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Environmental Analyst 1

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.

Environmental Analyst 1
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 21-623 (Repost of 21-488)
Application Due By 12/17/21
Title Environmental Analyst 1 including Trainee 1 and Trainee 2
Location: City
DEC Region
Division/Bureau
Albany
Central Office
Environmental Permits
Salary:
Grade:
$45,617 - $76,387 Effective 4/2021
18/13/14 Salary and appointment level dependent upon qualifications of candidate
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Contingent Permanent
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
Duties/Responsibilities The primary duties of the position consist of information management activities to support statewide environmental permitting, which include preparing weekly notices for the DEC Environmental Notice Bulletin; assisting regional staff using the Department's permit application and facility databases; and providing quality control/quality assurance assistance for permit application information. Additional duties may include support for the analysis, development, and testing of a new permit information system, administration of SharePoint sites, and other data quality and information management initiatives. Preferred knowledge, skills, and experience include environmental/natural science coursework, demonstrated problem solving, and the ability to learn systems such as SharePoint, databases, website development, and GIS. Performing the essential functions described above requires familiarity with Microsoft Office suite and ability to use desktop and laptop computing.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on Civil Service requirements
Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC
or

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.
or

Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 11 or higher and either:

Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below;
or

Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as an Environmental Program Specialist 1, trainee 1 or 2.

*55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below 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.

Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligible):

A bachelor's or higher degree in agricultural engineering, agronomy, archeology, atmospheric science, biochemistry, biology, chemical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, coastal resources management, cultural resources and historic preservation studies, ecology, ecosystem management, environmental biology, environmental engineering, environmental health, environmental planning, environmental science, environmental studies, environmental toxicology, forest science, forestry, geochemistry, geography, geological engineering, geology, hydrology, land use planning, landscape architecture, marine science, meteorology, natural resources, natural resources conservation, natural resources management, natural resources planning, natural science, physical science, or physics.

Examples of non-qualifying degrees are, but not limited to, Criminal Justice, Cultural Anthropology, Environmental and Business Economics, Environmental Health Policy, Public Health, Science Education or any education discipline, Urban or City Planning.

Appointment Information:

Most employees will be appointed to the Trainee 1 job title.

Appointments to this job title require a two-year traineeship that starts at the Trainee 1, G-13, and advances, after one year of acceptable performance, to Trainee 2, G-14. After one year of acceptable performance as a Trainee 2, employees advance to the Environmental Analyst 1, G-18, job title described above. No further Civil Service examination is required for advancement from Trainee 1 to Trainee 2, or from Trainee 2 to the Environmental Analyst 1.

Advanced Placement Appointments:

For most trainee titles, employees may be able to be appointed directly to the Trainee 2 level or to the full performance title if they meet certain qualifications. This is known as advanced placement and is at the discretion of the hiring agency. View the qualifications for advanced placement (PDF), on the Civil Service website.
Additional Comments Must have a valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required.
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

E-Mail: PostingResponses@dec.ny.gov

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.