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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
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 18-015
Application Due By 02/02/2018
Title Professional Engineer 1 (Environmental)
Location: City
DEC Region
Central Office
Air Resources
$75,674 - $95,534 Effective 4/2017
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 1 (Environmental) with the Bureau of Air Quality Surveillance will serve as the supervisor of the air monitoring sites in regions 7, 8 and 9. The primary responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following tasks:
  • Supervise the air monitoring field staff in regions 7, 8 and 9
  • Ensure that the Quality Assurance Project Plan is implemented at all stations
  • Perform independent field audits and inspections throughout the air monitoring system
  • Perform engineering review of air monitoring data collected in the assigned regions
  • Develop maintenance and standard operating procedures for air monitoring instrumentation
  • Design and supervise operations of special monitoring projects statewide
  • Train staff in the operation of new equipment
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 engineeing 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 be able to supervise the work of subordinate employees, interact professionally with co-workers and supervisors, and work collaboratively in team settings.
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have excellent technical skills.
  • Must possess and apply knowledge of required technical computer programs.
  • Must be able to prepare accurate, well written reports.
  • Must have valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position.
  • Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions.
  • Travel, overtime and overnight travel may be required.
  • Must be able to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds.
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.