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Environmental Analyst 3

Applications accepted from current State employees and former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement. You must meet the minimum qualification.

Environmental Analyst 3
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 15-00179+
Application Due By 7/3/15
Title Environmental Analyst 3
Location: City DEC Region Division/Bureau Long Island City
Region 2
Environmental Permits/Regional Staff
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Contingent Permanent/Provisional+
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
Duties/Responsibilities The Region 2 Regional Permit Administrator (RPA) supervises a staff of between eight and twelve environmental analysts and administrative staff in the Division of Environmental Permits of the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Region 2, headquartered in Long Island City, Queens, covers the five boroughs of New York City, an area that houses almost one half the population of New York State in North America's largest city. Region 2 Permits handles approximately 1,000 transactions per year in the form of permitting jurisdictional inquiries for a wide range of construction and other activities, and applications for permits under the Uniform Procedures Act (UPA) including air pollution control, water pollution control, solid and hazardous waste management, and natural resources protection including freshwater and tidal wetlands, protection of waters, and coastal erosion hazard area protection.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements

+Minimum Qualifications for Provisional Appointment:

You must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had one year of permanent competitive service as an Environmental Analyst 2.

For all other qualified individuals, candidates must have:

a bachelor's or higher-level degree in civil, environmental, or geological engineering; environmental planning; environmental studies; environmental, natural, or physical science; land use planning; archeology; geography; or landscape architecture. In addition, you must have experience in a position having substantial relationship to environmental analysis (see definition below) as follows:

four years; two years of which must have been as a supervisor of professional staff.

Definition: Work experience "having substantial relationship to environmental analysis" means that at least 50% of the time is spent preparing and/or reviewing environmental impact statements; providing expert testimony on environmental impact at public hearings; providing consultation on environmental impact laws, rules, and regulations; or conducting office evaluations and field investigations related to multi-disciplinary environmental regulatory programs such as water quality, wetlands, air quality, solid and hazardous waste management, and mining. Experience limited to supervision of clerical staff, technicians, or interns is NOT qualifying.

Substitution: A master's degree in one of the disciplines mentioned above, in addition to a bachelor's degree in one of the disciplines mentioned above, can be substituted for one year of the general work experience, but not for the required supervisory experience.

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 25 or higher and:
Eligible for transfer under Section 52.6: Must have current or prior service in a title designated as 52.6 within two salary grades\one M grade of this position. To determine if your title is designated as 52.6 go to the Department of Civil Service website http://www.cs.ny.gov/ and search for your title under GOT-IT.

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.

Additional Comments 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.
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.