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Research Scientist 2

No Current Vacancies for Research Scientist 2

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

Research Scientist 2
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number
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Title Research Scientist 2
Location: City
DEC Region
$73,863 - $93,519 Effective 4/2021
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
A bachelor's degree and three years of professional research experience in natural sciences; or a master's degree in natural sciences may substitute for one year of experience, and a Ph.D. in natural sciences may substitute for an additional year of experience. Aviation science degrees or experience with aviation are preferred but not required. Geoscience degrees or experience in the geosciences is also preferred but not required. Preference will be given to candidates who possess academic credentials and experience in the following fields; remote sensing and photogrammetry, GIS, GNSS, aerial detection systems, digital image analysis, thematic classification, cartography, traditional surveying, statistics, and database management. Strong written and oral communication skills are required.

Area of Specialty is Geomatics.
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 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.