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Engineering Geologist 3

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

Engineering Geologist 3
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 16-0022
Application Due By 2/19/16
Title Engineering Geologist 3
Location: City DEC Region Division/Bureau Albany
Central Office
Environmental Remediation/Technical Support

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 Supervise the Emergency Response Coordination Section (ERCS) within the Division of Environmental Remediation (DER). As needed, coordinate the response actions of the DER Spill Response Program (SRP) across all regions for both routine spill events and major events. Act as the DER Program Emergency Response Coordinator when spill events include other DEC divisions. Manage section staff to effectively carry out the functions of the ERCS. Act as the assistant DEC representative to the federal Regional Response Team (RRT Region 2). Carry out "readiness reviews" of the regional spill response programs. Manage DER tasks associated with Executive Order 125 for spill preparedness activities associated with the transportation of crude oil in NYS.

Support DER actions to manage the SRP vehicle fleet and support the DEC Dispatch Center regarding the Spills Hotline. Direct the update of Division policies including DER's Spill Guidance Manual. Support DER rule makings associated with the SRP. Participate and sometimes coordinate project reviews for regional spill cases assessing the conclusions of staff geologists regarding groundwater flow direction, velocity, contaminant distribution, fate and transport. Provide expert hydrogeological testimony as needed by the Office of State Comptroller Spill Fund. Additional duties to be discussed during the interview.
Minimum Qualifications

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.

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 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, 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 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.