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Professional Engineer 1 (Environmental)

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

Professional Engineer 1 (Environmental)
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 17-454
Application Due By 11/3/2017
Title Professional Engineer 1 (Environmental)
3 Positions
Location: City
DEC Region
Division/Bureau
Albany
Central Office
Environmental Remediation
Salary:
Grade:
$75,674 - $95,534 Effective 4/2017
24
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

Remedial Bureau E (1 position):
Professional Engineer responsible for oversight/management of remediation sites in the state lead remedial design or construction phase. Project management includes, review of site conditions and data to ensure remedial designs will be effective as well as constructability/biddability reviews, oversight of remedial consultants and contractors, and proficiency in all facets of procurement, claims management and defense. Duties include interaction and effective communication with construction contractors, property owners, the public and other governmental agencies. PM also is required to manage change orders involving time and/or money, approve and process payment applications, ensure adequate field inspection and perform contract closeout with final payment. This position requires an ability to manage multiple projects at the same time, prioritization of workload while still keeping abreast of all site engineering, contractual and administrative needs.

Remedial Bureau C (2 Positions):
Serve as a project manager for environmental remediation projects including site characterizations, remedial investigations, feasibility studies, remedial designs, remedial action, operation, maintenance & monitoring, and interim remedial measures. Projects can be in any of the Division's remedial programs including State Superfund, the Environmental Restoration Program, the Voluntary Cleanup Program, Petroleum Spills, the Municipal Assistance Program (Title 3), RCRA Corrective Action or Federal Superfund Projects. Candidate will prepare, or oversee the preparation of, project development documents including scope of work documents, work plans, standby consultant work assignments, budgets, schedules and contractor construction plans and will oversee associated field work. Travel, including overnight travel to job sites statewide will be required, but will generally constitute less than 20 percent of overall time.

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 22 or higher and either:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as an Environmental Engineer 2 Civil, Senior Sanitary Engineer. Additional qualifications may be required.
OR

Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below;

Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 70.4 transfer eligibles): a New York State Professional Engineer's license and current registration. AND Two years of full-time experience in professional environmental engineering*.
OR

possession of a professional engineer's license and current registration from a State or Territory of the United States by means of a 16-hour written licensing examination which is the equivalent of that given in New York State. Candidates appointed under this option must secure a New York State professional engineer's license and registration prior to appointment.
*Professional environmental engineering experience is defined as the application of engineering principles in identifying and solving engineering problems related to protecting and remediating air, land, and water resources.

If there is a viable promotion examination eligible list (three acceptors) for this position, candidates who qualify based on 70.4 transfer or under the 55-b/55-c options cannot be considered.

The following two links go to NYS Civil Service website.

To get on the continuous recruitment examination eligible list for the Environmental Engineer 2 Open Competitive eligible list or Environmental Engineer 2 Promotion eligible list, see the examination announcement on the Department of Civil Service website. Applying now may or may not get you considered for this opening, but we frequently have openings for this title. Questions on the examination? E-mail us at: PostingResponses@dec.ny.gov
Additional Comments

Must have valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain. Travel and overtime 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: PostingResponses@dec.ny.gov

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.


17-434

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

Professional Engineer 1 (Environmental)
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 17-434
Application Due By 10/27/2017
Title Professional Engineer 1 (Environmental)
Location: City
DEC Region
Division/Bureau
New Paltz
Region 3
Environmental Remediation
Salary:
Grade:
$75,674 - $95,534 Effective 4/2017
24
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

This position will work in all three (3) Bulk Storage programs and manage existing staff. The position will perform the majority of the Major Oil Storage Facility (MOSF, 12 inspections per year) licensed facility inspections and the Chemical Bulk Storage (CBS, 40 inspections per year) registered facility inspections, and manage the existing Petroleum Bulk Storage (PBS, 350 inspections per year) program staff and perform a portion of the PBS inspections.
Key duties include:

  • Conduct inspection of MOSF, CBS, and PBS facilities throughout the Region. Input inspection findings into electronic database, prepare inspection letters (i.e., NOVs), follow up on compliance issues for all inspections performed by regional staff, and develop the enforcement referrals as warranted by those inspections.

  • Refer enforcement cases, including development of referrals, enforcement documents, and provide testimony at hearings and trials. Keep supervisor informed of all activities related to enforcement.

  • Maintain the Region 3 bulk storage database.

  • Supervise two or more technical staff who perform compliance inspections, including job assignments and review of documentation, Performance Programs, and time sheets.

  • Training for new position will involve reviewing application forms and testing reports, and processing and filing complete application forms and other documents submitted by the regulated community to demonstrate compliance with the various bulk storage programs.

  • Prepare MOSF license renewals for issuance based on compliance and spill history, that will then be signed and issued by supervisor.

  • Position shall update supervisor frequently regarding work plan goals and activities of the Bulk Storage programs.

  • Provide outreach to the general public and the universe of regulated facilities in the form of answering phone call questions, email questions regarding the regulations, and participating in technical training opportunities where they arise.

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 22 or higher and either:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as an Environmental Engineer 2 Civil, Senior Sanitary Engineer. Additional qualifications may be required.
OR

Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below;

Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 70.4 transfer eligibles): a New York State Professional Engineer's license and current registration. AND Two years of full-time experience in professional environmental engineering*.
OR

possession of a professional engineer's license and current registration from a State or Territory of the United States by means of a 16-hour written licensing examination which is the equivalent of that given in New York State. Candidates appointed under this option must secure a New York State professional engineer's license and registration prior to appointment.
*Professional environmental engineering experience is defined as the application of engineering principles in identifying and solving engineering problems related to protecting and remediating air, land, and water resources.

If there is a viable promotion examination eligible list (three acceptors) for this position, candidates who qualify based on 70.4 transfer or under the 55-b/55-c options cannot be considered.

The following two links go to NYS Civil Service website.

To get on the continuous recruitment examination eligible list for the Environmental Engineer 2 Open Competitive eligible list or Environmental Engineer 2 Promotion eligible list, see the examination announcement on the Department of Civil Service website. Applying now may or may not get you considered for this opening, but we frequently have openings for this title. Questions on the examination? E-mail us at: PostingResponses@dec.ny.gov
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 work in adverse weather conditions. Overtime may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be available for emergency response. Must have 40-hour hazmat course and annual refresher.

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 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.