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Senior Drafting Technician (Architectural)

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.

Senior Drafting Technician (Architectural)
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Posting Specific Information
Control Number
Application Due By
Title Senior Drafting Technician (Architectural)
Location: City
DEC Region

$42,986 - $55,008 Effective 4/2018
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
Minimum Qualifications for Provisional Appointment or 55-b/55-c Appointment:

Either 1: An associate's degree in engineering, engineering technology, construction technology, architecture, or architectural technology;

Or 2: A certificate in computer-aided drafting* issued by a regionally accredited college or university AND one year of specialized experience on architectural projects;

Or 3: Two years of drafting experience including at least one year of specialized drafting experience on architectural projects.

*Certificates from Trade or Technical Schools will be accepted only if they are institutions that are regionally accredited or recognized by the NYS Department of Education as following acceptable educational practices. To check if your certificate came from an educational institution accepted by NYS Department of Education, please visit the NYS Department of Education website (Link leaves DEC website) and if your school is listed, select it to see if a drafting program is also listed. Please Note: It is the drafting program that needs to be accepted, not just the school.

55-b/55-c candidates must meet the minimum qualifications above and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.

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.

Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 11 or higher and:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: permanent competitive service as a Senior Drafting Technician General and Senior Drafting Technician Structural.

Additional Comments
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.