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Environmental Engineer 1/Environmental Engineer

Applications accepted from current State employees, former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement and 55-b/c candidates. You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Environmental Engineer 1 / Environmental Engineer
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *16-00276
Application Due By 09/30/2016
Title Environmental Engineer 1 / Environmental Engineer
Location: City
DEC
Division/Bureau

Stony Brook
Region 1
Environmental Remediation/Oil Spills

Salary:
Grade:
$45,257- $74,986 Effective April 2015
20/15 Salary and appointment level is dependent upon the qualifications of the candidate
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 Respond during workday and after-hours to petroleum and chemical spills, and emergency incidents, as required/directed. Complete detailed inspection report while on-site and update spills database in a timely manner. Ensure proper cleanup is completed. Retain State hired contractors where appropriate for Petroleum/HazMat spill cleanup. Review and evaluate investigative reports, remedial action plans and spill closure reports for completeness and accuracy. Collect evidence to identify source, cause and responsible parties for spills. Provide general guidance regarding proper cleanup procedures, transport and disposal of spill debris.

Provide direct oversight of State hired petroleum spill cleanup contractors. Review payment applications for State hire petroleum spill cleanup contractors and submit to Central Office in a prompt manner. Prepare Investigative Summary Reports (ISR), for cost recovery in a prompt, complete and thorough manner. Assist Comptroller's and Attorney General's office with cost recovery as needed.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills required to communicate with the regulated public, other emergency response personnel, regional staff and central office staff.
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 and would qualify for transfer.
or
Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 13 or higher and either:
Transfer eligible under 70.1 - Permanent Competitive service as a Jr. Engineer, Asst. Sanitary Engineer or Environmental Engineer Civil 1.
or
Transfer eligible under 70.4 - Meet the open competitive minimum qualifications (see below)

55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications (see below) and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.

Open Competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55 b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles):
  1. bachelor's or higher level degree in environmental engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering, geotechnical engineering, geological engineering, or sanitary engineering.
    or
  2. a bachelor's or higher-level degree in engineering supplemented by or including a minimum of one course in four of the following categories totaling at least 12 semester credit hours: water and wastewater engineering, stream and estuarine analysis, limnology, solid waste engineering, groundwater and wastewater hydrology, industrial waste treatment, physical chemical waste treatment, hazardous waste management, environmental lab, environmental engineering design, air pollution control, groundwater hydrology, hydraulic engineering, or water supply engineering; and a minimum of one course in two of the following categories totaling at least 6 semester credit hours: organic chemistry, soil mechanics, geology, environmental impact analysis, environmental law, radiological engineering, safety in engineering practice, public health/sanitation, toxicology, environmental planning and land use, or fluid mechanics. If you qualify under this option, you must submit your transcript for evaluation with your application.
If appointed to the Environmental Engineer (Grade 15) position, upon successful completion of one year of state service and passing the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination which is Part A of the Professional Engineering Licensure examination, you will be advanced to the Grade 20 level of the engineering series without further testing. Retention in this this position will be contingent upon obtaining Part A within the first year of employment.

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.

To get on the continuous recruitment examination eligible list for either the Environmental Engineer 1 or Environmental Engineer, 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. If you have questions on the examination, please e-mail us at: personnel@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 negotiate difficult terrain, work in remote areas and work in adverse weather conditions. Travel and overtime travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be available for emergency response. Must be 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 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

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.

16-00286

Applications accepted from current State employees, former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement and 55-b/c candidates. You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Environmental Engineer 1 / Environmental Engineer
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *16-00286
Application Due By 09/30/2016
Title Environmental Engineer 1 / Environmental Engineer
Location: City
DEC
Division/Bureau

Stony Brook
Region 1
Water

Salary:
Grade:
$45,257- $74,986 Effective April 2015
20/15 Salary and appointment level is dependent upon the qualifications of the candidate
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 Review SPDES and water withdrawal applications and write corresponding permits. Conduct field inspections at municipal, industrial, or private facilities. Monitor and track permit compliance, initiate and follow up on enforcement actions that may involve testifying in administrative hearings or court, initiate field investigation & response to complaints (must be able to communicate effectively and convey specific factual information verbally and in writing); organize and analyze data, identify important findings and provide sound recommendation, and write/edit reports; many varied computer tasks; many varied team tasks (must be able to maintain effective working relationships with others).

