Climate Policy Analyst 2 - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

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Climate Policy Analyst 2

Applications are being accepted from current state employees, those eligible for reinstatement based on prior permanent competitive service, and candidates on an eligible list for the position. Candidates on the eligible list for the position MUST include the list title and score received in a cover letter.

Climate Policy Analyst 2
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 18-418
Application Due By 08/17/2018
Title Climate Policy Analyst 2
Location: City
DEC Region
Central Office
Executive/Climate Change

$73,284 - $92,693 Effective 04/2018

Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Permanent
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
Duties/Responsibilities The CPA 2 will work within the Office of Climate Change to support to the delivery of mitigation and adaptation programs critical to fulfilling the state's climate agenda. The CPA 2 will support Executive commitments to leadership on climate in developing programs such as low-carbon transportation, Resilient NY, EPF funding, short-lived climate pollutants, energy planning, SEQR implementation and initiatives that demonstrate the State's leadership by example. The CPA 2 may lead internal project teams, coordinate interactions with other state agencies and stakeholders, conduct analyses, draft reports, and manage communications related to the state's climate programs. The CPA 2 will apply knowledge, skills and aptitude in such areas as climate science, ecosystem management, government operations, project management, contract management, economic analyses, facilitation and written and oral communication to support development and application of policy and resources to achieve Office of Climate Change goals and objectives.
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.

Open competitive minimum qualifications for 70.4 transfer eligible:

Either 1. A bachelor's degree in climate policy, climate science, economics, engineering, environmental sciences, physical or natural sciences, planning, public policy, or sustainability AND three years of qualifying experience as listed below,** which must include one year of experience involved in environmental analysis of climate change issues;

Or 2. A master's degree in one of the required disciplines in #1 AND two years of qualifying experience as listed below,** which must include one year of experience involved in environmental analysis of climate change issues;

Or 3. A Ph.D. in one of the required disciplines in #1 AND one year of full-time professional experience involved in environmental analysis of climate change issues.

**Qualifying Experience: full-time professional experience in the establishment of environmental programs; preparing or reviewing climate relevant policies, plans, projects, regulations or environmental impact statements; preparing professional testimony for use in hearings or trials involving environmental matters; or preparing environmental analysis of climate change issues.

Additional Comments Must have a valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Travel may be required. Overtime may be required.
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.