Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement
It is the policy of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to provide for and promote equal employment opportunity in employment compensation and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, Vietnam Era Veteran status, genetic predisposition, or carrier status.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is committed to assuring equal employment opportunity and equal access to services, programs and activities for individuals with disabilities. It is the policy of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability to enable such individual to perform the essential functions of the state government position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is employed. Further, it is the policy of the Department to provide reasonable accommodation for religious observers.
The policy applies to all employment practices and actions. It includes, but is not limited to, recruitment, job application process, examination and testing, hiring, training, disciplinary actions, rate of pay or other compensation, advancement, classification, transfer, reassignment and promotions. The Department's designated person for issues concerning Equal Employment Opportunity is Juan T. Abadia, Affirmative Action Administrator, 625 Broadway, 10th Floor, Albany, New York 12233-5064, (518) 402-9259.