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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 qualification.

Environmental Engineer 1 / Environmental Engineer
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *14-00144
Application Due By 9/19/14
Title Environmental Engineer 1 / Environmental Engineer
Location: City
DEC
Division/Bureau
Avon
Region 8
Environmental Remediation/Spills
Salary:
Grade:
$44,370- $73,519 (Effective April 2014)
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. Conduct comprehensive inspections of facilities for compliance from both the New York State Petroleum and Chemical Bulk Storage regulations and the Federal Underground Storage Tank Regulations.
2. Enforce Petroleum Bulk Storage and Chemical Bulk Storage Regulations and Article 17 of the New York State Environmental Conservation Law.
3. Complete administrative reports, public presentations and special projects as required. Assist Regional Spill Engineer with Regional Management Program tasks as assigned.
4. As program needs dictate, provide supervision of the Region 8 Bulk Storage program.
5. Respond during workday and after-hours to petroleum and chemical spills, emergency incidents and fishkills, as required/directed. Complete detailed inspection report while on-site and update spills database in a timely manner. Insure proper cleanup is completed. Retain State-hired contractors where appropriate for Petroleum/HazMat spill cleanup. Review and evaluate reports.
6. Follow-up oversight on active spills as assigned to insure proper cleanup. Collect evidence to identify the source, the cause and the responsible parties for spills. Provide general guidance regarding proper transport and disposal of spill debris.
7. Provide direct oversight of State-hired petroleum spill cleanup contractors. Payment applications for State-hired petroleum spill cleanup contractors are to be evaluated for accuracy and completeness, processed and submitted to Central Office in a prompt manner. Investigative Summary Reports (ISR), for cost recovery, are to be prepared in a prompt, complete and thorough manner.
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, environmental engineering technology, civil engineering, civil engineering technology, 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 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. Questions on the examination?& E-mail us at: dec.sm.personnel@dec.ny.gov
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. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be available for emergency response and 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 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: dec.sm.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.

*14-00145

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

Environmental Engineer 1 / Environmental Engineer
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *14-00145
Application Due By 9/26/14
Title Environmental Engineer 1 / Environmental Engineer
Location: City
DEC
Division/Bureau
Albany
Central Office
Water/Water Permits
Salary:
Grade:
$44,370- $73,519 (Effective April 2014)
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

Must have valid driver's license or demonstrate ability to meet the transportation needs of the position.

Must be able to work additional hours and travel as needed including overnight (~20%).

Must have or be able to develop a solid working knowledge of computer systems, including word processing, spreadsheets, geographic information systems, and ability to perform basic statistical analysis.

Must be able to prepare effective written communications.

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, environmental engineering technology, civil engineering, civil engineering technology, 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 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. Questions on the examination?& E-mail us at: dec.sm.personnel@dec.ny.gov
Additional Comments Must have a valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Travel, 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: dec.sm.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.