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Business Systems Analyst 1

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

Business Systems Analyst 1
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Control Number
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Title Business Systems Analyst 1 including trainee 1 and trainee 2
Location: City
DEC Region
$42,143 - $70,566 Effective April, 2017
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 of Business Systems Analyst 1 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 11 or higher AND EITHER:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications - bachelor's degree and have a standing on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list;


For SG-18 level: Bachelor's degree AND:
Two years of experience performing at least three of the following activities concurrently:

-Using recognized business analysis methodologies (i.e. Root Cause Analysis, JAD sessions, Focus Groups, Interviewing, Observation) to elicit requirements and determine required solution capabilities as the foundation for meeting the organization's business needs
-Using recognized business analysis techniques (i.e. Data Flow Diagram, Business Process Model, Fish Bone Diagram, Context Diagram) to document requirements for the purpose of designing solutions aimed at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the business process
-Validating/verifying requirements throughout the product/system development life cycle (SDLC) for all changes to processes that would enable the organization to achieve it's goals, address operational inefficiencies, develop benchmarks and measures of quality, create, distribute and analyze results of customer satisfaction surveys; this includes developing test plans/scenarios and logical designs, testing the scenarios, reviewing test results, identifying constraints and risks, and communicating with stakeholders
-Describing in a comprehensive written document(s) (i.e. Business Case, Fit-Gap Analysis document, Functional Specifications, Business Requirements Document [BRD]) what the system, process, or product/service must do in order to satisfy the established business requirements; create update and maintain documentation, and perform impact analysis on all change requests
The following activities are not considered qualifying experience:
Conducting or overseeing operational audits or audits of internal controls to develop audit reports and make recommendations to management regarding policies, practices, procedures and resources
Responsibility limited to forms design and changes to forms
Business related operational responsibilities, including serving internal and external customers, using a business system in the performance of daily operational duties, managing staff with business responsibilities, etc.
Information technology-related responsibilities such as hardware installation, network configuration, software administration and programming
Development of instructional materials and classroom training
Help desk duties including troubleshooting, resolving user issues, and providing customer service

Eligible for transfer under Section 52.6: Must have current or prior permanent service in a title designated as 52.6 and within two salary grades of this position. Determination of titles that are 52.6 eligible can be found on the Department of Civil Service website, search "GOT-IT"

Eligible for transfer to Business Systems Analyst Trainee 1 under Section 70.1: One year of permanent competitive service as an Administrative Analyst Trainee 1, Administrative Assistant Trainee 1, Budgeting Analyst Trainee 1, and Personnel Administrator Trainee 1. Also any language parenthetic for the above titles. Additional titles which qualify can be found on the Department of Civil Service website, search "GOT-IT".

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.

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 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.