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Assistant Land Surveyor 2

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.

Assistant Land Surveyor 2
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *15-00212+
Application Due By 7/17/15
Title Assistant Land Surveyor 2
Location: City
DEC Region
Division/Bureau
Northville
Region 5
Lands & Forests
Salary:
Grade:
$42,555 - $51,830 Effective 04/2015
13
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Permanent/Provisional+
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC CSEA 02
Duties/Responsibilities Under direct supervision of the Land Surveyor, performs boundary line surveys of land being acquired by the State, or currently owned by the State. Assists the Land Surveyor in preparing consultant survey contracts and reviewing consultants' work. Should be able to hike long distances while carrying survey equipment. Knowledge of snowshoeing and cross country skiing would be helpful.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements

+Minimum Qualifications for Provisional Appointments:

1. a bachelor's or higher-level degree in land surveying; OR
2. an associate's degree in land surveying and one year of experience in land surveying;** OR
3. 36 semester credit hours including eight semester credit hours in land surveying, and eight
semester credit hours in computer applications, algebra, calculus, geometry or trigonometry* and
two years of experience in land surveying;** OR
4. four years of experience in land surveying. **

* You MUST submit a list of qualifying courses or a copy of your transcript(s) with your
application, including the course title, name of college or university, number of semester credit
hours per course, and the date or expected date of completion. Applications submitted under this
option without a list of relevant courses will be disapproved.

** In order to be considered qualifying, your land surveying experience must have included
experience in both the technical field and office aspects of the profession. For the purpose of
these examinations:

1. Technical field experience must have included measurements of space, water, land and
structures to determine boundaries, areas, elevations, alignments, and locations;
2. Office experience must have included evaluation and analysis of field data and research of
public and private land records.
Notes
1. Your degree or college credit must have been awarded by a regionally accredited college or
university or one recognized by the NYS Education Department as following acceptable educational
practices. If your degree or college credit was awarded by an educational institution outside the
United States and its territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency.

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 - Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below;

55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications above and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.

Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles): For appointment as an Assistant Land Surveyor 2: a bachelor's or higher-level degree in land surveying; OR
an associate's degree in land surveying and one year of experience in land surveying;** OR
36 semester credit hours including eight semester credit hours in land surveying, and eight semester credit hours in computer applications, algebra, calculus, geometry or trigonometry*, and two years of experience in land surveying;** OR
four years of experience in land surveying.**
* You MUST submit a list of qualifying courses or a copy of your transcript(s) with your application, including the course title, name of college or university, number of semester credit hours per course, and the date of completion. Applications submitted under this option without a list of relevant courses will not be considered.
** In order to be considered qualifying, your land surveying experience must have included experience in both the technical field and office aspects of the profession. For the purpose of these qualifications: Technical field experience must have included measurements of space, water, land, and structures to determine boundaries, areas, elevations, alignments, and locations; Office experience must have included evaluation and analysis of field data and research of public and private land records. 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. 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. Must be available for emergency response. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds.
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.