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Engineering Geologist 2

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

Engineering Geologist 2
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 15-004
Application Due By 1/30/15
Title Engineering Geologist 2
Location: City DEC Region Division/Bureau Albany
Central Office
Environmental Remediation/Remedial Bureau C
Salary:
Grade:
$71,309 - $90,020 Effective 04/14
24
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 Review and analyze geologic data functioning as a senior level geologist managing some of the most complex Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) projects in the State. These projects require extensive knowledge of MGP contaminant fate and transport; available remedial technologies; and ability to confidently interact with the regulated utilities, USEPA and the public. The position will require the management of the heavy workload associated with these high profile MGP projects including three State lead MGP projects adjacent to the Gowanus Canal National Priorities List site, which are a major source of the contaminants to the canal. This position requires a person technically proficient and knowledgeable in the USEPA Superfund program, capable of managing multiple priorities, and willing to closely coordinate with all involved agencies. Functions will also include management of projects in other DER remedial programs (e.g., Brownfield Cleanup Program), coordinating and directing on-site activities, and participation in meetings with consultants and contractors. Field assignments and supervision of lower level Engineering Geologists may be required. Required functions are to be performed with a high degree of independence.
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 22 or higher and :
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below;
or

Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 70.4 transfer eligibles): bachelor's or higher level degree including or supplemented by at least 60 semester credit hours in the physical sciences and mathematics, at least 30 semester credit hours of which must be in geology, geochemistry, hydrogeology, geological engineering, or geophysics. In addition you must have four years of professional experience in geology. Substitution
A master's or higher level degree in geology, geophysics, geological engineering, earth science, geochemistry or hydrogeology may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.

If there is a viable promotion examination eligible list (three acceptors) for this position, candidates who qualify based on 70.4 transfer or under the 55-b/55-c options cannot be considered.

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. 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 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.