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Environmental Engineering Technician 3

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

Environmental Engineering Technician 3
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Control Number
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Title Environmental Engineering Technician 3
Location: City
DEC Region


$53,826 - $68,511 Effective 4/2021

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
and have had one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as follows: Environmental Engineering Technician 2, Senior Drafting Technician (General), Assistant Land Surveyor 2, Electronic Equipment Mechanic, Senior Laboratory Technician, or Cartographic Technician 3.

Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC

Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as a Principal Engineering Technician.

Open competitive minimum qualifications:
  1. six years of qualifying experience;* or
  2. graduation from high school (or possession of an equivalency diploma issued by a recognized educational authority or a USAFI GED diploma - high school level) and three years of qualifying experience;* or
  3. graduation from a high school technical education program in technical aeronautics, technical architectural drafting and building construction, technical chemistry, industrial chemistry, technical electricity/electronics, technical mechanical design and construction, technical structural drafting and design, technical instrumentation and control systems, or computer circuitry, and two years of qualifying experience;* or
  4. sixty college semester credit hours** as described in option 4 above and one year of qualifying experience;* or
  5. a bachelor's degree in engineering technology or engineering.

* For the purposes of these examinations, "Qualifying Experience" is defined as: engineering technician work in aeronautical, chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, mechanical, or sanitary engineering technology; environmental technology; or as a surveyor or a drafter.
** Courses in the social sciences do not meet the specialized credit hour requirement for these examinations.
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 a permanent NYS employee not employed by the Department of Environmental Conservation or applying for reinstatement, please provide your social security number so that appointment eligibility may be verified.

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.