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Research Scientist 1

No Current Vacancies for Research Scientist 1

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

Research Scientist 1
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Control Number
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Title Research Scientist 1
Location: City
DEC Region
$60,069 - $76,387 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 two years of professional research experience in an appropriate field; or a Master's degree in an appropriate field and one year of professional research experience in that field. The position requires strong written and verbal communication skills. A Master of Science or higher degree in Public Health, or Epidemiology and Biostatistics or Environmental Health or related field is preferred.

Area of Specialty is Air Pollution. Preference will be given to candidates who possess experience in the following fields: air quality modeling, statistical analysis and interpretation of data, ambient air quality measurements, environmental chemistry, toxicology, and risk communication.

Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to prepare detailed, technically accurate, well written reports.
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills to present results and analysis.
  • Must have knowledge and experience in the use of higher-level computer programs.
  • Must be able to travel to meetings and conferences.
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.