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Senior Laboratory Technician

No Current Vacancies for Senior Laboratory Technician

Applications accepted from current State employees, former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement. You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Senior Laboratory Technician
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Control Number
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Title Senior Laboratory Technician
Location: City
DEC Region
$44,354 - $54,140 Effective 4/2020
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC CSEA 04
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
Minimum Qualifications for candidates eligible for provisional appointment:
Completion of 120 credit hours of college coursework, with at least 18 credit hours in biology, chemistry, health science, physics, or science technology and six additional credit hours in computer science, mathematics, or science; or three years of experience performing tests and procedures in a laboratory or clinical setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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.

Promotion - one year of service as a Laboratory Technician or a Medical Laboratory Technician.

Transfer Eligible
- One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 10 or higher and either:
1. completed at least 120 semester credit hours of college coursework which includes at least 18 semester credit hours in either biology, chemistry, physics, health science, or science technology and six (6) additional semester credit hours in science, mathematics, or computer science;
Or 2. three years of satisfactory experience in either a laboratory or clinical setting performing laboratory tests and procedures;
Or 3. a combination of 1 and 2 above equaling three years. College study will be credited in six-month segments, with 15 semester credit hours equaling six months. Credits must include at least 18 semester credit hours in either biology, chemistry, physics, health science, or science technology and six (6) additional semester credit hours in science, mathematics, or computer science.
If there is a viable promotion examination eligible list (three acceptors) for this position, candidates who qualify based on 70.4 transfer options cannot be considered.

Senior Laboratory Technicians may be required to meet requirements as stated in Title 10, Part 58-1.4 of New York State Code, Rules and Regulations.
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.