by the Lab including instrumentation documentation and certifications, audit and field reports, work plans and monthly reports.
  • Preparation and maintenance of various Quality Assurance Project Plans (QAPP's) to include new operating policies and procedures for operating monitoring instrumentation as new devices become available and older equipment is removed from service.
  • Administration of NY State and departmental budget and procurement policies for the Lab.
  • Processing all required purchases and maintain records of all Laboratory procurement activities.
Essential Functions:

  • Must possess good management and supervisory skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Capable of participating in the Division's work planning effort which requires good organization skills and working relationships.
  • Able to travel to meetings and outside conferences as required. Able to represent Bureau or Division at meetings, conferences and other public appearances.
  • Capable of dealing effectively with the general public, government and other outside entities.
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.
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 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.