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Associate Industrial Hygienist

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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.

Associate Industrial Hygienist
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Title Associate Industrial Hygienist
Location: City
DEC Region

$67,703 - $85,635 Effective 03/14
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
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.

Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 21 or higher and either:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below;
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as an Associate Industrial Hygienist.

Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 70.4 transfer eligibles): 1) a master's degree in industrial hygiene; or in occupational safety and health, environmental health, or environmental science which must include 12 credit hours in industrial hygiene and one year of experience in industrial hygiene.* Include with your application a list of industrial hygiene courses completed;
OR 2) a bachelor's degree in a field listed in "1" above and two years of experience in industrial hygiene;*
OR 3) a bachelor's degree in physical, biological, or engineering science; or in engineering which must include eight credit hours in chemistry and three years of experience in industrial hygiene.* Include with your application a list of chemistry courses completed.
* For the purposes of this posting, experience in industrial hygiene is defined as the identification and quantification of occupational health hazards, the development of practical methods to control or eliminate occupational health hazards, and the study and control of diseases which includes communicable diseases and other environmental factors affecting health, such as radiation, ergonomics, noise, pressure, and toxic materials including dust, gases, metals, mists, and vapors.
When applying, you must include sufficient specific information to show how you meet the minimum qualifications.

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
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


Additional Notes:

If you are on an eligible list for this title, please state that information and your score in a cover letter.

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.