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Professional Engineer 1 (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 1 (Environmental)
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 18-301
Application Due By 06/01/2018
Title Professional Engineer 1 (Environmental)
Location: City
DEC Region
Central Office
Environmental Remediation/Remedial Bureau B
$77,187 - $97,448 Effective 4/2018
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 Serve as Senior Project Manager for Brownfield Cleanup Program, State Superfund, Environmental Restoration Program Sites. Responsibilities include manage workplan development, investigation, design, remediation and site management phases of complex projects. This includes the review and evaluation of work plans, remedial investigation reports, feasibility studies, design reports, construction plans and specifications, site management plans and Final Engineering reports to ensure conformance with current Department remedial technology, regulations, standards and policies, as well as professional engineering standards. Provide technical direction, oversight, and management for consultant projects, approve budgets and manage budget compliance during project implementation. Prepare and respond to written correspondence, make public presentations, and interact with the public and interested community groups in relation to these projects. Coordinate projects with multiple divisions, regions and agencies. The candidate must juggle multiple responsibilities on several fast-paced and/or complex projects, so preference may be given to candidates with significant experience directly related to DER remedial programs. On occasion serve as section supervisor in the absence of the permanent section supervisor. 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 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.

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 one year of engineering experience in sanitary, public health or environmental engineering.

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.

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. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain, work in remote areas and 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


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.