Assist with the development and review implementation of water conservation plans. Review, track and evaluate well sampling and pumpage data. Map new and historical water supply wells using Google earth and ArcMap GIS. Must be able to lift 50 lbs to access storm sewers, sanitary sewers or other obstructed areas in order to obtain water samples or photo and be able to carry up to 5 gallons of stream/waste water or soil samples at field locations for a short distance.
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 and would qualify for transfer.
or
Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 13 or higher and either:
Transfer eligible under 70.1 - Permanent Competitive service as a Jr. Engineer, Asst. Sanitary Engineer or Environmental Engineer Civil 1.
or
Transfer eligible under 70.4 - Meet the open competitive minimum qualifications (see below)

55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications (see below) and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.

Open Competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55 b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles):
  1. bachelor's or higher level degree in environmental engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering, geotechnical engineering, geological engineering, or sanitary engineering.
    or
  2. a bachelor's or higher-level degree in engineering supplemented by or including a minimum of one course in four of the following categories totaling at least 12 semester credit hours: water and wastewater engineering, stream and estuarine analysis, limnology, solid waste engineering, groundwater and wastewater hydrology, industrial waste treatment, physical chemical waste treatment, hazardous waste management, environmental lab, environmental engineering design, air pollution control, groundwater hydrology, hydraulic engineering, or water supply engineering; and a minimum of one course in two of the following categories totaling at least 6 semester credit hours: organic chemistry, soil mechanics, geology, environmental impact analysis, environmental law, radiological engineering, safety in engineering practice, public health/sanitation, toxicology, environmental planning and land use, or fluid mechanics. If you qualify under this option, you must submit your transcript for evaluation with your application.

If appointed to the Environmental Engineer (Grade 15) position, upon successful completion of one year of state service and passing the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination which is Part A of the Professional Engineering Licensure examination, you will be advanced to the Grade 20 level of the engineering series without further testing. Retention in this this position will be contingent upon obtaining Part A within the first year of employment.

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.

To get on the continuous recruitment examination eligible list for either the Environmental Engineer 1 or Environmental Engineer, 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. If you have questions on the examination, please e-mail us at: personnel@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, work in remote areas and 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. Must be comfortable working alone in various field assignments.
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.

16-00284

Applications accepted from current State employees, former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement and 55-b/c candidates. You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Environmental Engineer 1 / Environmental Engineer
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *16-00284
Application Due By 09/30/2016
Title Environmental Engineer 1 / Environmental Engineer
Location: City
DEC
Division/Bureau
Buffalo
Region 9
Water
Salary:
Grade:
$45,257- $74,986 Effective April 2015
20/15 Salary and appointment level is dependent upon the qualifications of the candidate
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 Primary duty will be regulation of Industrial and Municipal Wastewater SPDES permitted facilities. This position's duties will include, but are not limited to the following:
  1. review of municipal and industrial facility operational data, monitoring reports, compliance documents, etc. to ensure permit compliance and adherence to agency rules and regulations;
  2. draft, coordinate reviews, and issue SPDES permit applications, fact sheets, and facility permits;
  3. Conduct facility inspections, document inspections with written letters to facility, and implement appropriate follow up actions at Industrial and Municipal SPDES facilities;
  4. review proposals, engineering reports, plans and specs, and other certifications for Industrial and Municipal SPDES facilities, including collection systems;
  5. conduct and/or assist in response, including investigations and enforcement as necessary, to water quality related complaints from the public or other sources;
  6. assist DEC Division of Law Enforcement (DLE) in water quality related investigations;
  7. coordinate appropriate enforcement with DLE and Regional attorneys for SPDES permit and water quality violations;
  8. review and score competitive grant applications for annual Engineering Planning Grants, Water Quality Improvement Projects, etc; and
  9. review and approve payment requests, scope of work, and engineering reporting under grant programs.

