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Air Pollution Meteorologist 5

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

Air Pollution Meteorologist 5
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 16-0038+
Application Due By 2/26/16
Title Air Pollution Meteorologist 5
Location: City
DEC Region
Central Office
Air Resources/Air Quality Analysis & Research
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 As Chief of the Impact Assessment and Meteorology Section, the incumbent will supervise a staff of Air Pollution Meteorologists, assigning and reviewing statewide air quality impact analyses and environmental impact statements related to the permitting of power plants, cement manufacturers, municipal and hazardous waste incinerators, landfills and remediation sites. The incumbent will manage the Department's weather and Air Quality Index (AQI) forecasting activities which are used and relied upon throughout the State for health and welfare advisories. The section is also responsible for providing meteorological support to the State Office of Emergency Management (OEM) in response to accidental releases of air contaminants or terrorist actions. The incumbent will review and implement technological developments in the field of air pollution meteorology and serve as a technical expert; and, direct independent modeling support in the development of regulations and the State's 1-hr SO2 attainment designation, or under the SEQRA process.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements

+Minimum Qualifications for Provisional Appointments:

You must be a qualified employee of NYSDEC and have had one year of permanent competitive service as an Air Pollution Meteorologist 3.

Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC

Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title 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. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be 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.