Environmental Chemist 1
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.
|Posting Specific Information|
|Application Due By||12/13/13|
|Title||Environmental Chemist 1|
|Location: City DEC Region Division/Bureau||Gloversville
Fish, Wildlife & Marine Resources/Habitat
|$51,268 - $5190 Effective 04/10
|Work Days||Mon. - Fri.|
|Employment Type||Permanent Budgeted Item|
|Bargaining Unit/MC||PS&T 05 (PEF)|
|Duties/Responsibilities||Under the supervision of an Environmental Chemist 2, conduct all relevant tasks in the quantitative analysis of biological tissues for environmental contaminants including sample preparation, extraction, cleanup, and instrumental analysis. The contaminants that tissue samples are analyzed for include, but are not limited to, PCBs, organochlorine pesticides, and metals. Prepare standards, blanks, and laboratory control samples for quality control/quality assurance purposes. Assist in the review of results and preparation of reports. Assist in the cleaning, maintenance, and calibration of laboratory equipment and glassware. Supervise permanent and seasonal laboratory technicians to insure that SOPs are complied with and all analytical work is conducted to standard.|
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 16 or higher and either:
Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in chemistry or biochemistry and two years of professional experience in the field of chemistry; OR
|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. Travel and overnight may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 20 pounds.|
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
Fax: (518) 402-9038
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.