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Biologist 2 Marine

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.

Biologist 2 Marine
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number
Application Due By 5/13/2022
Title Biologist 2 Marine
Location: City
DEC Region
$79,325 - $100,342 Effective 04/2022
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:
You must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation; Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation; or Adirondack Park Agency and have had one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as follows*:

Either A. Biologist 1 (Marine);

Or B. Biologist 1 (Aquatic), Biologist 1 (Ecology), Biologist 1 (Wildlife).

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 under Section 70.1 - One year of permanent competitive service as a Biologist 2 (Aquatic), (Ecology), (Marine) or (Wildlife), SG23.

This is a six-month temporary budgeted item. The incumbent of this position will shadow the current Biologist 2 (Marine).

*If we do not have a viable eligible for this title and no more than three individuals interested from among the interested qualified candidates for this position, it may be possible to make a permanent appointment via non-competitive promotion.

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.