Environmental Chemist 1 - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

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Environmental Chemist 1

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.

Environmental Chemist 1
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 18-431
Application Due By 08/17/2018
Title Environmental Chemist 1; including Trainee 1 and Trainee 2
Location: City DEC Region
Division/Bureau
Gloversville
Region 5
Fish & Wildlife
Salary:
Grade:
$42,986 - $71,980 Effective 04/2018
18/13/14 Salary and appointment level dependent upon qualifications of 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

Serve as an analytical chemist for the Analytical Services Unit at Hale Creek Field Station.
The primary duties include:
Analyze fish and wildlife samples using gas chromatography/electron capture detector (GC/ECD) and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) for PCBs and organochlorine pesticides.
Maintain laboratory equipment at optimal working condition.
Prepare and maintain laboratory SOPs.
Ensure that the appropriate quality assurance/quality control measures are implemented and consistently followed.
Interpret and prepare data reports for the Analytical Services Unit Leader.

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 11 or higher and either:

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

Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: One year as permanent competitive service in a title approved for 70.1 transfer..

55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications 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 55b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligible): Bachelor's or higher degree with 24 credits in biochemistry and/or chemistry.

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 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. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 40 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: 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.