In addition, the following qualifications are particularly critical for this position:

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Ability to relate well to the public and handle complaints and follow up activities;
  • Knowledge of wastewater treatment design and operations;
  • Ability to review engineering designs and plans in accordance with design standards;
  • Ability to problem solve both independently and with others in the absence of specific written policy/procedures;
  • Ability to independently travel and conduct inspections and complaint response;
  • Experience with standard office computer software;
  • Experience and willingness to work in the field, including under potentially adverse conditions
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 and would qualify for transfer.
or
Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 13 or higher and either:
Transfer eligible under 70.1 - Permanent Competitive service as a Jr. Engineer, Asst. Sanitary Engineer or Environmental Engineer Civil 1.
or
Transfer eligible under 70.4 - Meet the open competitive minimum qualifications (see below)

55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications (see below) and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.

Open Competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55 b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles):
  1. bachelor's or higher level degree in environmental engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering, geotechnical engineering, geological engineering, or sanitary engineering.
    or
  2. a bachelor's or higher-level degree in engineering supplemented by or including a minimum of one course in four of the following categories totaling at least 12 semester credit hours: water and wastewater engineering, stream and estuarine analysis, limnology, solid waste engineering, groundwater and wastewater hydrology, industrial waste treatment, physical chemical waste treatment, hazardous waste management, environmental lab, environmental engineering design, air pollution control, groundwater hydrology, hydraulic engineering, or water supply engineering; and a minimum of one course in two of the following categories totaling at least 6 semester credit hours: organic chemistry, soil mechanics, geology, environmental impact analysis, environmental law, radiological engineering, safety in engineering practice, public health/sanitation, toxicology, environmental planning and land use, or fluid mechanics. If you qualify under this option, you must submit your transcript for evaluation with your application.
If appointed to the Environmental Engineer (Grade 15) position, upon successful completion of one year of state service and passing the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination which is Part A of the Professional Engineering Licensure examination, you will be advanced to the Grade 20 level of the engineering series without further testing. Retention in this this position will be contingent upon obtaining Part A within the first year of employment.

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.

To get on the continuous recruitment examination eligible list for either the Environmental Engineer 1 or Environmental Engineer, 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. If you have questions on the examination, please e-mail us at: personnel@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 negotiate difficult terrain, work in remote areas and work in adverse weather conditions. Travel and overtime travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be available for emergency response. Must be 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 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

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.

16-00296

Applications accepted from current State employees, former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement and 55-b/c candidates. You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Environmental Engineer 1 / Environmental Engineer
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *16-00296
Application Due By 09/30/2016
Title Environmental Engineer 1 / Environmental Engineer
Location: City
DEC
Division/Bureau

Avon
Region 8
Environmental Remediation

Salary:
Grade:
$45,257- $74,986 Effective April 2015
20/15 Salary and appointment level is dependent upon the qualifications of the candidate
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
  1. Manage remediation projects for hazardous waste sites, including report review and approvals, oversight of fieldwork by consultants and contractors, citizen outreach, preparation of technical reports, and other activities in accordance with Division's remediation programs.
  2. Conduct field inspections and environmental sampling related to the investigation, classification, and remediation of inactive hazardous waste disposal sites.
  3. Attend meetings and present technical information to management, other state agencies, industry representatives, engineering consultants, interest groups and the public.
  4. Must be able to read and interpret regulations and technical documents, and communicate effectively and professionally with the public. Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  5. Additional duties to be discussed at interview.
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 and would qualify for transfer.
or
Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 13 or higher and either:
Transfer eligible under 70.1 - Permanent Competitive service as a Jr. Engineer, Asst. Sanitary Engineer or Environmental Engineer Civil 1.
or
Transfer eligible under 70.4 - Meet the open competitive minimum qualifications (see below)

55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications (see below) and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.

