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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 qualification.

Environmental Engineer 3
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 15-00213
Application Due By 7/17/15
Title Environmental Engineer 3
Location: City
DEC Division/Bureau
Central Office
Environmental Remediation/Remedial Bureau B
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)

Supervise a Remedial Section in Remedial Bureau B, consisting of 5-7 project managers, with the vast majority of the work being done in DEC Region 2 (NYC) Perform administrative duties regarding time and attendance, travel, budgeting and evaluations. Provide direction and guidance to staff to ensure compliance with Department policy, as well as technical guidance and direction regarding priorities. Distribute and manage workload for the Section. Prepare annual work plans. Communicate with and represent the Department to outside groups, local governments, and other agencies. Communicate with the public, consultants, contractors and regulated community in a positive and productive manner. Review, negotiate, and ensure technical adequacy and consistency of proposed remedial investigations, work plans, and remedial measures for listed inactive hazardous waste disposal sites(State Superfund Program), Voluntary Cleanup Program sites, and Brownfield Cleanup Program sites. Negotiate and/or review and approve proposed investigation and cleanup orders/agreements pursuant to the State Superfund, Voluntary Cleanup, and Brownfield Cleanup Programs. Ensure compliance with those orders/agreements. Utilize, maintain, and secure equipment assigned to the program. Additional duties to be discussed during interview.

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 a 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. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain, work in remote areas and work in adverse weather conditions. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required. 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.