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Research Scientist 3

No Current Vacancies for Research Scientist 3

Applications accepted from the general public (including current and past state employees.) You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Research Scientist 3
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Title Research Scientist 3 Area of Specialty: Water Pollution
Location: City
DEC Region
$76,748 - $96,732 Effective 04/15
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type
Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive+
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on Civil Service requirements

Qualifications include a Bachelor's degree and four years of professional experience as it relates to research in the fields of non-point source water pollution control, algal toxins or watershed management; or a Master's degree and three years of such experience or a doctorate in the appropriate field and one year of such experience.

Strong public speaking skills and ability to describe complex issues to stakeholders and the public in simple terms.

Strong writing skills and experience with competitive grants and contracting.

Good understanding of NYS water quality standards, regulations and Division of Water technical, operational and guidance documents.

Knowledge of the nonpoint source impacts from Animal Feeding Operations (AFOs) and Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) and other non-agricultural related sources.

Additional Comments
To Apply Qualified candidates should forward a resume and/or Employment Application which clearly indicates how the minimum qualifications are meet 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.