Open Competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55 b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles):
  1. bachelor's or higher level degree in environmental engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering, geotechnical engineering, geological engineering, or sanitary engineering.
    or
  2. a bachelor's or higher-level degree in engineering supplemented by or including a minimum of one course in four of the following categories totaling at least 12 semester credit hours: water and wastewater engineering, stream and estuarine analysis, limnology, solid waste engineering, groundwater and wastewater hydrology, industrial waste treatment, physical chemical waste treatment, hazardous waste management, environmental lab, environmental engineering design, air pollution control, groundwater hydrology, hydraulic engineering, or water supply engineering; and a minimum of one course in two of the following categories totaling at least 6 semester credit hours: organic chemistry, soil mechanics, geology, environmental impact analysis, environmental law, radiological engineering, safety in engineering practice, public health/sanitation, toxicology, environmental planning and land use, or fluid mechanics. If you qualify under this option, you must submit your transcript for evaluation with your application.

If appointed to the Environmental Engineer (Grade 15) position, upon successful completion of one year of state service and passing the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination which is Part A of the Professional Engineering Licensure examination, you will be advanced to the Grade 20 level of the engineering series without further testing. Retention in this this position will be contingent upon obtaining Part A within the first year of employment.

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.

To get on the continuous recruitment examination eligible list for either the Environmental Engineer 1 or Environmental Engineer, 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. If you have questions on the examination, please e-mail us at: personnel@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. 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.

16-00308

Applications accepted from current State employees, former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement and 55-b/c candidates. You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Environmental Engineer 1 / Environmental Engineer
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *16-00308
Application Due By 10/07/2016
Title Environmental Engineer 1 / Environmental Engineer
Location: City
DEC
Division/Bureau

Albany
Central Office
Environmental Remediation/Technical Support

Salary:
Grade:
$45,257- $74,986 Effective April 2015
20/15 Salary and appointment level is dependent upon the qualifications of the candidate
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 The candidate will be involved with the development and implementation of regulations within the Petroleum Bulk Storage, Chemical Bulk Storage, Major Oil Storage Facilities, Federal Underground Storage Tanks and Liquefied Natural Gas Programs. The primary requirements of this position are:
Apply an understanding of science and engineering to develop and/or review regulations, guidance documents, identify appropriate industry standards and evaluate their use in implementing the regulations. Manage multiple projects while meeting project deadlines. Evaluate facilities for compliance with all applicable or relevant regulations, standards, and guidance and where necessary work with regional staff in bringing appropriate enforcement actions including overseeing the development and execution of work plans to bring a facility into compliance. Provide technical support and clear communication both verbally and in writing to management, colleagues, outside professionals, and the regulated public on the regulations, standards and guidance. Any additional duties will be discussed at interview. Some travel will be required and the use of a respirator may be required during some field work.
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 and would qualify for transfer.
or
Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 13 or higher and either:
Transfer eligible under 70.1 - Permanent Competitive service as a Jr. Engineer, Asst. Sanitary Engineer or Environmental Engineer Civil 1.
or
Transfer eligible under 70.4 - Meet the open competitive minimum qualifications (see below)

55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications (see below) and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.

Open Competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55 b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles):
  1. bachelor's or higher level degree in environmental engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering, geotechnical engineering, geological engineering, or sanitary engineering.
    or
  2. a bachelor's or higher-level degree in engineering supplemented by or including a minimum of one course in four of the following categories totaling at least 12 semester credit hours: water and wastewater engineering, stream and estuarine analysis, limnology, solid waste engineering, groundwater and wastewater hydrology, industrial waste treatment, physical chemical waste treatment, hazardous waste management, environmental lab, environmental engineering design, air pollution control, groundwater hydrology, hydraulic engineering, or water supply engineering; and a minimum of one course in two of the following categories totaling at least 6 semester credit hours: organic chemistry, soil mechanics, geology, environmental impact analysis, environmental law, radiological engineering, safety in engineering practice, public health/sanitation, toxicology, environmental planning and land use, or fluid mechanics. If you qualify under this option, you must submit your transcript for evaluation with your application.
If appointed to the Environmental Engineer (Grade 15) position, upon successful completion of one year of state service and passing the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination which is Part A of the Professional Engineering Licensure examination, you will be advanced to the Grade 20 level of the engineering series without further testing. Retention in this this position will be contingent upon obtaining Part A within the first year of employment.

