Environmental Program Director/Division of Environmental Remediation - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

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Environmental Program Director/Division of Environmental Remediation

Applications accepted from the general public (including current and past state employees and 55-b/c candidates.) You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Environmental Program Director/Division of Environmental Remediation
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *17-385+
Application Due By 10/27/2017
Title Environmental Program Director/Division of Environmental Remediation
Location: City
DEC Region
Central Office
Division of Environmental Remediation
$128,643 - $161,809 Effective 04/2017
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Full Time
Appointment Type *Permanent/Non-Competitive+
Jurisdictional Class Non-Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC M/C (06)
Duties/Responsibilities The incumbent will serve as the Director of the Division of Environmental Remediation and is responsible for management of environmental cleanups (under the State Superfund Program, Federal Superfund Program, Brownfield Cleanup Program, Environmental Restoration Program, and Voluntary Cleanup Program); hazardous waste management (under the Federal RCRA Program and the State Environmental Conservation Law); regulation of bulk storage (including petroleum bulk storage facilities, major oil storage facilities, and active chemical bulk storage facilities); environmental radiation regulation; and spill response. The Director advises the Deputy Commissioner of Environmental Remediation and Materials Management and the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation on the formulation of policy relative to the Department's responsibilities for statewide management of the Division's programs. He or she participates in formulating new legislation and regulations in the above-mentioned areas and takes appropriate action to secure compliance with existing law and regulations. The Director supervises the activities of the Bureaus within the Division and of staff in the nine regional programs working on matters relating to the above-mentioned areas. He or she coordinates with and, when appropriate, participates in the activities of the state, interstate, and federal agencies and the compacts, commissions and boards concerned with matters addressed by the Division's programs. The Director performs all other executive functions required for the effective management and administration of the Division's programs including budgeting and planning, program evaluation, performance evaluations, and reporting.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements

+Minimum Qualifications for Non-Competitive Appointments:

A Bachelor's and nine years of experience in a field related to environmental conservation, protection, or natural resources; at least four years of which must be managerial. Managerial experience must include responsibility for implementation of program goals and objectives within established budgets and supervision or coordination of staff to achieve specific objectives.

NOTE: A Master's Degree may be substituted for one year of the non-managerial experience and a Ph.D. may be substituted for two years of the non-managerial experience.

Additional Comments

Must have 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 for emergency response. Must be available to respond to after- hours 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: PostingResponses@dec.ny.gov

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.