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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
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 15-00294
Application Due By 12/4/15
Title Environmental Engineer 3
Location: City
DEC Division/Bureau
Region 4
Environmental Remediation
$83,493 - $102,838 (Effective 4/2014)
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 --Supervise regional spill response program and PBS/CBS/MOSF.
--Ensure prompt and appropriate response to emergencies, including petroleum and hazardous materials spills.
--Manage compliance by planning inspections and enforcement where appropriate.
--Perform administrative duties regarding time & attendance, travel, budgeting, FOIL, evaluations, etc.
--Provide direction and guidance to staff toward compliance with Department regulation, law, policy and guidance.
--Prepare annual work plans and provide clear direction to staff regarding priorities. Delegate and assign work equitably,
effectively and promptly. Meet regularly as a group and individually. Provide technical guidance and direction to staff.
--Respond to inquires in a timely manner. Keep Regional Engineer informed on high profile projects through verbal and written
--Coordinate with other DEC programs, regions and other state, Federal and local agencies.
--Manage resources effectively. Inventory and secure equipment. Ensure adherence to established health & safety procedures.
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 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.

Communicate with other Divisions, Bureaus within DEC, as well as other States, State and federal agencies and interested parties on SIPs, rulemakings and potential control measures. As necessary, draft comments on federal initiatives that relate to the duties described above.
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 a respirator, will be required. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be available for emergency response and available to respond to after- hour's emergencies. Must provide 24 hour response on a rotational basis and work during normal business hours.
Must successfully complete (or have completed) the 40 hour OSHA 1910.120 training course and all other required training.
Must complete an annual Health and Safety Program including medical monitoring, fit testing, and 40 (or 8) hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification.
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: personnel@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.