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.

To get on the continuous recruitment examination eligible list for either the Environmental Engineer 1 or Environmental Engineer, 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. If you have questions on the examination, please e-mail us at: personnel@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. 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.

16-00309

Applications accepted from current State employees, former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement and 55-b/c candidates. You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Environmental Engineer 1 / Environmental Engineer
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *16-00309
Application Due By 10/07/2016
Title Environmental Engineer 1 / Environmental Engineer
Location: City
DEC
Division/Bureau

Albany
Central Office
Water/Flood Protection

Salary:
Grade:
$45,257- $74,986 Effective April 2015
20/15 Salary and appointment level is dependent upon the qualifications of the candidate
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

Perform duties as a project manager for various state/federal sponsored coastal projects.

Essential Functions:

1. Provide technical review for US Army Corp of Engineers (ACOE) coastal projects. Review DEC permit applications and assist with permit oversight.

2. Assist ACOE with annual inspections of completed coastal projects.

3. Oversee development, execution and administration of state contracts dealing with coastal projects with both the ACOE and local government sponsors for ACOE projects. Monitor expenditure of state funds. Assist in obtaining necessary real estate to build projects.

4. Provide technical assistance with review of Coastal Erosion Hazard Area (CEHA) permit applications and variances, and provide permit oversight as requested by regional offices for municipal programs that are administered by the state.

5. Review and comment on local municipal CEHA laws for consistency with state laws and regulations for municipalities that administer their own CEHA program. Conduct an annual review of all locally administered CEHA programs and organize/participate in Community Assistance Visits (CAVs).

6. Address inquiries, complaints and issues raised by the regional offices, the public and municipalities about CEHA issues. Provide CEHA maps as requested to the public.

7. Assist with enforcement for the CEHA program.

8. Assist with the rewriting of the CEHA regulations, 6NYCRR Part 505.

9. Assist with the re-mapping of the State's CEHA maps, including speaking at public information sessions.

10. Participate with other state agencies and on various Department and Division initiatives and task forces as assigned. Assist the Dam Safety, Flood Control and Floodplain Management Sections in the Bureau as necessary.

11. Must be proficient with Arc GIS software.

12. Must be proficient at making public presentations and speaking with citizens one-on-one.

13. Must have a valid driver's license or be able to meet the transportation needs of the position and be willing to do multiple night overnight travel from Montauk to Lake Erie.

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 and would qualify for transfer.
or
Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 13 or higher and either:
Transfer eligible under 70.1 - Permanent Competitive service as a Jr. Engineer, Asst. Sanitary Engineer or Environmental Engineer Civil 1.
or
Transfer eligible under 70.4 - Meet the open competitive minimum qualifications (see below)

55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications (see below) and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.

Open Competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55 b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles):
  1. bachelor's or higher level degree in environmental engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering, geotechnical engineering, geological engineering, or sanitary engineering.
    or
  2. a bachelor's or higher-level degree in engineering supplemented by or including a minimum of one course in four of the following categories totaling at least 12 semester credit hours: water and wastewater engineering, stream and estuarine analysis, limnology, solid waste engineering, groundwater and wastewater hydrology, industrial waste treatment, physical chemical waste treatment, hazardous waste management, environmental lab, environmental engineering design, air pollution control, groundwater hydrology, hydraulic engineering, or water supply engineering; and a minimum of one course in two of the following categories totaling at least 6 semester credit hours: organic chemistry, soil mechanics, geology, environmental impact analysis, environmental law, radiological engineering, safety in engineering practice, public health/sanitation, toxicology, environmental planning and land use, or fluid mechanics. If you qualify under this option, you must submit your transcript for evaluation with your application.
If appointed to the Environmental Engineer (Grade 15) position, upon successful completion of one year of state service and passing the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination which is Part A of the Professional Engineering Licensure examination, you will be advanced to the Grade 20 level of the engineering series without further testing. Retention in this this position will be contingent upon obtaining Part A within the first year of employment.

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.

To get on the continuous recruitment examination eligible list for either the Environmental Engineer 1 or Environmental Engineer, 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. If you have questions on the examination, please e-mail us at: personnel@dec.ny.gov
Additional Comments Must have valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required.
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.

16-00310

Applications accepted from current State employees, former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement and 55-b/c candidates. You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Environmental Engineer 1 / Environmental Engineer
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *16-00310
Application Due By 10/07/2016
Title Environmental Engineer 1 / Environmental Engineer
Location: City
DEC
Division/Bureau

Albany
Central Office
Water/Water Permits

Salary:
Grade:
$45,257- $74,986 Effective April 2015
20/15 Salary and appointment level is dependent upon the qualifications of the candidate
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

1. Apply knowledge of the Clean Water Act and the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination (SPDES) permit program in developing stormwater general permits

2. Develop General SPDES Permits for stormwater discharges that are consistent with EPA and state regulations and guidance.

3. Develop engineering design standards for stormwater pollution controls.

4. Prepare effective written communication including: Division of Water guidance, monthly reports, memos to DEC staff and letters to other agencies and outside parties.'

5. Review watershed improvement strategy plans and annual reports submitted by regulated entities.

6. Provide training and outreach to those regulated by the stormwater permits and other important stakeholders.

7. Work effectively with those regulated by the stormwater permits and other important stakeholders.

8. Candidate must be able to work effectively in large group settings and venues including public presentation.

9. Will be required to develop a solid working knowledge of computer systems, including word processing, spreadsheets, geographic information systems, and ability to perform basic statistical analysis.

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 and would qualify for transfer.
or
Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 13 or higher and either:
Transfer eligible under 70.1 - Permanent Competitive service as a Jr. Engineer, Asst. Sanitary Engineer or Environmental Engineer Civil 1.
or
Transfer eligible under 70.4 - Meet the open competitive minimum qualifications (see below)

55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications (see below) and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.

Open Competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55 b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles):
  1. bachelor's or higher level degree in environmental engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering, geotechnical engineering, geological engineering, or sanitary engineering.
    or
  2. a bachelor's or higher-level degree in engineering supplemented by or including a minimum of one course in four of the following categories totaling at least 12 semester credit hours: water and wastewater engineering, stream and estuarine analysis, limnology, solid waste engineering, groundwater and wastewater hydrology, industrial waste treatment, physical chemical waste treatment, hazardous waste management, environmental lab, environmental engineering design, air pollution control, groundwater hydrology, hydraulic engineering, or water supply engineering; and a minimum of one course in two of the following categories totaling at least 6 semester credit hours: organic chemistry, soil mechanics, geology, environmental impact analysis, environmental law, radiological engineering, safety in engineering practice, public health/sanitation, toxicology, environmental planning and land use, or fluid mechanics. If you qualify under this option, you must submit your transcript for evaluation with your application.
If appointed to the Environmental Engineer (Grade 15) position, upon successful completion of one year of state service and passing the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination which is Part A of the Professional Engineering Licensure examination, you will be advanced to the Grade 20 level of the engineering series without further testing. Retention in this this position will be contingent upon obtaining Part A within the first year of employment.

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.

To get on the continuous recruitment examination eligible list for either the Environmental Engineer 1 or Environmental Engineer, 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. If you have questions on the examination, please e-mail us at: personnel@dec.ny.gov
Additional Comments

Must have valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required.

Preferred Qualifications: Possess strong written and oral communication skills.

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.